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Emerging: Faye Driscoll – There is so much mad in me (NYC)

Faye Driscoll
There is so much mad in me (NYC)
Mar 31 – Apr 3 at 7:30pm
Dance Theater Workshop
Pre-Show Coffee and Conversation: Mar 31 at 6:30pm
Post-Show Talk Apr 2

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There is so much mad in me investigates the physical and theatrical narratives that drive our misplaced need to be seen. Driscoll, with her company of dancers, ask who we are and how we connect in this time of over stimulation and look at me distraction. Working from images seen in the media of people in extreme states, from torture to religious rapture, There is so much mad in me examines the similarities between polar extremes. What are the fine lines between the abject and the sublime, voyeurism and empathy, entertainment and reality? From creating facades to seeking the divine to committing violent acts and falling in love, There is so much mad in me explores shifting states of consciousness as choreography while investigating how we process information.

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Performed by Lindsay Clark, Lily Gold, Michael Helland, Tony Orrico, Jennie MaryTai Liu, Jacob Slominski, Adaku Utah, Jesse Zaritt and Nikki Zialcita.

Design by Machine Dazzle, Amanda K. Ringger, Sara C. Walsh and Brandon Wolcott.

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Caden Manson is Editor In Chief and Curator of Contemporary Performance Network and co-founder and artistic director of Big Art Group, a New York City performance company founded in 1999.

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