'American Silence' in Bostina


The first part of the project 'American Silence' by Pro Rodopi Art Centre from Bostina (BG) and Susan Hess Modern Dance from Philadelphia (USA) was held in the new studio by PRAC in village of Bostina between 31 July and 6 August 2014.

The project, initiated by Bulgarian director Petar Todorov includes the performer Bethany Formica, the set designer Conrad Bender, the costume designer Nikolina Kostova-Bogdanova, the producer Susan Hess and the sound and video artist Jorje Cousineu. Logistic supportes of the project are Desislava Mincheva and Rick Herskowitz.

The first phase of the project has been supported by USA-Bulgaria Cultural Exchange programme by America for Bulgaria Foundation and Art Office Foundation. Ministry of Culture of Bulgaria has awarded a grant for costumes in the project.

Final phase of 'American Silence' will be complited in Philadelphia in 2015.