Current Projects



    What do systems of power in America today look like? How do those systems fail us? How can we envision them anew? Who are the voices of people paving the way for this new vision? COMPASS is a gathering. A celebration of collective action. In seven movements in Ripe Time’s signature image-laden story-telling, COMPASS centers…

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  • Geppetto


    Geppetto is a puppeteer who, dealing with the loss of his puppet and life partner, must learn to move on and make art on his own. What ensues is a charming and inventive work as Geppetto finds himself desperately improvising to overcome the challenges of performing solo, while at the same time scrambling to devise…

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  • Interglacial


    Interglacial is a new multidisciplinary dance work through which Laura Peterson explores the urgent topic of global climate emergency. Inspired by minimalist geometric art and Land Art of the 1960s and ‘70s, Interglacial is a dance and visual art installation project about deep time and the dynamics of nature.

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  • mɔɹnɪŋ [Morning//Mourning]

    mɔɹnɪŋ [Morning//Mourning]

    What would happen on earth after humans disappear?  This experimental opera inhabits a world where humans no longer exist. An ensemble of five vocalist/multi-instrumentalists guide the audience through the changes on Earth as forests grow back, new species evolve, and the human-made world erodes away.

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  • Ocean Filibuster

    Ocean Filibuster

    Ocean Filibuster puts audiences in the middle of a human/ocean showdown. A single performer – Jennifer Kidwell – plays both Mr. Majority, leader of a future global senate, proposing a bill to end the ocean as we know it; and O, the ocean, who rushes the senate to defend itself.

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  • Packrat


    Set deep in the Sagebrush Desert, Packrat is a visually stunning puppet-forward play that contemplates humanity’s relationship with the natural world. Puppetry, projections and an original score elegantly come together, creating many layers of meaning and emotions.

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  • The Real James Bond…Was Dominican

    The Real James Bond…Was Dominican

    This is a true story about Porfirio Rubirosa, Ian Fleming’s inspiration for Bond; and a young Dominican actor-to-be – whose discovery of “Rubi” shakes his very foundation. Set to a live percussion score and immersive projections, The Real James Bond…Was Dominican is a young man’s guide to love, sex, color, code-switching, white-washing, success, fake-it-till-you-make-it, and…

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Past Projects

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