The impacts of grief, however miniscule or massive, are the focus of “Submerge 2017: Break Time”, a festival curated primarily by Ali Rosa-Salas. Interested in the ways in which “we” are “permitted” to grieve in public space and, as the curatorial statement offers, a concern on the “expectation to bounce back,” Rosa-Salas has assembled an enriching near week of events, ranging from breath work to brunch to bike rides, in recognition of the ways the personal is political; the ways we are alone with others; and the ways in which everything, art or otherwise, is necessarily interdependent.
“I’m Fundamentally Interested in a Gentle Theater” – a conversation with Corinne Donly and Sarah Hughes
I got the impression that Corinne and Sarah were working out their ideas in front of me, rather than regurgitating concepts already known. In other words, the play was becoming before my eyes.
A white light emits from the mouth of a vintage Shure Unidyne microphone dangling from the ceiling on what looks like an electric vine with various twists and hooks adorned. When Richard comes unhinged, as he does at various times during Schaubühne Berlin’s production of
The question, in the end, is how much we value space in this city. For people able to afford exorbitant rents, exorbitant theater prices are logical.
She exists, she conjures, she illuminates through whisper and scream.
Shaun Irons and Lauren Petty discuss “Why Why Always,” a cine-performance
Dan O’Neil interviews Tantztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch dancer Stephanie Troyak, and asks the question: “Can we make this?”
Anchuli Felicia King is a multidisciplinary artist of Thai-Australian descent who works primarily in live theater.
Its in-betweenness, like the liminal space of “not me…not not me,” grants us the ability to be in two places at once.
Canada abandons the arts for “creative hubs”; exploring relevance in performance at Philly FringeArts; questioning the Guggenheim; and more.
As theatermakers, as makers of culture, we are doing as much to perpetrate white supremacy and racist ideology than anyone else. A play that features all white actors, is by virtue of its existence in this country, a racist play.
Rohina Malik and Kareem Fahmy talk The Mecca Tales with Jerry Lieblich