Big Art Group (New York) seeks male, female and trans-variant performers and artists for their new group work, FLESH TONE, rehearsing Feb – March with performances April 15-18, 2010 at Abrons Arts Center. Diversity is important to the group. Big Art Group is a New York ensemble of performers and artists. For each new group work they aim to add one or two people to our company. To be considered, one must be adventurous, creative, dedicated and be open to a rigorous experimental practice. Applicants must live in NYC. Paid. Non-Union.
Send Cover letter/resume/pic to casting(at)bigartgroup(dot)com Subject: FLESH TONE – Open Call
*Please remember to include a cover letter in the body of the email telling us who you are and why you would like to be a part of our practice.
Caden Manson is a director, media artist, and teacher. He is co-founder of the media ensemble bigartgroup.com and network, blog, and publisher, contemporaryperformance.com. 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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