Victoria Maria Moyer

Facilitating Creative Journeys

I would give all metaphors

in return for one word

drawn out of my breast like a rib

for one word
contained within the boundaries

of my skin

but apparently this is not possible


and just to say—I love

I run around like mad
picking up handfuls of birds
and my tenderness
which after all is not made of water
asks the water for a face

-(Zbigniew Herbert, trans. Czeslaw Milosz)

I’m Victoria.

For now, this page is where I house various bits and pieces of things I do or have done.

Some of my playwriting projects may be found here.

I have frequently worked as a theatre educator for youth, providing a space for kids and teens to explore their artistic perspectives.

I am also a certified Hypnotherapist through the International Association of Counselors and Therapists. I offer individual and group sessions. Currently, I’m facilitating free Saturday workshops at the Ahimsa House in Philadelphia; it’s for anyone interested in Butoh, Paratheatre, and Psychosomatic resonance/healing work.

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 EVENTS and ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

SUMMER 2018 EVENTS:

ERASERHEAD2.0

June 16 and 23 @ 2pm
Philly Improv Theater, 2nd Stage, 2030 Sansom St.

Created by Victoria Moyer and Katharina Schmidt
Live Performance by Katharina Schmidt
Video and Directing by Victoria Moyer
Inspiration and Interjection by Benjamin Bennett and the World Wide Web

(Part of the Solow Festival in Philadelphia) 

WARNING: This show is an experiment in technological clowning and may incorporate strange & improvisational participation with you and your phones.

Kasparhauser2.0, a nobody raised by Père Youtube, wants to be someone like somebody else was once. Please help Kasparhauser2.0 by subscribing to this page and leaving a comment about your favorite part or leaving a comment. #wittgenstein #handke #emojiculture #digitalmediation#sometatheatrical #workout #likeforlike #realcarrotfacts #whatacreep#bodysintrouble #iloveyourvideos #dontyouhavebetterthingstodo#sittingandsmiling #sittingandwalking #textingandtrying #failingandemailing#dudeareyouOKtho#2millionviews#inheritsscrapsofinformationchanneledoutdailybythemediaorbanaleverydaydiscourseandreproducesthemashisownrealitywhichisnothingelsethanareproductionofareproductionadinfinitum #hahahaha

Suggested Ticket Price $8, but pay what you can!

Get tickets here! (No fees!)
https://phillyimprovtheater.ticketleap.com/eraserhead20-solow-fest-june-2018/

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100TH MONKEY THEATRE ENSEMBLE:

  • Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre Fundraiser, Friday, June 29 6:30 pm Caldwell Consistory, 150 Market St. Bloomsburg, PA 17859. Tickets here. 
  • Presenting "52:15," at this year's Capital Fringe in Washington, DC. We will be performing at the TURQUOISE - Blind Whino SW Arts Club, at the following dates/times: 7/24 @ 5:00 PM, 7/25 @ 6:15 PM, 7/27 @ 7:15 PM, 7/28 @ 2:00 PM, and 7/29 @ 11:00 AM
  • Presenting "52:15" at Philly Fringe Festival in Sept. Details coming soon. 

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ART WITH IMPACT

Upcoming "Movies for Mental Health" Workshops on College Campuses (see https://artwithimpact.org/ for more information!)

New York University: Feb. 15,  2018 5:30-7:30 PM

St. Thomas Aquinas College: Feb. 21, 2018 7:30-9:30 PM

Bucknell University: Feb. 29, 2018 6-8 PM

Nazareth College: April 5, 2018

 

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Friday December 22nd, 2017 at Space 2033, Philadelphia PA

Guided Movement for Women and Red Tent Temple

Victoria will guide movement from 5:30-7pm, after which the sacred space of the Red Tent Temple will be open for gathering, relaxation & restoration from 7-9pm. 
(*A Red Tent Temple is a sacred space to rest and be, for all women. For more details on what a Red Tent Temple is, contact Space 2033.) 

Victoria will use blended practices from hypnotherapy, butoh dance, and somatics to lead a gentle embodied investigation into the subconscious realms. Through subtle physical exercises aligned with energetics and visualization, you will be free to release deeply into your inner world and tune into the mysterious language of your body and spirit. Butoh is sometimes called “The Dance of Darkness,” and in honor of the Winter Solstice, we will have the opportunity to connect to our intuitive energetic or physical womb-space and inner wise feeling nature, and explore the play between unmanifested darkness and birth/creation/light. In this guided Therapeutic Trance Dance/Movement, you can expect to move and be moved, to release, and to deeply connect with your body and spirit. 

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July 8, 2017

Tustin Blackbox Studio at Bucknell University

 The 100th Monkey Theatre Ensemble will present a showing of 52:15, an original work created during their weeklong theatre intensive.

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MAY 12, 2017 3pm-8pm: INTEGRATED BODY & MIND HEALING Community Workshop

in Fuhais, Jordan

Part 1: Thai Massage with Julia Ivanova 

Break for vegetarian meal & tea on the farm 

Part 2: Past Life Exploration with Victoria Moyer

Facebook or e-mail for more information

 

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APRIL 30, 2017

"Lovestuck" to screen at Screenings at Sonorous in Raleigh, NC, which will be held on Sunday, April 30, at 7 p.m.

MARCH 19, 2017

Short film "Lovestuck," written by Katrina Medoff and starring Katrina Medoff and Victoria Moyer premieres at the Queens World Film Festival in Astoria, Queens! "Lovestuck" will be screened in the Queens Corner film block in the Redstone Theater at the Museum of the Moving Image at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 19.

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AUGUST 5th, 2016:

The Myth Project: artist retreat & developing devised work around the “Wild Woman” Archetype, 7/25-8/5 2016, with invited informal showing of work on 8/5/16,  near Lewisburg, PA (address details forthcoming) 

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MAY  9TH, 2015: MindMoves Trance/Sound/Creativity

6-8:30 PM AT TORN PAGE 

435 W 22ND ST, NY, NY

Brief description: MindMoves is the first performance and collaborative workshop experience in a forum series exploring the intersections between Trance, Sound, and Creativity. The evening begins with a short performance illustrating the dynamic mind-body processes involved in hypnotherapy, followed by guided group trance meditations including a Past Life Regression experience. Collaborators include a trio of artist-hypnotherapists: Victoria Moyer, Shauna Cummins, and Daniel Ryan. 

Check out the Facebook event for more detailed information. 

https://www.facebook.com/events/1445539085746478/

 

 

Come you lost Atoms to your Centre draw;

And be the Eternal Mirror that you saw.

     -Farid Ud-Din Attar, The Conference of the Birds

 

© 2014-2018 VICTORIA MARIA MOYER, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED