A showcase from the Spring 2020 Arts Workshop “Creating a Full-Length Text/Music Performance and Recording”
Fashion has become a way to wear a statement, and brands have decided to capitalize on stances against injustice to make money and secure their place on the imaginary wokeness scale of which the public seems so conscious.
Chappelle's casual and conversational performance style in this special has a very specific function: It gets the audience on his side.
In their groundbreaking one-woman plays, Phoebe-Waller Bridge and Jacqueline Novak prove that uncensored comedy celebrating female sexuality can find mainstream success.
Communication through language is an inescapable performance, Nietzsche tells us, and we’re all actors in it. The precarious question of how truth gets performed is loudly answered by the central characters of Mr. and Mrs. Ramsay in Virginia Woolf’s novel "To The Lighthouse."
"Isn't that scotland. / Don't blame the tweed. / You have never seen a fabric before. / I think it should be our fleece. / I appreciate fabric. / That is my fleece. / I am interested in having wool." A series of computer-generated mini plays.
Mendieta’s work is a call to neither only empathy nor only imagination; it implicates the audience as both co-agents and co-artists through participation.
"It is necessary to reveal the ways that New York City theaters, often touting themselves as cultural forums and hubs for inclusivity, are both succeeding and failing in ways to meet these goals through their most visceral, visual spatial impressions."
Cast member Gwendoline Horning discusses the upcoming performance of The Brides of Atreus and "the exciting and occasionally challenging nature of ensemble-based theater-making."
"The movement side grew out of an unexpected spatial circumstance in my life, an impromptu movement problem of sorts."