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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.

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 (...

Podcast: Episode 01.09 SLC Performance Lab With Kate Bornstein

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. Kate Bornstein was interviewed by Dan Hurlin and SLC Students on Zoom. SLC Performance Lab · Podcast: Episode 01.09 SLC Performance Lab With Kate Bornstein Since 1989, trans trailblazer Kate Bornstein has—with humor and spunk—ushered us into a world of limitless possibility through a daring re-envisionment of the gender system as we know it. Today, Kate identifies as nonbinary: not a man, and not a woman—and she’s been writing about nonbinary gender identity for near...

Podcast: Episode 01.08 SLC Performance Lab With Holly Hughes

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. Holly Hughes was interviewed by Brynn Hambley (SLC20) & Stephen Earnhart (SLC20) Holly Hughes is an internationally acclaimed performance artist whose work maps the troubled fault lines of identity. Her combination of poetic imagery and political satire has earned her wide attention and placed her work at the center of America’s culture wars. Hughes was among the first students to attend The New York Feminist Art Institute, an experiment in progressive pedagogy l...

Podcast: Episode 01.07 SLC Performance Lab With Sarah DeLappe

Sarah DeLappe interviewed by Amelia Bethel (SLC21) Karen Loewy Movilla (SLC21) Sarah DeLappe's play The Wolves premiered Off-Broadway at The Playwrights Realm, following an engagement at New York Stage and Film, and development at Clubbed Thumb and Great Plains Theatre Conference. The Wolves received the American Playwriting Foundation's inaugural Relentless Award, and was a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and the Yale Drama Series Prize. DeLappe is the Page One Playwright for The Playwrights Realm and has been a resident artist at the Sitka Fellows Program and SPACE on Ryder Farm.

Podcast: Episode 01.06 SLC Performance Lab With Donna Dennis

Donna Dennis Interviewed by Joanna Isenberg (SLC20) and Sarah Sterling (SLC21)Dennis is one of a small group of groundbreaking women—including Alice Aycock, Jackie Ferrara and Mary Miss—who pushed sculpture toward the domain of architecture in the early 1970s. Deborah Everett writes in Sculpture Magazine “When Donna Dennis created her earnest, plain-spoken Tourist Cabins at the outset of her career, they had the impact of cultural icons.” Drawing from overlooked fragments of rural and urban vernacular American architecture, her sculptures—tourist cabins, hotels, subway stations, roller coasters—have represented stopping places on the journey through life.

SLC Performance Lab Podcast Ep. 01.05 with Doug Wright

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. Our fifth episode features composer and singer Doug Wright interviewed by Rebecca Geminn and Kyrie Ellison. Doug Wright (Playwright) earned the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award for his play I Am My Own Wife. Other Broadway works include War Paint, Grey Gardens (Tony nomination), The Little Mermaid and Hands on a Hardbody. Film credits include Quills, based on his Obie Award-winning play and nominated for three Academy Awards.

SLC Performance Lab Podcast Ep. 01.04 with Kamala Sankaram

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.Our Fourth episode features composer and singer Kamala Sankaram

SLC Performance Lab Podcast Ep. 01.03 with Tom Lee

Produced by ContemporaryPerformance.com and the Sarah Lawrence College MFA Theatre Program 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.Our second episode features Puppeteer, Designer, and Teacher, Tom Lee

SLC Performance Lab Podcast Ep. 01.02 with Deb Margolin

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. Our second episode features playwright, actor, and founding member of Split Britches Theater Company, Deb Margolin.

SLC Performance Lab Podcast Ep. 01.01 with Jennifer Kidwell

Welcome to our new partnership and podcast series, SLC Performance Lab. Contemporary Performance has partnered with the Sarah Lawrence College MFA Theatre Program to produce the SLC Performance Lab Podcast. The SLC Performance lab interviews visiting artists to the MFA Theatre Program’s Grad Lab, one of the core classes of the program where graduate students work with guest artists and develop group generated performance pieces each month. This Month’s guest is Jennifer Kidwell. Jennifer Kidwell’s (b. 1978) poignant, performer-driven theater work addresses the complexities of race and notions of American history with sharp intelligence and wry humor. Invested in probing challenging social and historical truths, Kidwell says her work is “concerned with discomfort and...