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20 Feb, 2020

Five Questions for “Air Play” creator Christina Gelsone

By |Feb 20, 2020|2019-2020 Season|0 Comments

Christina Gelsone, creator and performer of Air Play, took some time out of her busy schedule (via email, from hot, wet, monsoon season in Singapore!) to answer a few questions about this circus-meets-science performance that is heading to The Purchase [...]

5 Feb, 2020

Sometimes Dressing Rooms are Not Just for Dressing…

By |Feb 5, 2020|Behind the Scenes|0 Comments

Backstage with Christy Havard, Director of Production As we all know dressing rooms are for actors, dancers, and all other artists to change into their costumes, study their lines, shower, rest and relax between scenes or pieces. Well, I thought [...]

14 Jan, 2020

Backstage with Christy Havard, Director of Production: Fly System Rehab

By |Jan 14, 2020|Behind the Scenes|0 Comments

When I started here at The Purchase PAC back in the 2004-2005 season , most of our counterweight fly systems still had manila (hemp) hand lines in their operating system and hemp for the breasting / pick lines. Over the [...]