Aaron Landsman, Mallory Catlett, Jim Findlay
City Council Meeting is a participatory theater event about empathy, democracy, and power. The project combines local government transcripts, original writing and a surprise ending, revealing the city we make together each night by performing it. Who are you in this place? You live here. What’s your problem?
Featured Blog Posts
Now that the BBQ is over, come see what the BBQ was for! I am going to be part of this month's Little Theater, showing a scene from the show... https://www.facebook.com/events/133596870164844/
Episode Two of our new video series, CAM4Genet, is now online! Running in parallel with the development of GENET PORNO, the video series features director Yvan Greenberg with revealing and personal glimpses into the making of our new work. Watch above, or click here to make it grow bigger.
These organizations [joint stock companies] had raised hackles from the very beginning. Sir Edward Coke (1552-1634), for example, had complained that “they cannot commit treason, nor be outlawed or excommunicated, for they have no souls.” Two centuries later, the lord...
I went to Philadelphia for a weekend in October to shoot some video footage with Gein Wong. We shot on the campus of U Penn near the Van Lier library where Kathy used to perform as well as on the...
I have taken the protoypes of the million men that I started building by hand, drew it into a CNC program, and sent it off to a friend in Chicago, who cut it out on his machine. Then he assembled it together, and it walked!! I was surprised that the first go at it walked so well...
Shareholder value theory: companies exist to make money for their shareholders. See: Milton Friedman, 1970: “The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase its Profits.” In the opinion of Jack Welch, former head of GE: Strictly speaking, shareholder value is...
Sometimes it’s hard to believe that “It Gets Better”. For “The Kid”, it seems like life is only going to get worse. A comic drama filled with imaginary friends.
The Color Wheel is a show that takes three artists, who use very diverse media and have very different approaches to art making, but whose common connection is the use of bright saturated color.
Jelena Kajgo’s biting comedy looks at the shock waves of American-style capitalism and the global financial crisis two decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Inspired by Luis Buñuel’s quote “life without memory is no life at all,” Ouroboros Co. randomly selected characters to create a piece about how traumatic memories affect our identity.
By popular demand, the Downtown Urban Theater Festival returns with the DUTF Encore Series, a much-anticipated one-week engagement of two of its sold-out plays presented during its 11th annual season, B-Boy Blues and N/F.
You Are Dead. You Are Here. tells the charged story of an encounter between an American soldier and an Iraqi girl blogger, through the lens of the technologies that connect them.
Geppetto meshes Pinocchio and The Old Man and The Sea, to tell a tale of prosthetics and aging. It contemplates resilience and acceptance in confronting change.
Reviews are an accepted aspect of being a performing artist. Positive reviews can provide exposure to emerging artists and in some cases can even launch an artist’s career. On the other hand, artists have to learn not to take criticism personally and strive to maintain their artistic identity while constantly being judged on their performance.