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the coop Artist in Residency at The New Brunswick Provincial Archives Sept 2018 - December 2018

As part of the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick (PANB) 50th Anniversary celebrations, the coop led by Co-Artistic Directors Lesandra Dodson and Lisa Anne Ross have been invited to be the first ever Artists in Residence at the Archives from September to December 2018.  During this exciting residency the coop artists will interact with the documentary heritage of New Brunswick and will use various historical media as the catalyst for the creation of a series of new works that explore the history of New Brunswick through movement, text and theatre.  Created in collaboration with the coop and students from St. Thomas University, the final production will be performed at PANB on Tuesday December 4th 2018 at 7:30pm as part of their anniversary programming.

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Solo Chicken Productions the coop Two Year Company in Residence at Theatre New Brunswick - Sept 2018 - August 2020

Solo Chicken Productions and the coop are thrilled to have been invited by Theatre New Brunswick to be company in residence from the Fall of 2018 – Summer of 2020.  Coop Co-Artistic Directors Lesandra Dodson and Lisa Anne Ross have both worked for TNB as directors, performers and instructors and feel deeply connected to the TNB family so it is very exciting to have been invited into such a long-term residency.  The formality of a residency creates a formal bridge between the two companies that will fortify and expand upon this deep connection.  The company has duel aims for the residency: to support the creation of new works AND to provide increased creative mentorship to coop company members.