CLOSE TO HOME / Leah Stein Dance Company / Dancer
Directed by Leah Stein in collaboration with the performers, Close To Home is an intimate performance project for nine dancers in response to the paintings of Edith Neff, a Philadelphia native and visual artist whose subjects include family, Philadelphia public spaces, and mythological allegory.
September 21-22, 28-29, 4pm @ The Art Room Studio, Philadelphia
CLOUDS IN THE KITCHEN / The Painted Bride / Caroline
Curated, Conceived and Co-Directed by Dante GreenDevised and Developed with the EnsembleCo-Directed by Josh Walker
Clouds in the Kitchen is a multi-narrative, multi-generational musical piece about the history of a home.
The Painted Bride, Philadelphia
THE QUIET CIRCUS / Headlong Dance Theater / Assistant Director & Performer
Initiated by David Brick and Maiko Matsushima Guidance/Agitation from Ishmael Houston-Jones & Eiko Otake
The Quiet Circus was an ongoing performance residency by Headlong at the Washington Ave Pier that included three interlocking programs, unfolding over 15 months. Contemplative practice informed artistic practice, and the agency of audiences, participants and creators was engaged in creating an ongoing work that lived in the experiences of those who touch it.
Washington Ave Pier, Philadelphia
THE UNIVERSE IS A SMALL HAT / Dartmouth
Writer & Composer: César Alvarez / Directors: Sam Pinkelton & Sarah Benson
A multiplayer immersive musical that tells the story of a space colony leaving earth in order to devise a more rational society. Part game, part performance, part social experiment, part party.
Babycastles Gallery, NYC
OH OK / Star Girl
Writer: Katie Pearl / Director: Melissa Kievman
A mobile audience is led through dusty Oklahoma, where mothers breath fire, girlfriends become monsters, and rabbits give blunt advice.
Writing is Live, Brown University
SINK / Siren
Writer, Composer & Director: Ursula Raasted
Nine interconnected vignettes follow nine figures (sirens, sailors & soothsayers) through a nautical dreamworld.
EL GRITO DEL BRONX / Elizabeth
Writer: by Migdalia Cruz / Director: Ken Prestininzi
DR. FAUSTUS LIGHTS THE LIGHTS / Little Girl
Written by Gertrude Stein / Composed by Deepali Gupta & Zack Segel / Directed by Abby Colella
This 360° theatrical event, propelled by an electronic score, immerses the audience in a world of uncertainty and missed connections.