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UPCOMING PERFORMANCES & EVENTS

Mar 20–24th 2024

The Rite of Spring

Co-presented by

Village Verein, 

Fluid Creature Collective

& Alchemical Studios 

We welcome you to join the ritual~

Village Verein and Fluid Creature Collective are excited to present an energetic exploration of Igor Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring."

 

A co-production of the Alchemical Studios, the "Rite" promises electrifying intimacy within the Alchemical's white-box theater. Fluid Creature Collective presents new and charged choreography to Village Verein's piano two piano four hands performance of Stravinsky's controversial score.

All tickets to the Wednesday 03/20 performance include access to a pre-show Spring Equinox rooftop celebration.

Fluid Creature Collective is:

Gary McCall

Sadi Weir

Jessica Lemcke

Megan McDevitt

Lo Poppy, Creative Consultant

 

Village Verein is:

Ethan Osman

Seth Schultheis

Caroline Couch, Executive Director

 

Co-produced and Advised by Carlo Altomare,

Artistic Director of Alchemical Studios

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EQUINOX, Wednesday March 20th at 5:30pm

Saturday March 23rd at 7:30pm

& Sunday March 24th at 4pm 

Tickets are $18-35 and available here

MARCH 31st 2024

Deep Listening In Motion

Participatory show

& interactive installation 

 

Presented by Brooklyn Motion Capture Dance Ensemble

Join the Brooklyn Motion Capture Dance Ensemble for an exploration into an embodied playground filled with motion capture instruments listening and reacting to your presence!

 

You will have a chance to create along-side members of the ensemble as we explore an interactive installation created by our extraordinary creative team that will turn your motions into sounds. Drawing on technologies from the artificially intelligent, to the complex, to the mundane, we will investigate together new layers of the body's relationship to sound creation.

 

This will be an interactive space. Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes. While active participation will not be required of attendees, we highly encourage you to please come prepared to move!

Featuring the collaborative efforts of:
Erin Landers - Movement Director
Sophie Delphis - Dancer
Mary Mark - Dancer, Creative Coder
Dylan Sherry - Creative Coder
Camilla Cadwell - Technical Director
Brian Ellis - Artistic Director

Special thanks to Jonah Udall, Artistic Advisor

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Sunday March 31st at 3pm & 7pm

Tickets are suggested $15,

no one turned away for lack of funds

and available here for 3pm show

& here for 7pm show

CONTENT ADVISORY
This show will make use of several hand-held flashlights, many of which will be handed to audience members. While we will not intentionally be creating a strobe with them, those with sensitivity to strobe effects should exercise caution.

April 5th 2024

Ekphrastic

A Choral premieRE

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Hannah Cai Sobel, Marie Herrington, Bryan Murray, and Evan Fontaine premiere Hannah Cai Sobel's new choral song cycle, Ekphrastic, which sets 10 poems by Josh Massey, all loosely based on artwork from the Met.

 

Come watch the performance of 10 motets which are very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very loosely based off of 10 paintings in the Met.

Friday April 5th at 7pm 

Tickets are $20 and available here

April 27th – May 11th 2024

MARIANAS TRENCH

Part One of The Second World Trilogy

A new Play by Scott C. Sickles

Direction & Production Design by Janet Bentley

 

Presented by Leviathan Lab & Roly Poly Productions

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Teddy Passanante and Anzor Khasanov are eleven-year-old pen pals. Teddy is an unathletic, half-Asian nerd living in a liberal U.S. made up of what used to be Blue States. Anzor is the child of Muslim refugees trapped in a militant right-wing Christian theocracy that used to be the Red States. The boys know their correspondence is mandated and monitored by Anzor’s government. This is a love story. 2019 O'Neill Finalist.

MARIANAS TRENCH by Scott C. Sickles** is the first piece in an alt-history/science fiction trilogy that follows a love story between two guys from when they're 11-year-old pen pals until the end of the world nearly 50 years later. Don't miss Leviathan's Spring Reading Series featuring part two, PANGEA, and part three, THE KNOWN UNIVERSE!
 

 

Featuring Nik Duggan*, Jinn S. Kim*, Chad Anthony Miller*, Jon Okabayashi*, 

Christine VerlenyJonathan Wong Frye*, Perri Yaniv*, and Morgan Zipf-Meister.
 

*Denotes member of Actors' Equity Association.

MARIANAS TRENCH is an Equity Approved Showcase Production.

 

PRODUCTION TEAM
TBA, Assistant Director
Andy Evan Cohen, Sound Design & Technical Direction
Crys Clemente, Lighting Design
Sabrina Morabito, Production Stage Manager
Pradanya Subramanyan, Producer
Ariel Estrada, Producing Artistic Director, Leviathan Lab

Janet Bentley & Andy Evan Cohen, Roly Poly Productions
Alex Chester-Blank, Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Mixed Asian Media
Bob Ost, President, Theater Resources Unlimited

Saturday April 27th at 7pm

Sunday April 28th at 3pm

and Tuesdays–Saturdays,
April 30th–May 11th at 7pm

 

Tickets are "Pay-As-You-Are" $20-65

and available here

CONTENT ADVISORY
Please note that this production of MARIANAS TRENCH makes references to suicide, self-harm, homophobia, and Islamophobia

** Playwright Scott C. Sickles is a member of the Dramatists Guild. Produced by arrangement with Scott C. Sickles and The Barbara Hogenson Agency, Inc.

Leviathan Lab’s 2023 activities, are made possible, in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature; and by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

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