July 5 – September 5, 2010
Medicine Show Theatre
New York City
This two-month long series of events was organized around an eight-week run of Urban Research Theater’s PLAYWAR. Over seventy artists were involved, with performances in dance, theater, and music. There was also a symposium for academics and practitioners; an opening and closing party; and an intensive four-day workshop with guest teachers. The complete schedule is below, with links to further information about each event.
GRAND OPENING PARTY
Featuring Cristina Amodeo, Mr. Brace, Valentina Caggio, Emanuel and the Fear, Daniel Irizarry and Laura Butler, Leimay (Ximena Garnica and Shige Moriya), Martina Merlini, Matilde Soligno, and Miriam Wolf.
July 15 – September 4
PERFORMANCE RUN OF PLAYWAR
SYMPOSIUM: MASCULINITY AND EMBODIED PRACTICE
Featuring Doug Risner, Aimee Rose Ranger, Jeff Casey, Shelby Hibbs, Milton Loayza, Susan Mar Landau, Jef Johnson, John Stoltenberg, Fred Landers, Salvatore LaRussa Dance Theatre, Michael DiPietro, Austin Selden and Sarah Konner. [Program]
August 2 – 5
“LINES OF FLIGHT” INTENSIVE WORKSHOP
Sessions led by Ben Spatz, Maximilian Balduzzi, Daniel Irizarry (Columbia University), Brooke O’Harra (Theatre of a Two-Headed Calf), Kameron Steele (The South Wing), and Gian Murray Gianino (SITI Company). Organized by Meg Araneo.
CAMPFIRE: NIGHT OF MUSIC
Curated by Francesca Divano and Mr. Brace. With musical performances by Daniel Kent, Emanuel and the Fear, Mr. Brace, Bigger Princess, Kate Ferencz, and ACLU Benefit.
GUEST PERFORMANCE: BODY AS CAMERA
By Anne-Marte Eidseth Rygh.
THREE WORKS IN PROGRESS
Featuring Gudrun Bühler, Michele Farbman, and Ben Spatz.
GRAND FINALE & RENT PARTY
With guest performance by Peter Sciscioli and Gideon Crevoshay.