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Jaamil Olawale Kosoko – Episode 02.09 SLC Performance Lab

Jaamil Olawale Kosoko is a Nigerian American performance artist, poet, and curator originally from Detroit, MI. His creative practice draws from Black study, queer theories of the body, weaving together visual performance, lecture, ritual, and spiritual practice.

Catch up with the Performance Lab Podcast Season 2

The SLC Performance Lab is produced by ContemporaryPerformance.com and the Sarah Lawrence College MFA Theatre Program. Each month a visiting artist to the MFA Theatre Program's Grad Lab is interviewed. Grad Lab is one of the core components of the program where graduate students work with guest artists and develop group-generated performance pieces monthly. This year we interviewed 9 Artists, Organizers, and Curators.

Jibz Cameron (Dynasty Handbag) – SLC Performance Lab Podcast

ibz Cameron is a performance, recording, and video artist as well as an actor. Cameron also produces work as Dynasty Handbag, an alter ego created in 2001. Her performance art has been called "Outrageously smart, grotesque and innovative" by The New Yorker and referred to as "[…] one of the most insanely funny, tone-perfect pieces of performance art I have seen in years" by Jennifer Dunning in The New York Times.

Tina Satter – SLC Performance Lab Episode 02.05

Tina Satter is a playwright and director based in New York City. She is the founder and artistic director of the theater company Half Straddle. A collection of three of her plays, "Seagull (Thinking of you) with Away Uniform and FAMILY," was published in 2014. Her show's text, "Ghost Rings," was published in 2017 by 53rd State Press and a vinyl album of the show's songs. She has received the Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grants to Artists award (2016) and a Doris Doris Duke Artist Impact Award in 2014. Satter has created 10 shows with Half Straddle, and the company's shows and videos have toured to over 20 countries in the U.S., Europe, Australia, and Asia. She made her Off-Broadway debut as a conceiver and director in fall 2019 with IS THIS A ROOM at the Vineyard Theatre, for which she...

Episode 02.04 SLC Performance Lab With Alice Yuan Zhang

The SLC Performance Lab is produced by ContemporaryPerformance.com and the Sarah Lawrence College MFA Theatre Program. Each month a visiting artist to the MFA Theatre Program’s Grad Lab is interviewed. Grad Lab is one of the core components of the program where graduate students work with guest artists and develop group generated performance pieces monthly. Alice Yuan Zhang is interviewed by Karen Loewy Movilla (‘21) and Chanel Smith (‘21). SLC Performance Lab · Episode 02.04 SLC Performance Lab With Alice Yuan Zhang Alice Yuan Zhang is an artist, designer, and program organizer working across the IRL and URL. Her projects often take on a playful and collaborative approach, using mixed reality technologies to invite public empathy into ecological and social futuring. She is the co-or...

Performance Lab Podcast Episode 02.02 SLC With Director and Designer, Carlos Soto

The SLC Performance Lab is produced by ContemporaryPerformance.com and the Sarah Lawrence College MFA Theatre Program. Each month we interview visiting artists to the MFA Theatre Program’s Grad Lab, one of the core classes of the program where grads work with guest artists and develop group generated performance pieces monthly. In our second podcast of the 20/21 season, Chanel Blanchett (SLC21) and Andrew Del Vecchio (SCL22) interview the director and designer Carlos Soto. Carlos Soto is a director and designer based in New York City, where he studied Art History and Literature at the Pratt Institute. His GIRLMACHINE premiered at Performa 09 and was subsequently presented in Paris by the American University of Paris. Pig Pig Pig (2010) was developed in residency at Le Point Éphémère, Paris...

Podcast: Episode 02.01 SLC Performance Lab With Maiko Kikuchi

Welcome to the 2nd Season of the SLC Performance Lab Podcast. Produced by ContemporaryPerformance.com and the Sarah Lawrence College MFA Theatre Program, the SLC Performance Lab interviews visiting artists to the MFA Theatre Program's Grad Lab, one of the core classes of the program where grads work with guest artists and develop group generated performance pieces monthly. Maiko Kikuchi is a multidisciplinary artist working in illustration, painting, drawing, collage, sculpture, animation and puppetry/ performance.

