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PATRICK SCULLY

ADMINISTRATIVE RESUME

Patrick Scully founded Patrick’s Cabaret in April of 1986. He held all possible positions during his time there. He exited as the cabaret’s Artistic Director in October of 2001, returning for a 3 1/2 year stint in 2005. He exited again in 2008, leaving behind a healthy performing art center committed to local artists.

Patrick worked at fabrik/Potsdam from August 2003 through June 2004 as director of internal communication and structure and long range planning.

He was a member of the National Performance Network (NPN) Steering Committee from 1995-1998.

From July 1988 through August 1991 he worked at the Science Museum of Minnesota. His final position there was as Head of Visitor Programs, which included supervision of all museum theater programs, science demonstrations, volunteer presentations, and on-site school programming. He was the museum's lead staff person in developing the Museum Magnet School for the St. Paul Public Schools. In his initial position he developed and coordinated the museum's school outreach programs, Museum on the Move, and in the first year expanded the museum's outreach to schools from an audience of 16,000 to 160,000.

He was office manager for Remy Charlip's International All Stars in New York City in 1984.

He was program director for the Twin Cities Young Audiences in 1982 and 1983.

As a member and co-founder of Contactworks Dance Collective from 1976-1980 his responsibilities included teaching, choreographing, performing and company bookings.

Patrick Scully has been a professional performer since 1976, and an independent performing artist since 1980. His performance at Dance Theater Workshop was included among the New York Times' "Best Performances of the Year" in 1992. His work as the director of Patrick's Cabaret was recognized in 1996 by a First Bank Sally Award for its vision, and by a 3M/United Arts Award for Excellence. In 1993 Skyway News inducted him into its arts registry for outstanding contributions to the Twin Cities Arts.

Patrick Scully has a BA from the University of Minnesota. He received his degree in 1976, with a double major in German and biology.

 

Arts administration    (partial list)
 

Artist Career Advisor at Springboard for the Arts, 2019 - present.

Director of internal communication, structure and long range planning at fabrik/Potsdam in Germany 2003 - 2004.

Member of the National Performance Network (NPN) Steering Committee from 1995-1998.

Founder, director of Patrick's Cabaret 1986-2001, 2005-2009.

Cabaret Press:

1986, Patricks Cabaret Review, Artpaper 1986, Read Article.

1986, Patricks Cabaret Review, City Pages, Mpls, 1986, Read Article.

1986, Patricks Cabaret Review, Enterprise Magazine, Mpls, 1986, Read Article.

1989, Patricks Cabaret moving article The Alley Mpls 1989, Read Article.

1992, Patricks Cabaret Review City Pages Minneapolis 1992, Read Article.

1993, Patricks Cabaret award Best of the Twin Cities 1993 City Pages, Mpls, Read Article.

1993, Patricks Cabaret preview City Pages Mpls aug 11, 1993, Read Article.

1993, Patricks Cabaret Review City Pages, Mpls 1993, Read Article.

1994, Scully & Cabaret profile StarTribune Oct 1994 parts 1, 2, and 3, Read Article.

1996, Patricks Cabaret Profile Minnesota Monthly 1996, Read Article.

1996, Patricks Cabaret review Strib 1996 1 Mike Steele, Read Article.

1997, Patricks Cabaret Preview, Pulse Twin Cities, 1997, Read Article.

1999, Patricks Cabaret moving Lavender 1999, Read Article.

1999, Patricks Cabaret Review, StarTribune 1999, Read Article.

2001, Scully leaves Cabaret, story, StarTribune, 2001, Read Article.

2001, Scully leaves Cabaret, story, Pulse, 2001, Read Article.

2001, Patricks Cabaret by Patrick Scully StarTribune, 2001, Read Article.

2006, Patricks Cabaret profile Longfellow Messenger Mpls 2006, Read Article.

2009, Patricks cabaret profile More than cabaret | MinnesotaPlaylist 2009, Read Article.

2018, Patricks Cabaret retrospective Lavender 2018, Read Article.

2018, Sunset Longfellow Messenger, Read Article.

Office manager for Remy Charlip's International All Stars in New York City in 1984.

Program director for the Twin Cities Young Audiences 1982 and 1983.

Co-founded Contactworks Dance Company, 1976. See performance work on artistic resume for reviews, etc.

Arts educator    
 

Adult dance educator, US, Europe, Brazil, 1974-present, Review.

Artist in the Schools dance teaching/residencies across Minnesota 1976-2001, Preview Icebreakers, Review, Review, Review.

Perpich Center for Arts Education, Lead teacher in a program designed to train public school classroom teachers across Minnesota to teach dance in their classrooms, and to teach to kinesthetic learners in general. 1990-1994


PATRICK SCULLY
ARTISTIC
RESUME

Too Soon Lost at the Southern Theater, 1990

Performance work  (partial listing)
 

2021, The Third Act, 70 minutes, solo theater. Review, Preview, Review, Review.

2019, Leaves of Grass - Illuminated (at Guthrie Theater), 70 minutes, theater/dance cast of 7. Review, Preview.

