Performance Space 122

Highlights: PS122’s COIL13 Jan. 3-19, 2013 (NYC)

COIL is Performance Space 122’s annual winter performance festival full of contemporary, textured, global, local, contemplative, grounded, rigorous, and always very live performance. Below are ContemporaryPerformance.com’s highlights Seagull (Thinking of you) Half Straddle / Tina Satter (USA) New Ohio Theatre 154 Christopher St., Manhattan Jan 9, 11, 17, 19 8pm Jan 10, 12, 18 10pm Jan 15 5pm Jan 22, 23, 25 8pm Jan 26 2pm $20 / $15 students, seniors Tickets–> 75 minutes Writer/director Tina Satter draws on Chekhov’s letters, translations, and perverse sense of comedy to consider anew the darkness, beauty, and history of Chekhov’s iconic play The Seagull and its resonances with her Half Straddle ensemble. Seagull (Thinking of you) is a personal look at performance, failure, an...

In Performance: Verdensteatret’s And All the Question Marks Started to Sing (NYC)

Verdensteatret And All the Question Marks Started to Sing Thursday – Saturday, February 24 – 26, at 7:30pm; and Sunday, February 27 at 5pm. Dance Theater Workshop 219 West 19th Street, NYC And All the Question Marks Started to Sing is the opening event of FuturePerfect 2011, a new performance, media, art & technology initiative in New York City. Produced in partnership with leading national and international cultural institutions, FuturePerfect highlights new hybrid performance practices, media forms and artistic ideas that emerge as digital technologies and other non-human systems become increasingly inseparable from contemporary culture. Wayne Ashley is FuturePerfect’s Founding Artistic Director. And All the Question Marks Started to Sing is co-presented with Dance Theater Work...

Announcements: Call for submissions for the The Live Art Almanac – Volume 2

Call for submissions for the The Live Art Almanac – Volume 2 An international publication of writing on and around Live Art Deadline: 31 December 2009 The Live Art Almanac Vol. 2 is a not-for-profit publication, produced and published by the Live Art Development Agency (London, UK) in partnership with Live Art UK, Performance Space 122 (New York, USA), and Performance Space (Sydney, Australia). The Live Art Almanac Vol. 2 will draw together recent writing about and around Live Art – from reviews, through interviews and news stories, to cultural commentaries. It aims to be both a useful resource and a good read for artists, writers, students and others interested in the field of interdisciplinary, performance-based art. The first Live Art Almanac was published in the UK by the Live Ar...