Cynthia Hopkins, writer, composer and performer of the acclaimed “Accidental Trilogy” at St. Ann’s Warehouse, brings her singular style to Soho Rep for her new show, THE TRUTH: A TRAGEDY. (starts May 6). With song, dance, and text, she weaves real and fictional narratives and
Name: Pavel Zustiak Title/Occupation: Artistic Director, Choreographer, Sound Designer Organization/Company: Palissimo Inc. URL: www.palissimo.com 1. Where did you grow up and how did you end up where you are now? I grew up in the eastern part of the former Czechoslovakia, which is now Slovakia.
Just got back from the Center for Performance Research where I saw Israeli choreographer Idan Cohen’s 2009 version of Swan Lake. I’m not too familiar with the big hits of ballet so I was lucky that Evan was there with her friend Mary to bring me up to speed.
For those of you who missed Japan’s Chelftisch Theater Company when they were at the Japan Society in February 2009, now is a great chance to check out the work of Toshiki Okada- one of Japan’s hippest and hottest playwrights. The Play Co.’s presentation of
EMPAC announced their first summer lab for interactive media in performance to be held August 16-22, 2010. Directed by Johannes Birringer and Mark Coniglio, the workshop offers intensive training and possibilities for experimentation with mixed reality and real time architectures, programmable environments, interactive design and
Just got back from the Intersections with Art and Performance panel discussion at MESTC. It was a really fascinating panel and discussion but we didn’t get to the one thing that always gets my goat, which is the disparity in valuation of live art performance
Most of you probably know FEAST [Funding Emerging Art with Sustainable Tactics] is a recurring public dinner designed to use community-driven financial support to democratically fund new and emerging art makers. Well, they’ve announced an open call for proposals for their next funding opportunity. For all
Another exciting news nugget about the Ford Foundation’s new initiative: In addition to helping arts groups build new spaces and renovate and expand old ones, the latest initiative aims to encourage the construction of affordable housing for artists in or around some of these spaces
The 25-year-old Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company is in final negotiations to merge with Dance Theater Workshop. The two groups will combine their boards and staff into one entity with a new name and mission, though the final details are still being worked out.
Jay Scheib’s Bellona, Destroyer of Cities [and adaptation of Samuel Delany’s Dahlgren] is a sensory overload of a surreal sci-fi mindfuck, a seriously epic vision of a post-apocalyptic city. It is slippy and unnerving, violently sexual, brash, troubled and troubling. The show takes place in
Just got this note from JEREMY WADE: Dear Folks, Viva Neuva York!! I am beyond psyched to invite you to a little show we have been cooking up called “The Whirling Visitation” – A hallucinogenic amalgam of Movement, Text, Sound and Song in reverence of
Just got back from Faye Driscoll’s There is so much mad in me at DTW. It was a fun thrill ride of a show and the sold-out audience agreed with me, receiving the work with rapt attention and thunderous applause. Ably and energetically performed by