theater performance

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...

Emerging: Joshua Seidner’s POWDERBURN (NYC)

POWDERBURN September 29, 2009 – 7:00pm The Watermill Center 39 Watermill Towd Road Watermill, New York [singlepic id=167 w= h= float=] POWDERBURN, titled after a racial slur, is a performance piece that follows one man from his sun-burnt, war-torn homeland to an unnamed country in which cultures clash in cracked basements, men become brothers become enemies, and a class system assigns him the forever role of exoticized, eroticized, animal-like performer. As the performance (and performer) descends towards a construct that is intentionally volatile and unraveled, a persistent video camera becomes increasingly representative of the “audience;” it is through the constant gaze of this audience that each dance and demo becomes less sport and more spectacle. An actual audience is invited t...