The variety of beatbox performance styles and forms is showcased in this four-day event including an open mike, beat rhyme battles, and vocal wars featuring some of the leading beatbox artists in America. Special appearance by 2013 & 2014 Beatrhyme Battle and Vocal Wars Winner – Kaila Mullady.
In an unnamed city, 4 performance artists mysteriously get jobs with “Noodles Astray,” a puppet webseries for children, and now live in glass towers built on the ruins of their former neighborhood. They must decide if “Noodles” will preach the new gospel of progress, or sing the almost forgotten tune of dissent. A comedy, Noodles Astray uses puppets, sinew, and video to create a world held in the littlest hands.
Coffeehouse Chronicles is a free, interactive, educational series exploring the history and development of Off-Off Broadway from its inception within the Village “Coffeehouse Theatres” of the 1960’s through today.
Elia Schneider is known for hauntingly visual productions that transcend language with strong imagery and a dreamlike fresco of movement and design. In Judgement on a Gray Beach, themes of exile and totalitarianism are explored.
Kyiv artist, Volodymyr Klyuzko will show his “Kylyms,” a kaleidoscopic interpretation of nature in Ukraine, in which photographic images replace the actual threads used in making the carpets. Klyuzko utilizes a photo remix technique to transform representa- tional photography into non-representational geometric patterns.
An interactive performance, celebrating one of our planet’s busiest creatures: the bees
A FESTIVAL OF NEW PERFORMANCE FROM AOTEAROA, NEW ZEALAND
This exciting program of performances by groundbreaking artists from Wellington, New Zealand, provides an alternative view of a country that occupies the American consciousness with myths of a clean-green nation and the Lord of the Rings film franchise. This special festival of innovative works shares new perspectives on the world, from the other side of the world, made in a reverse-time zone, made in the dream-factory, from a land that works while you sleep.
Award-winning stage director Charlotte Brathwaite joins forces with eclectic composer/pianist Courtney Bryan and celebrated installation artist Abigail DeVille in a sonically stimulating, visually spectacular experience inspired by the legacies and lives of Sun Ra, Alice Coltrane and Harriet Tubman.
Curator: Michal Gamily Moderator: Victoria Abrash Panel: Ping Chong, Alvin Eng, Talvin Wilks Performer: Moriamo Akibu About Ping Chong Ping Chong is an internationally acclaimed theatre artist and pioneer in the use of media in the theater. Since 1972, he has created over 90 works for the stage which have been presented at major festivals and […]
A puppet performance by Jane Catherine Shaw. Hitch a ride with a little girl named Cassie Day, and hang on tight! You’re in for an adventure into space and back again.