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Catherine Stewart

Writer and Director, Freelance in Portsmouth, NH

What is performance?

PRESENTED ON NOV 05, 2014
IN PORTSMOUTH NH @ VOL 20

Catherine is a freelance theatre-maker, facilitator and filmmaker with a passion for empowering people through the use of the creative arts whilst creating unique experiences for both audiences and artists alike. In 2008, after being awarded the White Rose Scholarship for Innovation for enterprising ideas in the creative industries, she graduated from the University of Leeds (Bretton Hall) with a BA(hons) in Theatre and Performance, focusing on directing whilst developing skills in writing, physical theatre, puppetry and multimedia. In 2009, she set up Design Unbound Ltd with her partner, a web development agency with clients such as Avon Cosmetics and World Duty Free. After moving to the US from her native Scotland in early 2012, Catherine is returning to both theatre and film. She is currently developing a one-woman show about our connection to food and the industry that guards it called At the Table and runs Film Unbound LLC in the Seacoast region, a media production company that makes both fictional and documentary films for distribution and clients.

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Playing with Film 2: Philm & Farmacy

BY LULÚ DE PANBEHCHI
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 04, 2012

Lulu De Panbehchi believes that what is good for her is also good for film. She experiments with different substances' effects in developing her photographs. (in English)

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Emblem, I

BY GABRIEL EMBEHA
@ VOL 16 ON AUG 21, 2013

Emblem, I is a transmedia story told via a wide variety of objects, events and participants worldwide. It includes a novel, a feature film and a number of performance pieces. The enigmatic Gabriel Embeha gives us a peek into the alternate world he has created.

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Who before What, Identity before Purpose

BY BEN HODSON
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 05, 2014

Ben Hodson asks us to focus on our identity over other definitions. Be defined by who you are not what you do and your work will flow from that.

 

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Creating a Film from Scratch

BY PHILIP LEUNG
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 06, 2014

Ever thought about making a film, but have very little experience? Philip Leung and Alex Narvaez discuss what it takes to shoot, direct, and edit a film that can gain festival exposure in under a year. All you need is passion.

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Music Drives Work Performance?

BY CAHILL PUIL
@ VOL 5 ON NOV 21, 2014

Entrepreneur, Start-Up Consultant & Fitness Enthusiast, Cahill Puil enjoys optimizing performance in sales, marketing and bio-hacking. What if one tool could hack your work performance for peak-state every day - and sub-consciously influence others to do the same?

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Teacher As...

BY DAVID THOMPSON
@ VOL 13 ON APR 20, 2016

David Thompson teaches education studies and popular culture, so naturally his talk is on teachers in film, from Educating Rita to The History Boys to Carry On Teacher! What can teachers learn from these teachers?

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Dumb Movies for Dumb Men

BY MERYL MURMAN
@ VOL 2 ON NOV 20, 2016

What is a dance that is a film? A film that is a dance? How can we use kinesthetic literacy to read and deconstruct popular forms of action-based cinema through a queer and post-colonial lens? Join Meryl Murman in asking 20 questions we know could be asking ourselves, or our bodies, or both, when we look at media images.

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Free Fall (don’t mind the gravity): Creating Devised Performance

BY JEANETTE PLOURDE
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 03, 2017

"Devising performance or creating new work...gives movement, object, light, sound, space, text..."

In Free Fall (don’t mind the gravity): Creating Devised Performance at PechaKucha Night Baton Rouge Vol. 3 Jeanette Plourde asks: what’s possible when we look beyond distinctions between theatre, movement, dance, and the docking of a Riverboat? Watch this presentation to find out!

 

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CrossFit and Feminist?: CrossFit as Performance

BY SHANNON WALSH
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 31, 2017

Shannon Walsh is a fitness-averse performance scholar and wannabe woman warrior. This year, on a whim, she took a 6-week “best self challenge” CrossFit course at a local gym. What she discovered changed the way she saw herself, her relationship to the world, and the way she sees theatre.