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Benjamin Cunis and the Synetic Theater Company
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Benjamin Cunis of the Synetic Theater Company in Crystal City, Virginia adjusts his shoes before beginning a movement training session at Urban Evolution Gym in Arlington, Virginia on Thursday, November17th, 2011. Benjamin, the resident fight choreographer and a Synetic actor, comes to Urban Evolution, a local Parkour gym, to brush up on his training or help other actors individually from Synetic Theater to perfect and build upon the art of movement that is Synetic's signature.
Benjamin Cunis trains with fellow Synetic Theater company member Vato Tsikurishvili at Urban Evolution Gym in Arlingon, Virginia on Thursday, November 17th 2011. Benjamin and Vato often come in to Urban Evolution on their down time to keep up their physical strength and technical abilities to perfect the rigorous movement skills involved in all Synetic Productions. (Photo/Jessica Carpenter)
Benjamin Cunis of the Synetic Theater Company perfects a flip off of a wall in the Urban Evolution Gym in Arlington, Virginia on Thursday November 17th, 2011. Benjamin comes in to the gym often to keep his movement perfected and to be sure he has flawless technique to keep up with the intense movement style of Synetic Theater. (Photo/Jessica Carpenter)
Vato Tsikurishvili and Benjamin Cunis of Synetic Theater lay on the floor of Urban Evolution Gym in Arlington, Virginia for a quick break and to stop Benjamin's bleeding nose during an individual movement training session on Thursday November 17th, 2011. Benjamin and Vato often come in to the Urban Evolution gym to keep up on their technical skills and perfect the movement style that makes Synetic Theater stand out. (Photo/Jessica Carpenter)
Benjamin Cunis of the Synetic Theater Company describes his vision for set and costume design to his creative team for his new play Genesis Reboot in their first rehearsal in Shirlington Village, Virginia on Tuesday November 29th, 2011. Genesis Reboot which opens in February of 2012 is a show that is the epitome of Synetic style with minimal yet striking set and costume designs and emphasis on dramatic movement and an etherial soundtrack. (Photo/Jessica Carpenter)
Everyone involved in Benjamin Cunis' show Genesis Reboot, including the Actors and Creative team, sits in a circle for the first rehearsal ever. They had an initial read-through and then discussed the technical aspects of the show before being able to move on to actual physical rehearsals later in the week. (Photo/Jessica Carpenter)
Benjamin Cunis of the Synetic Theater Company draws in his own additions and suggestions to a costume design for his new play Genesis Reboot during their first rehearsal on Tuesday November 29th, 2011 in Shirlington Village, Virginia. Synetic shows are known for very striking and dramatic yet minimal costume and set designs that emphasize the main focus of the show which is the intense movement. (Photo/Jessica Carpenter)
The members of Genesis Reboot practice different movement and image-making techniques on December 4th, 2011 in Arlington, Virginia. The show, which is a re-telling of the story of Adam and Eve "but better," is filled with striking imagery and intense movement, which is the staple of all Synetic Shows. (Photo/Jessica Carpenter)
Benjamin Cunis practices a lift and toss with two other Synetic Theater Actors while Brynn Tucker warms up by jumping during a rehearsal for Benjamin's play Genesis Reboot on Sunday, December 4th, 2011 in Shirlington Village, Virginia. Genesis Reboot which opens in February of 2012 is a re-telling of the classic story of Adam and Eve but in true Synetic Fashion with emphasis on dramatic and complex movement to play out the story. (Photo/Jessica Carpenter)
Benjamin Cunis of Synetic Theater crawls towards Brynn Tucker and Joe Carlson while demonstrating a movement technique involved in his new play Genesis Reboot in a rehearsal on Sunday December 4th 2011 in Shirlington Village; Virginia. Genesis Reboot; which opens in February 2012; is the re-telling of the beginning of mankind in classical Synetic fashion with dramatic visuals carried out by intense movement and minimalist but striking set design; all to a hypnotizing soundtrack. (Photo/Jessica Carpenter)
Brynn Tucker and Benjamin Cunis of Synetic Theater embrace in a close position and deep concentration before standing up and swirling around the room in a rehearsal for Benjamin's play Genesis Reboot in Shirlington Village, Virginia on Sunday December 4th, 2011. Genesis Reboot is written and portrayed in typical Synetic style with dramatic movement and entrancing music, and it opens in February 2012 in which Brynn will play Eve and Benjamin will play the Angel. (Photo/Jessica Carpenter)
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