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The Kitchen (NYC) Fall Season HIGHLIGHTS

Big Dance Theater: Comme Toujours Here I Stand Thursday‹Saturday, October 1‹4, 8:00 P.M. Wednesday‹Saturday, October 7‹10, 8:00 P.M. Tickets: $15 Big Dance Theater’s new work, Comme Toujours Here I Stand, re-invents Agnès Varda’s classic New Wave film, Cléo From 5 to 7, as a piece of theater. Shot in Paris in 1961, the original film captures the early evening hours in the life of a marginally-tale...

EMERGING: Ben Evans futureLOVER at Chez Bushwick

CAKE at Chez Bushwick: Ben Evans futureLOVER Saturday, August 22, 2009 7:30pm – 8:30pm Chez Bushwick 304 Boerum St., Buzzer #11 Brooklyn, NYC futureLOVER is a performance about the exploration of a modern man : fragile, vulgar, nostalgic. It is a dance of objects and memory, confession and solitude…events in search of masculine codes that are rarely found. Ben Evans makes performance i...

Young Jean Lee’s Theater Company Touring >The Shipment<

Young Jean Lee’s Theater Company The Shipment Touring Dates 2009/2010. Zurich Theater Spektakel, Switzerland August 28 – 30, 2009 www.theaterspektakel.ch PICA TBA Festival, Portland Sept 4 – 7, 2009 www.pica.org Rotterdam Seschouwburg, The Netherlands September 12 – 14, 2009 www.rotterdamseschouwburg.nl On the Boards, Seattle October 1 – 4, 2009 www.ontheboards.org Fe...

Touring: Meg Stuart’s 2009 ›Do Animals Cry‹

In her new work ›Do Animals Cry‹, American choreographer Meg Stuart explores the complexities of family relationships. This is how it starts: people in pyjamas and slippers are panting. A family – is it really a family? – quietly gone sour. They fool around in variable poses: father, mother or sibling. They are called Frank and Frankie-Boy, Frankie-Fucker, Little Shit or Honey. To name just one, t...

In Performance: Gisèle Vienne + Dennis Cooper 2008 Production of JERK

A description of the 2008 production of Jerk by Dennis Cooper and directed by the French Artist, Gisèle Vienne. Jerk” is an imaginary reconstruction – strange, poetic, funny and somber – of the crimes perpetrated by American serial killer Dean Corll who, with the help of teenagers David Brooks and Wayne Henley, killed more than twenty boys in the state of Texas during the mid-70s. This show sees D...

Lost Notebook Defines Contemporary Performance

“Contemporary performance is hybrid work that integrates text, dance, objects, music, costumes, lighting, image, sound, sets, and vocal expression into complex interactive systems. Contemporary performance names a body of work that builds on an aesthetic history beginning in the 1880s with Alfred Jarry and early Dada experiments and unfolds through into the American avant-garde and Performan...

Radio Hole Announces New Work and Touring Venues

Whatever, Heaven Allows STARRING: Maggie Hoffman Eric Dyer Erin Douglass Mark Jaynes Joseph “Wedgewood” Silovsly & Kourtney Rutherford As The Deer Coming Soon to: PS122 UCLA Prelude The Warhol Museum The Walker Arts Center

Certain Fragments

“The struggle to produce witnesses rather than spectators is present in the contemporary performance scene. You can see it in excess/epic style at least in the public piercings and mutilations by American artist Ron Athey or the ‘suspensions’ on meet-hooks carried out by Stelare, events in which extreme versions of the body in pain, in sexual play and in shock demand repeated of those watchi...

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