Monthly Archives: February 2008

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just asking. [updated!]

so i’ve got a lot of e-mails to go through and i will catch up on posting soon. but i have a quick question – how come the Times hasn’t reviewed, nor even listed, The Foundry’s production of Aaron Landsman’s Open House? Is it not

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PRELUDE on Facebook

The Prelude Festival – which I co-curate with Geoffrey Scott from NYTW and Frank Hentschker, director of programs at MESTC/CUNY – has a group on Facebook. Check it out! Join the group and keep us posted on what you’re up to, we’ll do the same.

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dance-tech

our friend fiffe told us about this site called dance-tech.net which looks really cool: dance-tech.net is “A dance and technology social network that aggregates and facilitates the flow of information and the distributed intelligence among movement, new media artist and theorists working in the confluence

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February at PS122

Things are picking up this week at PS122 with two very different but very cool shows, both opening on February 20th. In case you haven’t heard, it’s a midwinter trans-fest when Ethyl Eichelberger Award recipient and Tony Nominated performer Justin Bond comes to the PS122

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singer/puppet actor wanted

From Nick Jones of JOLLY SHIP THE WHIZBANG: If you know anybody who might be interested. . . I am seeking a female performer for the Ars Nova Jollyship the Whiz-Bang show this Spring.  This individual must possess puppeteering skills, and be able to sing

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is the tipping point toast?

that is the question posed in this article over at Fast Company which discusses hte work of Duncan Watts who refutes Malcolm Gladwell’s “tipping point” theories. from the article: In the past few years, [Duncan] Watts–a network-theory scientist who recently took a sabbatical from Columbia

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2000 Years

I really want to see The New Group’s production of Mike Leigh’s 2000 Years but I can’t afford a ticket. If anybody wants to take me. Or give me a comp. Or something.

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if you happen to be in dublin

Ever wondered what on earth the Dublin Fringe Festival is looking for? This year for the first time the Fringe is offering pre-application talks open to all interested parties on Tuesday 19th February. Topics that will be covered include: the online application process, supporting material

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same planet, different worlds

I feel like recently I have been seeing a lot of shows that take on the same things in different ways with vastly different results. For instance the whole Irish/devil/fate/sin/etc. thing – there was the astonishingly mediocre and unimaginative Seafarer on Broadway, then there was

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Kickin’ It in L.I.C.

Okay, so, first off I want to say that I went to see the NTUSA’s Don Juan at The Chocolate Factory last night. It is not officially open so I will not officially review it. So I will just say I had an awesome time

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Big Art Group Wants You

Do you have what it takes to join Caden Manson and his merry band of techno-performance pranksters?! A good time is guaranteed! We just got this email: Big Art Group seeks adventurous, creative, and dedicated performers interested in experimental performance for its live video/theatre piece,

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randy quaid banned from equity FOR LIFE

Okay so this is the craziest thing I’ve ever heard. We’ve all been involved in productions that were rocky or even totally horrible. But this is really something. Apparently Randy Quaid and his wife were so awful to work with on Lone Star Love that