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In Performance: TROPISMES, a monthly series of performed readings celebrating the French avant-garde (NYC)

Sponsored By Nobody presents
in association with & produced by Joanna Spinks
A new monthly series of performed readings celebrating the French avant-garde.

Session One:
11 septembre 2001
by Michel Vinaver

505 1/2 Waverly Avenue
Clinton Hill, BK
September 11, 2012
free admission
Limited seating.
Please email for reservations at: sponsoredbynobody [at] gmail [dot] com
Reception to follow.

featuring actors:
Caitlin Bebb
Adrian Bethea
Orietta Crispino
Andrew Gilchrist
Amy Gironda
Rosie Goldensohn
Robin Gordon Leavitt
Sauda Jackson
Eric Magnus
Jonathon Musser
Rachael Richman
Michael Renna
Nathan Truman

Written in the days and weeks following the destruction of the Twin Towers, Michel Vinaver constructed a play comprised solely of found-texts from newspaper accounts of the events on 9/11. Widely regarded as France’s greatest living dramatist, Vinaver’s work is rarely staged in the United States.

Video by Julie Rossman & DJ Fontaineblow.

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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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