2018, A Few Tales, Fairy and Other, 60 minutes, interactive theater

2016, Leaves of Grass - Illuminated (Hi-tech @ DixonPlace NYC and unplugged), 65 min., theater part 1 Dixon Place video,  part 2 video, Preview, Review, Preview.

2015, Mississippi River Boat Ballet, 60 minutes, site specific dance for 45 boats, 120 participants watch video at 80x normal speed, Review, Preview, Strib Review, watch video.

2014, Leaves of Grass - Uncut, 100 minutes, theater/dance cast of 19 video @ Illusion part 1, part 2 Review, Review, Review, Preview.

2012 Patrick Scully - A MN Original Segment, KTCA TV series watch video.

2011, Kyrie from The Mass, 3 minutes, dance for 3 dancers 2011 WAC tech rehearsal video ~ performance video, Review.

2010, Thrive!, 75 minutes, solo theater/performance art watch video, Review.

2010, Ballet for Boats (Potsdam/Berlin), 60 minutes, site specific dance for 40 boats, 125+ participants watch video, Review, Preview, Reviews, Preview, Preview.

2007, Shadow Cabaret, 80 minute shared program, Preview, Review.

2007, Body Electric, 7 minute, solo dance

2006, Blankets of Love, 5 minute dance duet co-created with Kevin Kortan watch videowatch video, camera 2.

2003, Making Lemonade, 75 minutes, solo theater piece directed by Djola Branner. Review.

2002, Frozen Tears, public performance art ritual watch video, Review, Photo.

2001, The Naked Truth, 75 minutes, solo theater piece, Ben Kreilkamp director, Preview, Review, Follow up.

1999, I Left the Space Bare, 70 minutes, solo dance theater improvisation. Review, Preview.

1998, Losing my Foundations, 10 minutes, live performance art/installation

1998, posiT.V., 50 minutes, video performance art with Eric Gupton watch video, Review.

1997, Faith, Hope and Ambivalence, 5 minutes, video performance art

1997, Nebel & Neblina, 60 minutes, performance art/installation with Ric Oquita. Review.

1995, Forever Hold Your Piece, 75 minutes, performance art with Djola Branner. watch video, Review, Review, Review.

1995, Unsafe, Unsuited, 60 minutes, dance theater improv. with Keith Hennessy & Ishmael Houston Jones watch videoVillage Voice review, Review, Review, Review, Review, Review, Preview.

1992, Queer Thinking, 75 minutes, solo performance art monologue read New York Times review, Review, watch video, Review, Review, Interview, Review, Review, Interview, Review, Review, Review, Review, Review, Review, Review, Review, Review, Review, Review.

1992, Forward Motion, 90 minutes, improvisation with 3 musicians and 3 dancers. Review, Review.

1991, Illuminations, 75 minutes, solo improvisation/performance art. Review.

1990-99, Improv # ___, with Chris Aiken, contact improvisation duet partners Watch 1994 video ( NY Improv Festival)watch 1999 video, Review.

1990, Performance of Ritual 45 minutes, with Northwoods Radical Faeries dance/ performance art for 11 watch video.

1990, Too Soon Lost, 9 minutes, monologue with film read New York Times reviewSouthern Theater video,  Public TV KTCA version video, Interview, Review, Review, Review, Preview.

1987, Survival Symptoms, 60 minutes, performance art with David Lindahl

1987, A Faerie Home Companion, 45 minutes, solo performance art watch video.

1985, Death of Romance, 16 minutes, solo performance art watch video.

1985, Warsaw II, 15 minutes, performance art with Poonie Dodson watch video, Review, Preview.

1985-93, Chez Steve, Improv trio with musicians David Edminster and Eric Coursen Review, Review.

1984, One 2, 7 minutes, duet co-created with Lance Westergard, directed by Remy Charlip watch video.

1984, Saab Story, 6 minutes, dance quintet for 3 dancers and 2 cars with Wendy Morris and Wendy Oliver watch video.

1983, Warsaw I, 10 minutes, dance for 20 dancers watch video, Preview.

1983, Nobody Gets Pregnant, 60 minutes, dance theater improvisation with Erika Thorne. Review, Review.

1983, Grey's Anatomy, solo dance 5 minutes watch video.

1982, Shinders' to Shinders, 15 minutes, dance/film watch video, Review, Review, 30 years later reflection, Context.

1980-present Solo Improviser, Review, Review.

1980, A Personal Goodbye, 20 minutes, solo dance watch video, Preview, Review, Review.

1979, Losers, 45 minutes, performance art for 12 performers watch video, Review.

1978, The Mass, 45 minutes, dance for 7 dancers video at Contactworks Studiovideo at Landmark Center, Review, Review, Review.

1976-80, Contactworks Dance Company collective member watch Dancetalk video,  watch American Dance Guild June 1980 video, Review, Review, Review, Review, Review, Review, Review, Review.

