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April 2019

Thursday Evening Workshops

Narrowsburg Union
Thursday, Apr. 25
5:30 pm
- 7:30 pm
Free

Farm Arts Collective offers free collaborative performance workshops every Thursday evening. Topics include: performance, music, stilt-walking, video, writing, design, visual art, puppetry, and production management. Specific workshops feature a guest artist sharing their expertise. Attend one workshop or attend them all! Updates on the workshops can be found on our Instagram, Facebook and on our calendar. Workshops will take place in the Delaware Hall.

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Beautiful Farm

Farm Days: Farmers Roundtable

Farm Arts Collective
Sunday, Apr. 28
3:00 pm
- 6:00 pm
Free

How do we define success and what are the components of a successful farm? Local farmers are invited to a round table discussion facilitated by farmer Greg Swartz of Willow Wisp Organic Farm. This broad conversation will help us think about how to plan and manage our farms and it will help shape future programming of Farm Arts Collective. As part of the conversation, Brian Fox of Salem Mountain Farm will talk about garlic production: from spring to harvest. Bring food…

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May 2019

Out of Mind

Out of Mind

Tusten Theatre
Saturday, May. 4
8:00 pm
- 9:00 pm

Book tickets at Delaware Valley Arts Alliance. Out of Mind is a hybrid lecture-performance that explores the neuroscience of depression. Dr. Allison C. Waters, a neuroscientist at Mount Sinai Center for Advanced Circuit Therapeutics conducts an experiment using the brain waves and skills of theatre artist Tannis Kowalchuk, Farm Arts Collective. Out of Mind begins in classic lecture format that soon transforms into-a multi-layered performance experience with poetry, song, and theatrical text.  Waters and Kowalchuk share the results of laboratory…

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Farm Days: Women Who Horse

Farm Arts Collective
Saturday, May. 18
11:00 am
- 2:00 pm
Ticket: $15*

"How many of you remember the first time you saw a horse?" Join Jennifer Canfield for a workshop about the human-horse connection, the agricultural aspects of horse keeping, behavior and the predator/prey dynamic, our expectations, the importance of keeping in the moment, and how being with horses enhances our human to human relationships. Long-time horse owner, Jennifer halted her breeding program in 2004 in favor of advocating for unwanted horses. “Each life is precious. As humans we need to be…

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June 2019

Celebration

Farm Arts Collective Opening Ceremony

Farm Arts Collective
Sunday, Jun. 2
3:00 pm
- 6:00 pm
FREE. Donations appreciated.

Come celebrate the grand opening of Farm Arts Collective at Willow Wisp Organic Farm. The afternoon begins with a blessing from members of the Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania followed by a farm tour led by the Willow Wisp farm team and performances by the Farm Arts Collective ensemble. This event is a fundraiser for Farm Arts Collective, and donations will be gratefully accepted at the door. Refreshments provided.

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Trout Parade

Saturday, Jun. 8
12:00 pm

Farm Arts Collective will appear at the Trout Parade in Livingston Manor.  Look for Farm Arts Collective as the company of stilt walkers entertains the crowd pre-parade on Main Street starting at 12 noon.  

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July 2019

Medicine In Your Garden

Farm Days: “Medicine in your Garden”

Farm Arts Collective
Saturday, Jul. 6
10:00 am
- 12:00 pm
Ticket: $15*

Learn about healing herbs that can be grown in your own backyard! Karen and Cortney Whitmore (mother and daughter) will lead a workshop detailing the medicinal plants and herbs that they have been cultivating in a home garden for many years. Participants will gather at the Farm Arts Collective greenhouse for registration and then go up the hill to the Whitmore’s homestead. The tour will be highlighted by a special reading of Gerrard’s Herbal (circa 1636) accompanied by the gentle…

