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Chelsea Pace

Chelsea Pace is a performer, fight choreographer, public performance artist, and is the Assistant Professor of Movement at North Dakota State University. She received her MFA in Theatre Performance at Arizona State University. She is the founder of The Consent Project, a series of performative and mediated public interventions addressing issues of consent and sexual assault and has created several pieces for the project. Chelsea has created a number of ensemble and solo pieces with her performance group, Brokenleg Collective. She is currently working on a book project about her methodology and the ethics of staging intimacy and sexual violence with particular attention to working with students in university environments. chelseapace.com

RENTing North Dakota
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RENTing North Dakota

Queer theatre in a state that might evict you

31 May 2015

In the first of a series of four posts documenting the process of producing Rent with students in North Dakota, Chelsea Pace describes overcoming her own mixed feelings about the musical to see the value in the project.

How to Have a Happy Fight Call
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How to Have a Happy Fight Call

A Guide for Directors, Stage Managers, and Fight Captains

4 December 2013

We all love a good fight (in a show). A reminder to keep things real by checking in with actors and their weapons, maintain a full fight call, and maintaining consistent order.