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Fatebook at The 2009 Philadelphia Live Arts Festival

FATEBOOK: Avoiding Catastrophe One Party at a Time Produced and Created by New Paradise Laboratories A performance theatre work presented by the 2009 Philadelphia Live Arts Festival. The performance is live, both in online and in real-space. The audience attends in both places. Follow thirteen 20-somethings through the trials and tribulations of modern life—with a difference. First, the characters...

In Performance: Creature Feature #2 at Basso in Berlin.

Creature Feature #2 Tuesday August 25th @ 21:00 Free Entrance The second edition of Creature Feature; a queer performance series presenting works in progress, improvisations, videos, lectures and group actions in the intimate and informal setting of the basso. BASSO 187 Kopenicker Str. (enter through courtyard Metro) Schlesisches Tor Berlin, Germany Performances by: Anne de Vries – Video Pre...

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-08-24

Video from Die Walküre; Fura dels Baus http://bit.ly/K7I6l # Rodrigo García at the Festival d’Avignon http://bit.ly/VEWLR # Alexander Calder’s Circus http://bit.ly/13LiRN # Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio – Tragedia Endogonidia http://bit.ly/3Dqowd # Certain Fragments http://bit.ly/282zK # Narcissister @ Scenedowntown.com http://bit.ly/vcEXl # Radio Hole Announces New Work and Touring Venues http:...

13 questions we ask ourselves – Guillermo Gómez-Peña

“13 Questions We Ask Ourselves” – from Guillermo Gómez-Peña – La Pocha Nostra (LA, USA) “1. What is our new place, our role as performance artists in this new century? 2. What are future formats for performance art? 3. What do words like radical, transgressive, rebellious ;, and oppositional mean after 9/11? 4. Where are the new borders that we must cross? 5. What are...

EMERGING! Help Enrico D. Wey with Fresh Tracks (NYC)

From Enrico D. Wey: “I am auditioning for Fresh Tracks in October. I would potentially like to swarm the stage at one point, en masse, and am looking to see how many of you lovely people and any you might want to forward this on to, would like to help me out and partake in this here endeavor. Hour commitment, minimal effort, all welcome in whatever you are wearing. Might ask you to bring a f...

In Performance: She She Pop at Forum Freies Theatre (Dusseldorf, Germany)

The FFT Düsseldorf celebrates its 10th anniversary with a She She Pop  gala performance: DREAM FACTORY A Staged installation On 9 and 10 September 2009 FFT , Jahnstr. 3, 40215 Dusseldorf Ticket hotline and information: 0211 / 87 67 87 18 www.forum-free-theater.de [nggallery id=26] Its been 10 years since the FFT Düsseldorf forged their factory and dreamt of the new performing arts. On September 9t...

Deufert + Plischke “in Quotes”

Our actual proceeding is rather like throwing sheets into the wind in any direction with the hope one hits a ghost. A ghost that haunts in the middle of us. Only a resonance in between, like a constant movement that neither represents nor mirrors relations of power and their rules and regulations of the body, the space and time. For us, artistic work stands for an invitation not to shy away from r...

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...