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Highlights: Under The Radar (NYC, USA)

Highlights: Under The Radar (NYC, USA)

Philippe Quesne/Vivarium Studio (France)


Sunday Afternoons, in his living room and for a limited audience, a character named Serge performs 1-3 minutes
numbers based on special effects. Low-key humor and homespun magic always merge in Quesne’s work.

Created by The National Theater of the USA


Inspired by the popular lecture circuits of the 19th century, Chautauqua! Weaves lectures on history, culture,
capitalism with live music, slapstick, magic, dance and melodrama. Chautauqua! Features guest lecturers, performers, and surprises in a celebration of the culture we all share and the moment in which we share it.

Directed by Gisèle Vienne, text and dramaturgy by Dennis Cooper (France)

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Performed by and created in collaboration with Jonathan Capdevielle
Jerk is an imaginary reconstruction, with puppets, 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 Texas during the mid-70s.

NYC Players/Richard Maxwel

Ads marks a departure in the work of celebrated downtown auteur Richard Maxwell and NYC Players. Moving beyond the traditional video screening into the realm of live performance, Ads stages three-dimensional video recordings in the theater. Recorded speeches make the appeal for independence, displaying ideas and beliefs held up to be essential. Are we humble? Are we great? Can we begin to claim back space?

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Caden Manson is a director, media artist, and teacher. He is co-founder of the media ensemble and network, blog, and publisher, He has co-created, directed, video- and set designed 18 Big Art Group productions. Manson has shown video installations in Austria, Germany, NYC, and Portland; performed PAIN KILLER in Berlin, Singapore and Vietnam; Taught in Berlin, Rome, Paris, Montreal, NYC, and Bern; the ensemble has been co-produced by the Vienna Festival, Festival d’Automne a Paris, Hebbel Am Ufer, Rome’s La Vie de Festival, PS122, and Wexner Center for The Arts. Caden is a 2001 Foundation For Contemporary Art Fellow, is a 2002 Pew Fellow and a 2011 MacDowell Fellow. Writing has been published in PAJ, Theater Magazine, and Theater der Zeit. Caden is currently an associate professor and graduate directing option coordinator of The John Wells Directing Program at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Drama.

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