Interdisciplinary, Collaborative, Expansive, and Rigorous – 2 Year MFA – Theater and Performance (New York) Deadline: January 1, 2021

Interdisciplinary, Collaborative, Expansive, and Rigorous – 2 Year MFA in Theater and Performance (New York)Deadline: January 1, 2021Apply to the Theatre graduate program today» The Master of Fine Arts in Theatre at Sarah Lawrence College supports students through research and practice to develop their unique artistic voice and robust creative practice to engage with the contemporary field. With the guidance of faculty and thesis advisors who are working artists, curators, and organizers, the program offers an advanced study of theatre and performance that is interdisciplinary, collaborative, expansive, and rigorous. More Information:Website –>Instagram–>Facebook–>Season Website–> We encourage students to bring their own histories, experiences, and stories into the ecosystem of the p...

Podcast: Episode 01.13 SLC Performance Lab With Beth Pickens

Produced by ContemporaryPerformance.com and the Sarah Lawrence College MFA Theatre Program, the SLC Performance Lab interviews visiting artists to the MFA Theatre Program’s Grad Lab, one of the core classes of the program where grads work with guest artists and develop group generated performance pieces monthly. Beth Pickens was interviewed by Kyrie Ellison(SLC 21) on Zoom.

Podcast: Episode 01.12 SLC Performance Lab With Leigh Silverman

Produced by ContemporaryPerformance.com and the Sarah Lawrence College MFA Theatre Program, the SLC Performance Lab interviews visiting artists to the MFA Theatre Program’s Grad Lab, one of the core classes of the program where grads work with guest artists and develop group generated performance pieces monthly. Leigh Silverman was interviewed by Kyrie Ellison(SLC 21) and Anne Karyna Bakan (SLC 20) on Zoom. SLC Performance Lab · Episode 01.12 SLC Performance Lab With Leigh Silverman Leigh Silverman – Broadway: Violet (Tony nomination); Chinglish; Well. Off-Broadway: American Hero (2ST); Kung Fu (Signature Theatre); The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence (Playwrights Horizons); The Call (Playwrights Horizons); The Madrid (MTC); Golden Child (Signature Theatre); No Place to Go (...

DIY Digital Performance Kit

Are you making digital performance? We have put together a list of helpful tech. (these are linked to Amazon, but you can find them in many online stores). 1. Web Cam – ( you don’t need one if you have a built-in camera on your computer, but it can be helpful to put an external webcam at a higher level for better angles for performance and don’t want to put your computer at risk of falling to the ground) https://amzn.to/3mhiKJJ 2. Ring Light – (helpful for filling in face evenly. we prefer the RGB LED kind so we can also work with color) https://amzn.to/3m9eFYf 3. Bluetooth mic – (These are helpful if you are performing further than a few feet from the webcam. Check your webcam before you buy, because some webcams get good audio from even 10 feet awa...

Festival: XL at CENTRALE FIES, DRO (TN) – ITALY

“Not a festival, but a collective training for the thought, to the action, to the present”. XLCENTRALE FIES, DRO (TN) – ITALYColophon XL was and will be the new format of Centrale Fies, originally conceived for the 40th anniversary of Drodesera and the 20th of Fies. Today it finds a new correlation in the analysis of an “oversize” that breaks the summer one shot , weaving together all the annual events of Centrale Fies. From the 17th of July to the 8th of August, XL will take place again, live and on site, every weekend. In the meantime, initiatives continue on the Centrale Fies website http://www.centralefies.it/xl/ which from the 25th of June also outlines the first online exhibition of ‘INBTWN – In Between’, a programme curated by Claudi...