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Group Photo RBS

Farm Days: Farmers Market Tour & Cooking Class

Narrowsburg Farmers Market
Saturday, Jul. 20
10:00 am
- 2:00 pm
Ticket: $75*

Join chef Cheryl Perry of Red Barn Studio for a lively walk through Narrowsburg Farmers Market, where she'll take you through the market and show you how to shop like a chef. You’ll never look at fresh produce the same! Then, we move on to the Narrowsburg Union kitchen for a hands-on cooking class where the Cheryl teaches you how to turn the bounty from the market into creative and delicious dishes. Enjoy a relaxed culinary experience filled with inspiration,…

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August 2019

Shakespeare Sold Out

Shakespeare on the Farm

Farm Arts Collective
Saturday, Aug. 3
6:30 pm
- 8:00 pm
Ticket: $20 Adult / $10 Child*

An enchanted farm tour and site specific performance created and performed by Farm Arts Collective's actors, stilt walkers, and Madrigal choir. Led by Titania (Queen of the Fairies, Midsummer Night's Dream) the performance holds a mirror to nature drawing parallels between agrarian ecology and humanity's struggles and triumphs. Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, King Lear, Puck, and Ophelia make appearances in the throws of love, murder, betrayal, and death. A delightful and visually stunning Shakespearean journey at Willow Wisp Organic Farm…

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Shakespeare Sold Out

Shakespeare on the Farm

Farm Arts Collective
Sunday, Aug. 4
6:30 pm
- 8:00 pm
Ticket: $20 Adult / $10 Child*

An enchanted farm tour and site specific performance created and performed by Farm Arts Collective's actors, stilt walkers, and Madrigal choir. Led by Titania (Queen of the Fairies, Midsummer Night's Dream) the performance holds a mirror to nature drawing parallels between agrarian ecology and humanity's struggles and triumphs. Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, King Lear, Puck, and Ophelia make appearances in the throws of love, murder, betrayal, and death. A delightful and visually stunning Shakespearean journey at Willow Wisp Organic Farm…

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Shakespeare on the Farm

Farm Arts Collective
Friday, Aug. 9
7:00 pm
- 9:00 pm

PERFORMANCE ADDED!  FRIDAY, AUG 9 at 7 PM An enchanted farm tour and site specific performance created and performed by Farm Arts Collective’s actors, stilt walkers, and Madrigal choir. Led by Titania (Queen of the Fairies, Midsummer Night’s Dream) the performance holds a mirror to nature drawing parallels between agrarian ecology and humanity’s struggles and triumphs. Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, King Lear, Puck, and Ophelia make appearances in the throws of love, murder, betrayal, and death. A delightful and visually…

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Shakespeare on the Farm

Farm Arts Collective
Saturday, Aug. 10
6:30 pm
- 8:00 pm
Ticket: $20 Adult / $10 Child*

An enchanted farm tour and site specific performance created and performed by Farm Arts Collective's actors, stilt walkers, and Madrigal choir. Led by Titania (Queen of the Fairies, Midsummer Night's Dream) the performance holds a mirror to nature drawing parallels between agrarian ecology and humanity's struggles and triumphs. Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, King Lear, Puck, and Ophelia make appearances in the throws of love, murder, betrayal, and death. A delightful and visually stunning Shakespearean journey at Willow Wisp Organic Farm…

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Shakespeare on the Farm

Farm Arts Collective
Sunday, Aug. 11
6:30 pm
- 8:00 pm
Ticket: $20 Adult / $10 Child*

An enchanted farm tour and site specific performance created and performed by Farm Arts Collective's actors, stilt walkers, and Madrigal choir. Led by Titania (Queen of the Fairies, Midsummer Night's Dream) the performance holds a mirror to nature drawing parallels between agrarian ecology and humanity's struggles and triumphs. Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, King Lear, Puck, and Ophelia make appearances in the throws of love, murder, betrayal, and death. A delightful and visually stunning Shakespearean journey at Willow Wisp Organic Farm…

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September 2019

Adrianne Picciano

Farm Days: Seed Saving POSTPONED!

