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Jacobs Pillow | Crystal Pite Photo Essay

Christopher Duggan photographs Crystal Pite during her time at Jacobs Pillow, capturing her work Dark Matters as well as a few family photos.

 

Youdream by the Superamas

On the Boards alum artists, the Superamas, have created an interactive performance website where you can tour through a series of dreams and submit your own for future performances.

Here's what they say about their new project:

BECAUSE TRAVELLING THROUGH DREAMS SEEMS SAFER THESE DAYS... 

Welcome Europe! And welcome to Youdream! 

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Ralph Lemon receives $25,000 from the NEA

The $25,000 grant to Ralph Lemon/Cross Performance was made in support of a new dance-art film created by director/choreographer Lemon and filmmaker/editor Shoko Letton.  Currently untitled, the film is an artistic rendering of the deeply personalized creative process used by Lemon and the six performers who created and performed Wall/Hole, the central section of Lemon’s 2010 acclaimed multimedia stage work, How Can You Stay In The House All Day And Not Go Anywhere?

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MADE HERE is going to TV!

Be sure to check out the documentary videos you have all been previously watching online at www.madehereproject.org, this summer on your TV!  Beginning May 23, 2011, NYC life will air MADE HERE on Mondays at 10:30 p.m. as part of its documentary line-up. Visit nyc.gov/media for local cable and satellite listings.

Psyche - The Web Opera by Seattle's Fisher Ensemble

The Fisher Ensemble brings more online performance available to you in the form of a web opera, introducing new 21st century audiences to opera via the internet.

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Young Jean Lee's Theater Company | WE'RE GONNA DIE

Watch OntheBoards.tv artist Young Jean Lee perform in her most recent production WE'RE GONNA DIE performed at Joe's Pub at the Public Theater April 1-30, 2011.


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Low Lives 3 in the news

Low Lives 3 - featuring Catherine Cabeen's Into the Void - is in the news today continuing the discussion of viral performance versus live performance. 


“Some things are lost when going through virtual space, but some things are gained,” Rojas says. “A new guard is arguing that everything changes with time and technology. [They ask,] what’s wrong with experiencing performance virtually?”

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December's American Theatre Magazine and January's Stage Directions feature OntheBoards.tv

In a time when you can access nearly any film via Netflix or YouTube, theatre lags staggeringly behind, rooted in another century. But just because theatre is an ancient art form doesn't mean it needs to thumb its nose at today's technology, especially when it comes to archiving....On the Boards, a Seattle not-for-profit that presents international dance, theatre and music, as well as work by Northwest artists, has seized upon this dormant opportunity.


American Theatre Magazine

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Jacob's Pillow offers Online Dance Video Resource

Everyday we see more performance videos accessable via online streaming.  Check out the great collection of Jacob's Pillow video clips now!

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