Patrick Scully is a Minneapolis based performing artist. Scully’s most current project is Leaves of Grass – Illuminated, about Walt Whitman. The show has premiered in New York City and Minneapolis. He has received a grant from the Minnesota state Arts board to tour this show to 24 Minnesota communities in 2017/18.
Scully is well known for work ranging from large scale group works, to solo work. His largest works include: a Ballet for Boats, for forty to fifty boats, done to great critical acclaim in both Minneapolis (2015) and Potsdam, Germany (2010); His solo works, more intimate and often biographical, and also highly acclaimed, have included works ranging from Too Soon Lost (1990) to Thrive! (2010). Leaves of Grass- Illuminated began as a large scale work for two actors and 18 male dancers in 2014. It has has been finely honed into this current one man show.
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund. Call for more information at 651-800-2030.