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www.katebell.info
kate

Is a writer, theater-maker, musician, and teaching artist. She believes that theater-making can be a powerful tool for social justice, and her work often explores possibilities for change. Kate grew up in a sanctuary church in Seattle, WA, which housed political refugees from Central America during the 1980s; she learned to be an activist on issues of immigration and global imperialism from a young age. She wrote her first play about growing up in a sanctuary church. Kate’s recent activist projects include being a Curator and working with the Educational Unit for Letters to the Revolution (www.letterstotherevolution.com). Kate’s plays have been produced or developed in New York at the Downtown Urban Theater Festival at HERE Arts Center, Park Avenue Armory (Education Department Space Grant), Culture Project, Theater for the New City, Red Fern Theatre Company, New Perspectives Theatre, The Bechdel Group, Naked Angels Tuesdays @ 9, Sanguine Theatre Company, Manhattan Theater Source, Gallery Players, Random Access Theatre, and at Baruch College (with Committed Theatre), as well as in the Washington D.C. Area by Silver Spring Stage, and in the Appalachian Play Festival at the Barter Theatre in Abingdon, VA. Past honors include Finalist for Shakespeare’s New Contemporaries Program at the American Shakespeare Center, a DUTF Audience Award, Semi-finalist for the Lila Acheson Wallace Playwriting Fellowship at Juilliard, Finalist for The Playwrights Realm Fellows Program, Finalist/Honorable Mention for the Bay Area Playwrights Festival, Semi-finalist for the O’Neill Theater Conference, and runner-up finalist for the Princess Grace Award. Her plays have been published on Indie Theater Now and in The Book of Estrogenius. She’s also collaborated with the New York Philharmonic on their Very Young People’s Concerts.

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www.juliacavagna.online
julia

Is a 37 years old actress, director, physical dramaturg and teacher from Buenos Aires, Argentina. She studied Sociology at UBA and classical and physical theater at EMAD and Belisario, Club de Cultura. From the beginning she learned about collective work and creating original pieces. Since 2013 she lives in New York. From the start she realized that the only way of staying here was by finding a way to connect with the others, a way of communication. She has been fortunate to create collective works from scratch with companies that she founded in collaboration with other fellow artists: Lampazo Group, Onderdonk Collective and Las Pibas Theater Company. The three groups started from discussions related to what they wanted to say about society, along improvisations and the use of simple and economic objects. Every performance of these groups could be made everywhere. The three groups have the need to talk about hierarchy, personal relationships, vulnerability, exposition and the essential needs that every human being has. These experiences reaffirmed her basic belief, theater is a medium of political and ideological communication that allows to send messages that open the debate and allow societies to rethink. On 2016 she was selected to participate in EMERGENYC Artist Residency (Hemispheric New York Emerging Performers Program) and on 2019 she was awarded, among Kate Bell, to the 2019 Brooklyn Arts Fund program. She performed regularly in completely dissimilar venues. From big theaters to basements, houses and different countries. Just to name a few, Julia has been featured in : Metropolitan Opera, HERE Arts Center, Dixon´s place, El Bastión (Puerto Rico), Gran Teatro Liceo (Barcelona), Knockdown Center, Centro Cultural San Martin (Buenos Aires), Brasil and Thailand.