 

Grants   (partial listing)
 

Minnesota State Arts Board Individual Artist Grants 2022, 2021, 2020, 2014, and 1979

MSAB Arts Touring Grants for Leaves of Grass – Illuminated, 2018/19 and 2017/18, visiting 48 MN communities.

McKnight Foundation Choreography Fellowships, 2015, 1996, 94, 90, 83, 82 Related 2015 residency at MANCC

MRAC/McKnight Next Step Grant, for Leaves of Grass, 2013

Jerome Foundation Study/Travel Grants, 1999 Ireland, 1992 Berlin

Intermedia Arts/McKnight Interdisciplinary Artist Fellowship, 1996

Playwrights' Center Jerome Fellowship, 1996

Jerome Foundation Project Grant for Unsafe Unsuited, 1994

Bush Foundation Artist Fellowship, 1992

 

 


Ishmael Houston Jones, Patrick Scully and Keith Hennessy in Unsafe Unsuited, 1995
photo Dona Ann McAdams

Awards  (partial listing)
 

MN Theater Award (formerly the Ivey Awards) Lifetime Contributions to MN Theater. 2018 Review.

Resolution honoring Patrick's Cabaret City of Mpls 2011.

Sage Award, 2010, Special Citation for lifetime contributions to dance in Minnesota Review.

Certificate of Commendation for Patrick's Cabaret, Jesse Ventura, GOv of MN 2001.

3M/United Arts Award for Excellence, 1996.

First Bank Sally Award for Vision, 1996.

City Pages ARTIST OF THE YEAR 1996, Review.

Skyway News Arts Registry Inductee for outstanding contributions to the Twin Cities Arts, 1993

Best of Twin Cities City Pages - Patrick's Cabaret, 1993, Review.

   
Commissions  (partial listing)
 

Boat Ballet 2010. See performance works for reviews, video, etc.

Hennepin County/Ryan White Grant for posiTV, 1997. Review.

MN AIDS Funding Consortium Grant for HIV related performance art, 1992. Review.

Arts Over AIDS Series commissions, 1991, 1990.

Minnesota Composers' Forum commission of Chez Steve, 1990. See performance works for reviews, etc.

   

 

Collaborations   (partial listing)
 

See Performance Works for reviews, video, etc.

2006, Blankets of Love, 5 minute dance duet co-created with Kevin Kortan

2003, Making Lemonade, 75 minutes, solo theater piece directed by Djola Branner

1998, posiT.V., 50 minutes, video performance art with Eric Gupton

1997, Nebel & Neblina, 60 minutes, performance art/installation with Ric Oquita

1995, Forever Hold Your Piece, 75 minutes, performance art with Djola Branner

1995, Unsafe, Unsuited, 60 minutes, dance theater improv. with Keith Hennessy & Ishmael Houston Jones

1992, Forward Motion, 90 minutes, improvisation with 3 musicians and 3 dancers

1990- 1999 Improv #___ numerous improvised duets with Chris Aiken

1990, Performance of Ritual 45 minutes, with Northwoods Radical Faeries dance/ performance art for 11

1987, Survival Symptoms, 60 minutes, performance art with David Lindahl

1985, Warsaw II, 15 minutes, performance art with Poonie Dodson

1985-93, Chez Steve, Improv trio with musicians David Edminster and Eric Coursen

1984, One 2, 7 minutes, duet co-created with Lance Westergard, directed by Remy Charlip

1984, Saab Story, 6 minutes, dance quintet for 3 dancers and 2 cars with Wendy Morris & Wendy Oliver

1983, Nobody Gets Pregnant, 60 minutes, dance theater improvisation with Erika Thorne.

1982, Shinders' to Shinders', 15 minutes, dance/film with Roy McBride and Dan Polsfuss

1976-80, Contactworks Dance Company collective member

   
International Touring of Patrick's work    (partial list)
 

Berlin, Cologne, and Potsdam, Germany; Torino, Italy; Belfast, Northern Ireland; Dublin, Ireland; Winnipeg, Canada; Brussels, Belgium; Rio de Janiero, Brazil

   
National Touring of Patrick's work    (partial list)
 

CSPS, Cedar Rapids; Links Hall, Columbia College, Chicago; Cleveland Performance Art Festival, Cleveland; Diverseworks, Houston; Highways, Los Angeles; Montana Pride Festival, Missoula; Judson Church, Dance Theater Workshop, Dixon Place, PS 122, New York; Smith and Hampshire Colleges, Northampton, MA; Laney College, Bay Area Dance Series, Oakland; Jump Start, San Antonio; Josie's Cabaret, San Francisco; University of South Dakota, Vermillion; Dance Exchange, Dance Place, Washington DC.

   
Works produced locally    (partial list)
 

Guthrie Theater,
Illusion Theater,
Intermedia Arts,
Jungle Theater,
Ordway Theater,
Patrick's Cabaret,
Southern Theater,
University of Minnesota,
Walker Art Center
Leaves of Grass - Illuminated has toured to over 50 venues in MN.



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Patrick as Tanya, DanceTheaterWorkshop, NYC, 1992
photo Tom Brazil