Hayley Silverman’s “Dog Plays,” an ongoing series in which a cast of untrained dogs take on the role of characters from a range of pop-culture texts, disrupt the canon of identities traditionally represented in Hollywood as they are re-inhabited by animals. Calling on artifacts ranging from Richard Linklater films, to science-fiction thrillers, to Depression-era musicals that rhapsodize class difference, these performances investigate how our understanding of narrative, authority and identity transforms when we project stories,… [read more »]
The Because You’re Here Show is a performance experiment set inside an abstract talk show environment. Three performers – Host, Guest and Make-up Artist, examine the concept of communicating love and comfort through gesture, movement, words and sound. The performance is also a sketch and distillation of an actual online talk show that Megha Barnabas will be hosting in her living room.
Workshop@ WAH Center, 3rd Floor
Thursday, March 8 at 8PM
Brooklyn, NY 11211