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We are Dance.
We are Theater.
We are Storytellers.

Neo-Political Cowgirls is a not-for-profit dance theater company dedicated to exploring, celebrating and amplifying the human voice. Your donations give us the resources we need to continue to create new, wild, and innovative performances for our communities near and far and as we continue to expand our offerings.

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performances & Events

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Andromeda's Sisters

Gail PelletT,
Honorary Chairwoman and 2024 Andromeda's Sisters Award Recipient
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Gail Pellett is an award-winning writer, director and producer of TV documentaries and public affairs programs for PBS, many of them in collaboration with Bill Moyers.  She has also reported on TV and radio for NBC, CBC (Canada), NPR, Pacifica Radio & WBCN (Boston).  Her articles have appeared in the Washington Post Magazine, Mother Jones, the Village Voice, New Age and webzines. Her subject matter has addressed a broad spectrum of issues and ideas ranging from justice, mercy and reconciliation in South Africa to love and romance in 1980 Beijing; from human rights trials involving Salvadoran Generals to religious approaches to the global environmental crisis.  In 2016, she published Forbidden Fruit, a memoir about working at Radio Beijing in 1980. Recently her articles, like “Our Lawns are Killing Us,” have been published on the Medium platform.

 

She began her environmental activism in 1968 working at Barry Commoner’s Environment Magazine in St Louis. As a co-founder of ChangeHampton in 2022, she works with a group of citizen activists to promote and educate our community about restorative landscaping—the creation of healthy, non-toxic, bio-diverse, resilient and sustainable yards and landscapes— through an educational website and the creation of a model Community Pollinator Garden at East Hampton Town Hall.

She has lived part-time in East Hampton for more than 35 years. She divides her time and activism between East Hampton and Oaxaca, Mexico.

*Performers and Panelists will be updated on a regular basis.

 

 Champagne Reception With Light Catering

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NPC Interns

Call for summer youth interns!

Students passionate about theater, wanting to learn more, or who would like being able to watch and work closely with a professional company, are encouraged to apply for an intern spot (four available) for our production of The She-Wolves happening at LongHouse Reserve this summer. A two week commitment starting August 1 through the 14th for ages 13-22.

Anyone interested can email us at info@npcwogirls.org with a short note of intro about themselves and we will set up an interview from there. Participants will be given community service hours, a stipend, and sweet perks. Must have own transportation or committed guardian drop off/pick up.

Make sure to Check back here or follow @npcowgirls on instagram to stay updated About current and upcoming shows!
 

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Workshops

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Girls Gaze

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DUDES EYE VIEW

Photos

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community outreach

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Our little Free food Pantry

NPC has launched 5 Little Free Food Pantries on the East End.  The Neo-Political Cowgirls’ January Girls ally-ship workshop in art and friendship brought our community-building into the full calendar year with our 24/7 “Take what you need, give what you can” Little Free Food Pantries.

 

These are available for ANYONE to receive from, for free, and/or for anyone to give to.

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The Neo-Political Cowgirls could not do our work without the ongoing support of Bill Costello and Men At Work Construction. Always there for us, always sharing their beautiful work. True fabric of our community!  

Without major support from the following granting partners, our work would not be possible. 

NPC Reviews

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Spell-binding & creative

"My whole family loved today's virtual performance of Primavera, as well as the insightful question and answer session that followed.

 

What an engaging, imaginative, and hope-inspiring way to spend a Saturday evening. I didn't feel like anything was lost through the virtual element -- it was a different (although equally fun!) experience."

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– Jessica Bengels

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Stepped into a dream

 

 

"Truly amazing theater"

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– Ronald Reed

The Neo-Political Cowgirls acknowledge that we devise, perform, and are in community on the stolen land of The Shinnecock and Montauk People. We honor the humanity, stories and rights of their ancestors past, present and future. 

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