TIMELINE (under construction, in-progress):
PHASE 1 |
Dec. 2018: Bay Area Hive is born.
Sept. 2019 - Dec. 2020: Estrellx secures a Community Engagement Residency to fiscally support Hive programming via Hope Mohr Dance / The Bridge Project.
Nov. 3 - 20, 2019: Estrellx travels to Guatemala to conduct choreographic research and meet residency partners, La Nueva Fabrica.
Dec. 21, 2019: First Annual HIVE Winter Solstice Encuentrx in the San Francisco Bay Area.
PHASE 2 |
Jan. 2020 | Estrellx attends the International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA) Global Congress.
July 2020 - Oct. 2020 | Estrellx co-curates PLATAFORMA #1 (first branch of La Escuela programming)
Oct. 2020 - Dec. 2020 | Estrellx begins organizing pilot version of Residencias Rhizomatica (second branch of La Escuela programming) w/ Tossie Long.
Jan. 2021: Estrellx begins collaboration and dialogue with Megan Kendzior, Marya Wethers, and others advisors and consultants on an on-going basis.
Jan. 2021 | Estrellx virtually attends and presents a regional update at the 2021 ISPA Global Convergence
Mar. 2021 - Dec. 2023 | Estrellx begins Spiritual World Tour (i.e. Research & Development Phase) to identify new BIQTPOC and allied partnerships, including discovering initial hub site for The School and for-profit entities in the U.S. and / or abroad. Thus far, they have traveled to Arizona, Hawai'i, Colorado, amongst other places along their journey.
Mar. 2021-June 2021 | Estrellx expands La Escuela core team by 4-5 members (admin., grant-writing, marketing, development support) and simultaneously places team on hold.
May 2021: Estrellx premieres underground underneath the underground (prototype for La Escuela's club space), virtually and in-real-life via CounterPulse.
Aug. 2021 - Oct. 2021: Residencias Rhizomatica Pilot Version: Inhabiting Paradox, POSTPONED during the month of June 2021.
Sept. 2021: Estrellx renames the vision: Estrellx Supernova & The Cosmic Angeles / The School of Tenderness to delineate and denote their solo praxis, collaborative constellations, and curatorial/programming channels.
Oct. 2021: Estrellx shifts to Los Angeles to continue finding partners, investors, and other interested parties to continue honing and establishing a solid foundation after some months in Europe (Ireland, Portugal, Netherlands).
Dec. 2021-Dec. 2023: La Escuela forms 10-50+ new partnerships within the U.S. and abroad; La Escuela core team solidified, including plans of action for non-profit and for-profit specific entities.
PHASE 3 |
Jan. 2022 - Jan. 2024 | Long-Term Fundraising Efforts & Encuentro 33 development begins;
Winter/Spring 2022: PLATAFORMA #2
Fall 2022 | Residencias Rhizomatica #1
Dec. 2022 | Animate, Intimate Retreat #1 (iterative annually)
Oct. 2022 - Dec. 2022 | Feedback on Rhizomatica #1 & PLATAFORMA #2; selecting team members for following years;
Dec. 2022 - Dec. 2023 | La Escuela’s Main Hive location revealed + Revenue Generator #1 & #2 Launched
PHASE 4 |
Winter/Spring 2023 | PLATAFORMA # 3
Dec. 2024 | Revenue Generator #3 Launched!
Jan. - Feb. 2024: Feedback on Rhizomatica #2 & PLATAFORMA #3; selecting team for following year
Fall 2024 | Residencias Rhizomatica #3
Winter/Spring 2025 : PLATAFORMA # 4
Dec. 2025: Revenue Generator #4 Launched!
PHASE 6 |
June 2021 - June 2025: Create energetic and architectural blueprints for La Escuela
June 2025, 2026, or 2027 TBD: premiere of Encuentrx 33 project (prototype for La Escuela umbrella structure)
PHASE 7 |
Jan. 2027 - Dec. 2027 | Residencias Rhizomatica # 4 (year long edition)
TBD 2028: PLATAFORMA # 5
PHASE 8 |
Jan. 2022 - Dec. 2025: Prepping for Opening La Escuela's First Hub/Hive Site
Jan. 2026 - Jan. 2030: La Escuela International Expansion & Related Developments
Slow The F*** Down.
Trim, Prune, Rest...Rinse & Repeat.
Listen to the Stillness.
Dare to Rupture, Dare to Evolve.
Invite & Flirt w/ Discomfort. Invite the Unknown.
Ask the Hardest Questions. Be Consciously Nuanced.
Allow Yourself to Get Messy. Say What Needs to Be Said.
Expect the Unexpected.
Making the Impossible Possible through Bending Time.
NEVER Business as Usual.
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