Electric Midwife plays on symmetry and illusion as the performers pull the intimate audience into a mesmerizing kaleidoscope of movement and color weaving throughout the space with highly structured, minimalist dance.
A Queens-based artist making work in NYC, Beth Gill critically examines issues relating to the fields of contemporary dance and performance studies, through an ongoing exploration of aesthetics and perception.
Filmed at the Museum of Human Achievement, commissioned by the Fusebox Festival.
Tina Satter/Half Straddle considers anew the darkness, beauty, and history of Chekhov’s iconic play The Seagull, taking a personal look at performance, failure, and attempted love. This world premire is “full to the brim with killer talent." (Time Out New York)
Filmed in NYC at The New Ohio Theater, commissioned by PS122.
OntheBoards.tv wrapped up the five screening series of Amarillo that made up the Community Screenings Project Thursday, June 20th. The Ross Ragland Theater in Klamath Falls, OR, hosted the screening of the film on their mainstage. The film was followed by a lively discussion with the audience and panelists Tamara Underiner a Professor at Arizona State University, and local community members Rafael Hernandez and Ariana Azomar. The post-screening talk was moderated by Ruth Wikler-Luker of Boom Arts in Portland, OR.
Join OntheBoards.tv in Hood River, OR next Wednesday, June 5 at 7:30pm for a presentation of Amarillo at Columbia Center for the Arts. After the screening hang out a little longer for a bi-lingual community discussion moderated by Ruth Wikler-Luker, curator and producer of Boom Arts in Portland.
This is the fourth screening of the Community Screening Project tour.
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An immersive and intimate performance surfaces through the haze and special effects of this “high-art haunted house” by Pavel Zustiak (New York Times). Its cast of three navigates a constantly shifting illusion created through dance, visual art and a live band performing a driving score.