Widows Walk

This piece was created in collaboration with Christina Sears & Miranda Scott Johnson. Based off Christina’s original poem Widows Walk. The piece follows through three characters grieving process of a father leaving the home. Miranda built the music around the emotions of each family member. As the son mother & father come to terms with this new shift in their reality. Walking through all the memories they’ve built within their home.

  • Jack Thorne Puluka
    Choreographer / Editor
  • Christina Sears
  • Miranda Scott Johnson
    Musical Composition
  • Marcella Audiffred
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Poetry, dance, performance, composition, storytelling, theatre, live performance
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 5 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 2, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Montclair State University
Director Biography

Jack Puluka (he / she) is a Central Jersey native with a deep adoration for showcasing personal stories. As a Montclair State University graduate with his BFA in Dance & minor in Filmmaking; she has worked with artists such as Garret Coleman, Jessie DiMauro, Christian Von Howard, Stefanie Batten Bland, Paul Taylor Company, Darrah Carr, Sean Curran, Urban Bush Women & Dolly Sfeir. Jack strives to merge humanity with movement. Amplifying human experiences with the commingle of different art forms. His choreography & cinematography have been shown at The Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) Animation Festival, as well as Montclair State University’s (MSU) “Dance Makers” & “Creative Collaborations” performances. Jack aims to continuously explore the art of redefining storytelling through theater & multimedia for all audiences.

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Director Statement

Puluka Projects is a New Jersey based freelance company centered around storytelling through movement & multimedia. Lead by choreographer, teacher, designer, videographer & artistic director Jack Puluka (he / she). Who’s love for storytelling inspires her to create works that are accessible to audiences of all ages. Amplifying human experiences with the commingle of stylistic art forms. Puluka Projects is a reflection of the internal stories of humankind. With an emphasis on physical theater in conjunction with personal stories. Our goal is to create spaces where individuals can be heard within a supportive community of artists. Creating art that tells stories of the human experience.