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Cucalorus Stage

Cucalorus Stage showcases outlandish, alternative, heartwarming, and original new performers. This year, most events will be virtual, bringing together all kinds of work including theatre, music, comedy, dance, spoken word, and also time to get-together. Beloved Emcees will welcome you to films and shows, inviting living room theatrics onto the silver screen, and grounding the festival in place and time. Valuing collective embodiment, Cucalorus Stage bridges interpersonal experiences with digital landscapes to inspire future worlds. 

Emcees

Various
In addition to Emcees appearing before films and shows, this year there will be special—spatially distanced—pop-up performances at the Curbside Cinema at UNCW by these local performers! Best Summer Ever...

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Filmmakers Lounge: hosted by Kelley Van Dilla

Host: Kelley Van Dilla
This years Filmmakers Lounges will be hosted on Zoom by artists close to Cucalorus. They will be digital gathering spaces to congregate, reflect, and engage with each other. Further descriptions...

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Filmmakers Lounge: hosted by Sophie Traub

Host: Sophie Traub
This years Filmmakers Lounges will be hosted on Zoom by artists close to Cucalorus. They will be digital gathering spaces to congregate, reflect, and engage with each other. Further descriptions...

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Gazed At: Stories of a Mortal Body

Julie-Ann Scott-Pollock
An autobiographical performance that combines storytelling, poetry, and digital art to ask audiences to embrace, rather than fear, the inevitability of our bodies breaking down.

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LiveLab: Meet-up

In collaboration with CultureHub
CultureHub will facilitate a meet-up for participants to learn about LiveLab, a browser-based media-router for collaborative performance developed by CultureHub. LiveLab is free and open-source and empowers artists and arts...

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