Cynthia Hopkins

In Performance: Prelude13 (NYC)

Prelude13 October 2-4, 2013 Martin E. Segal Theatre Center The CUNY Graduate Center 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016 The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center at the Graduate Center, CUNY celebrates the tenth anniversary of PRELUDE, a festival dedicated to artists at the forefront of contemporary New York City theater and performance. As it has for the past decade, PRELUDE.13 features an array of artists working in theatrical, interdisciplinary and mediatized performance, giving audiences and artists a survey of the current New York moment via in-process presentations, open rehearsals, and discussions — all completely for free. PRELUDE.13: FORWARD features an amalgam of artists who have shaped the past decade and who occupy a promising place in the decade to come. How are these artists thinki...

In Performance: Catch 56 April 6, 2013 (NYC)

CATCH is a multi-faceted, multi-disciplinary, rough and ready performance series-event that blows through Brooklyn every couple of months. CATCH is curated by Jeff Larson, Andrew Dinwiddie and Caleb Hammons. 8pm Saturday 6 AprilThe Bushwick Starr: 207 Starr Street between Wyckoff and Irving BROOKLYN L to Jefferson Street Click HERE for directions. Performances  by: Daniel Fish ! Cynthia Hopkins ! Kim Katzberg ! David Neumann ! Deke Weaver ! Catch is curated and presented with delicate irreverence by Andrew Dinwiddie, Caleb Hammons, and Jeff Larson. http://www.catchseries.org/

In Print: The State of New York City’s theatrical avant-garde…

Yesterday the Village Voice published a piece by Tom Sellar titled “The City’s Best (And Not So Best) Progressive Theater”. Its one of the only “end of the year/decade” piece to focus on  progressive/experimental/avant-garde work and companies. In it he poses… Ten years into the 21st century, it seems a fitting time to look at the state of New York City’s theatrical avant-garde. How has it evolved over the past decade? Who’s doing the most inventive work, and who’s coming up short? What exactly constitutes a vanguard these days, and where is it heading? Big Art Group, Radio Hole, Nature Theater of Oklahoma, Thomas Bradshaw, Young Jean Lee, Richard Maxwell, Les Freres Corbusier, Cynthia Hopkins, Elevator Repair Service, Witness Relocatio...