Farm Arts Collective
Saturday, Sep. 14
10:00 am
- 12:00 pm
Ticket: $15*

POSTPONED Due to Low Registration--look for a new date in November Join Dirt Diva owner and operator Adrianne Picciano for a hands on seed saving demonstration with helpful tips on how to save and preserve seeds from a variety of flowers, vegetables, and plants. All participants will artfully design their seed packages and leave with a selection of seeds for the following season. *We honor a sliding scale for all events. Please email us at info@FarmArtsCollective.org for details.    …

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Shakespeare on the Rails

Hurleyville Arts Centre
Saturday, Sep. 21
3:00 pm
- 4:00 pm
Free

Drawing from a sold out run of Shakespeare on the Farm, the Farm Arts Collective Ensemble will present Shakespeare on the Rails along the Rails to Trails with the Hurleyville Arts Center.   Meet at the peace dove in Hurleyville, NY then walk along with us as we encounter Shakespearean characters in vignettes from some of his best known works that draw parallels between human nature and the complexities in the natural world. Photo by Irene Soloway

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October 2019

Shakespeare at Callicoon Art Walk

Callicoon, NY
Saturday, Oct. 12
1:30 pm
- 2:00 pm

Farm Arts Collective ensemble will be featured at this year's Callicoon Art Walk. The company of players will inhabit the nooks and cranies, the balconies, train tracks and courtyards of Callicoon, NY with a site specific installation of its sold out performance, Shakespeare on the Farm. The performance starts at the train depot at 1:30 PM. Join Titania, Queen of the fairies (Tannis Kowalchuk) on a led journey through town and encounter King Lear (John Roth), the Fool (Gregg Erickson),…

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Fermented Foods

Farm Days: Community Fermenting Workshop SOLDOUT

Farm Arts Collective
Sunday, Oct. 13
11:00 am
- 2:00 pm
Ticket: $15*

THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW SOLD OUT Join the Fermenting Frenzy, a workshop dedicated to fermenting a variety of vegetables. A host of fermenting experts in sauerkraut, kimchi, and roots will lead participants in a hands on workshop. We will be in touch with all registered participants with a list of  what we will be fermenting  prior to the workshop. Vegetables from Willow Wisp Organic Farm will be available for purchase (wholesale prices) at the workshop. Participants should bring 5 of…

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November 2019

Out of Mind

Out of Mind

University of Callifornia Irvine
Saturday, Nov. 9
10:00 am
- 5:00 pm

Out of Mind is a fusion of experimental theatre and experimental neuroscience developed and presented by neuroscientist Allison Waters, PhD, and theatre artist Tannis Kowalchuk. The project draws on tools of inquiry from both fields to investigate how the brain constructs emotion in depression and wellness. The performance-lecture presents rationale, methods and results of a laboratory study that measured the brain of an actress as she embodied extreme emotional states. This research takes as its premise evidence that emotion is not…

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Stone Soup Cooking Class

Hurleyville Arts Centre
Sunday, Nov. 17
3:00 pm
- 4:00 pm

Farm Arts Collective's newest performance, Stone Soup Cooking Class is a live cooking demonstration and musical performance created and performed by company members Jess Beveridge and Tannis Kowalchuk, with direction from Daniel Lendzian. Join farmer, actress, and cook, Tannis Kowalchuk and her assistant, Jess Beveridge for a song-filled cooking class that explores the origins of cooking, family recipes, food facts, and the joy of cooking seasonal vegetables and healthy regional food. This is an all ages performance. Stone Soup Cooking…

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December 2019

Ensemble Training (Thursdays)

Thursday, Dec. 5
5:30 pm
- 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 30, 2020

The Farm Arts Collective Ensemble meets every Thursday evening to practice performance skills, rehearse, and create new material for upcoming devised works. Led by artistic director, Tannis Kowalchuk, the company keeps an open door policy for all interested people interested in devised and collective theatre creation. This includes actors, stilt walkers, writers, musicians, singers, designers, builders, puppeteers, and thinkers.  Every training session incorporates a multi-disciplinary approach with the multi-faceted intention to build art, build skills, and develop ensemble.

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