Artmonk Retreat 2011

Posted by on Mar 21, 2011 in News, Performances, Projects | No Comments

A crew of 26 Artmonks experienced the second annual Art Monastery spiritual retreat at the energetically vibrating Integratron in California. Actors, musicians, writers, artists, all. The coldness of the January Mojave desert was bone chillling. Over 10 days Joel and Michelle Levey guided, supported, cried, hugged us through multiple meditation practices to access those that […]

Guest-blogger Candace Smith on La Clausura Sconfinata

Posted by on May 3, 2009 in Projects | One Comment

A guest-post by Candace Smith, the founder of Cappella Artemisia, an ensemble of women whose repertoire is the music of Italian convents of the 16th & 17th centuries. Candace writes: I was delighted to take part in the first full-scale Art Monastery project: La Clausura Sconfinata . It was a true synergy of artistic talents: dancers, […]

Guest-blogger Ann Allen on La Clausura Sconfinata

Posted by on May 1, 2009 in Projects | No Comments

Ann writes: 10 days, 12 women,  1 small Italian town – I don’t know if Narni knew what it was letting itself in for when it agreed to include a performance of the Clausura into its medieval festival. An intense week was had by all rehearsing, eating, sleeping together much like the nuns life we […]