Theater in Asylum is seeking a stage manager for an upcoming workshop production of Willie Johnson's Hephaestus, which we be presented in the La Guardia Performing Arts Center's 2020 Rough Draft Festival. Seeking a kind and curious collaborator who is comfortable with new (and evolving) work, as well as working in a festival setting.
God of fire, god of the forge, the worker god: Hephaestus. At once a meditation on labor, dis/ability, and beauty, Hephaestus interrogates our relationships to our bodies, and our ideas of beauty and divinity. Drawing on texts ancient and new, Hephaestus explores the limitations of the body and the self, and our desire to transcend them.
Written by Willie Johnson, directed by Paul Bedard, choreographed by Katie Palmer.
Theater in Asylum (TIA) is a New York-based theater company founded in 2010 to provide asylum to highly charged subjects and characters. With an ensemble-driven process and performance, we investigate to inspire curiosity, empathy, and action. We seek a freer world and believe theater is both the means and the ends. http://www.theaterinasylum.com/
The LaGuardia Performing Arts Center (LPAC), the largest theatre complex in Western Queen, has played a key role as a cultural bridge between artists and audiences for nearly 40 years. Dedicated to amplifying the voices of emerging storytellers from all over the world, LPAC produces vital, high-quality and culturally relevant theatre, dance and educational programing for New York City audiences and beyond. https://lpac.nyc/
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Theater in Asylum (TIA) is a New York-based theater company founded in 2010 to joyfully pursues a theater of learning, empathy, and growth. With rigorous research and an ensemble-driven approach, we create performances to investigate our past, interpret our present, and imagine our future. We strive to offer space to question, space to process –asylum– for theater and conversation that challenges and empowers ourselves and our community.
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