The Evolution of Cabiria: Part 1

“Where the streets have no name…” By John S. Murphy, Founder and Artistic Director When I began performing on a street corner in the late 90’s, I had no idea that my idea of performative mythology would grow to be what The Cabiri is now. To see your project grow through infancy, to adolescence and then to approach adulthood, is a stupendous thing. Now, after two years of searching, we are approaching opening our own rehearsal training space, and in that next step there is time for reflection of what happens when you carry through with your dreams. It all
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Building Arcadia

by Charly McCreary, Managing Director A friend and fellow aerial studio owner (Beverly Sobelman of Versatile Arts) told me she had a dream about our new space Arcadia the other night. She doesn’t remember much about the actual physical characteristics of it, except that it was “dreamy.” Her subconscious was surprisingly aligned with my vision for our new space – aptly named Arcadia, an ancient Greek realm described as an idyllic paradise where nymphs and satyrs frolic and roam freely. Let me rewind a few years to provide some context. Well, maybe more than a few years. At risk of
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