Last year, The Muse (a circus school and performance venue) got kicked out of their Williamsburg home when vice media bought their venue, along with every other fun place past Bedford. They managed to raise $60,000.00 on kickstarter to move to a new space in Bushwick. The new space is significantly larger than the old space, and needed a lot of work. While I offered to come help rebuild the new space, most of the work was going on during weekdays, when I couldn't get away from my day job.
As you can see, my first visit to the Muse's new home was.. intimidating. Piles of wood, a week's worth of sorting, mess everywhere, and NO BATHROOMS!!
Take a look at the progress from today's visit...
JUST LOOK AT THOSE FLOORS!!!!!
There was plumbing and working toilets too, but I didn't get any pictures of those (for obvious reasons). And there were dogs that I got to play with (momma muse and her pack). I spent the day moving heavy things, climbing a terrifying ladder, lugging wood, and playing with the pack. I feel so great to get to help put this place together. Seeing everything coming together like this is such an exciting and beautiful feeling. I can't wait until it opens next month and everyone gets to come back home. If you're interested in The Muse, take a look!