Staged Reading of TRASH LORD: DOMESTICATION
Jan
18
8:00 PM20:00

Staged Reading of TRASH LORD: DOMESTICATION

I'll be participating in a workshop and staged reading of a new play by Sophie Valera Heinecke (a fellow EBP member!) with the Upstream Artists Collective.

TRASH LORD: DOMESTICATION
by Sophia Valera Heinecke
directed by Keith Paul Medelis

A work in progress. 

A performative gender exploration about losing and finding oneself, domesticating wild animals, and Jane Goodall.

Utilizing a tapestry of personal stories and accounts based on the research work of Goodall, Jared Diamond, and other experts in the field.

Trash Lord: Domestication is not well behaved. 

Part of the soon to be debuted Forest Floor Mirco-Residency granting artists quick and focused time to stage something immediate with "more-than-a-reading" to cap it off. 

Hosted by Sidewalk NYC in Alphabet City. Come early for some comedy show and stay late for some music show that are also probably neat. Have at least two drinks or food items cuz it's a requirement. And there stuff is good. 

FREE ADMISSION otherwise.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/trash-lord-domestication-tickets-41763358329?aff=efbeventtix

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MEDUSA by Sophie Amieva and Experimental Bitch Presents
Jan
12
to Jan 14

MEDUSA by Sophie Amieva and Experimental Bitch Presents

Getting into PRODUCER mode to bring this new work by French theater artist Sophie Amieva to Brooklyn! 

MEDUSA

by Sophie Amieva Theater Company produced in collaboration with Experimental Bitch Presents

Tickets: https://www.artful.ly/store/events/14131

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/500324350351316/

Medusa, an original movement theater piece, will run for four performances from January 12th-14th at HappyLucky No.1 in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

Creator and Director Sophie Amieva was struck by Ovid’s portrayal of Medusa as a young maiden turned into the monster we know as a result of being raped by Poseidon.    

This piece, inspired by Medusa’s story, is about women and the stories of their bodies and pleasures. From Salome to Eve, how do we define a woman’s ascent to pleasure and orgasm? To be feminist, do we need to redefine sexuality as a whole? Today, can we look Medusa in the eyes?

January 12th-January 14th, 2018

Fri 8pm, Sat 8pm, Sun 3pm & 8pm

734 Nostrand Avenue Brooklyn New York 11216

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HVMLET at the SheNYC Summer Theater Festival
Jul
6
to Jul 7

HVMLET at the SheNYC Summer Theater Festival

HVMLET is an intersectional feminist adaptation of Shakespeare’s "Hamlet" premiering this July at the SheNYC Summer Theater Festival in the Connelly Theater. Set in the 21st century, HVMLET uses Shakespeare’s original text to tell the story of two factions of feminism splintered by generational divides. Adapted by Tatiana Baccari and edited by Wednesday Sue Derrico. Directed by Tatiana Baccari and Wednesday Sue Derrico

Check us out July 6th and 7th at the Connelly Theater!

Tix here: https://hvmlet2017.wixsite.com/hvmlet/tickets

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LQQK Work-In-Progress Showings & Orlando Benefit
Jun
27
to Jun 30

LQQK Work-In-Progress Showings & Orlando Benefit

'LQQK, The Way I Look,' is a Glam Electro Pop Concert about lost love that fights its way back from darkness with live visual art, sensorial athletic dance, and live vocal production created by José Rivera Jr. Catch us performing around Brooklyn through June!

The Silent Barn (6/27)

http://silentbarn.org/2016/06/salon-free-refills

La Luz (6/30)

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lqqk-wip-orlando-benefit-by-jose-rivera-jr-tickets-25868701984

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MicroTheatre: pla(T)forms
Dec
10
to Dec 14

MicroTheatre: pla(T)forms

Corroborators, a short play about an unlikely friendship between an aging man suffering senility and a young gymnast with an injury, was commissioned for MicroTheatre and Fort Point Theater Channel's pla(T)forms, "A night of performances fusing visual art and theater inspired by Laura Meilman's drawings of each of the 121 stops in the MBTA system," curated by Jaime Carrillo.

http://www.fortpointtheatrechannel.org/microtheatre

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Ghost Player Performance
Nov
10
12:30 PM12:30

Ghost Player Performance

Ghost Player will be performed on December 1st at Ruth Eckerd Hall for The Jewish Federation's annual "Main Event." It is my great privilege to be able to share this original play about a group of Jewish women dealing with effects of the BRCA gene with a room full of brave and formidable women! 

Visit JewishPinellas.org to find out more. 

And check out the write up in the Jewish press!

http://www.jewishpresspinellas.com/news/2015-11-20/Front_Page/Main_Event_planned_for_Dec_1_at_Ruth_Eckerd_Hall.html

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*NEW* Experimental Bitch Presents Theater Collective
Oct
25
12:00 PM12:00

*NEW* Experimental Bitch Presents Theater Collective

Thrilled to be a founding member of this new theater collective co-directed by Shelby Brage and Wednesday Sue Derrico.

"Experimental Bitch Presents is a house for experimentation. We are a collective spanning both coasts (LA & NYC), providing production backing and artistic gifts, services and support. We are passionate about the urgency of social change and the responsibility of the artist to confront the present, respond to the past and develop the future. Our artists work as scientists do, developing experiments that require various components-- collaboration, a safe space, time, and resources. EBP provides a platform to work like this. Our artists are eager to participate in and/or facilitate non-discriminatory, educational and social artistic environments. EBP artists help one another question our urgent, non complacent observations of the world we live in. "

Join our community by attending any of our events like our monthly reading series "The Pussy Play Reading Group" - bring in a play written by a woman, lead a discussion - we'd love to hear from you!

experimentalbitchpresents.com

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Jeff Norton Dream Grant Recipient
Aug
25
6:00 PM18:00

Jeff Norton Dream Grant Recipient

Ghost Player (fka THE BRCA PROJECT) has been chosen as a Jeff Norton Dream Grant recipient for 2015. A researched-based testimonial play, Ghost Player is inspired by the many families living with and dying from BRCA in the Jewish community in which I grew up. I'll be returning to the Tampa Bay area later this month to finish my interviews and continue writing! 

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Meat Market at HERE
Mar
27
to Apr 4

Meat Market at HERE

Commissioned by Untitled Theater Company #61, I'm thrilled to be collaborating with Hannah Allen on 'Meat Market,' an original 10-minute play about the economics of stripping, as a part of Money Lab at HERE. 

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