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Depth of a Moment: in four parts
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Depth of a Moment: in four parts
Lisa Fay and Jeff Glassman Duo
December 2011
At the IRT THEATER
IRT Theater is located on the third floor of the
old Archive Building in Greenwich Village, NYC.
154 Christopher St., buzzer 3B  212.206.6875 / info@irttheater.org

Depth of a Moment: in four parts

Thursday, December 8th  at 8:00 PM
Friday, December 9th  at 8:00 PM
Saturday, December 10th  at 8:00 PM
Thursday, December 15th  at 8:00 PM
Friday, December 16th  at 8:00 PM
Saturday, December 17th  at 8:00 PM

$20  Suggested
$10  "pay what you can"
$5   "pay what you can"

(Look for future announcements of workshops)

"surreal vaudeville""I think that Lisa Fay and Jeff Glassman belong in some kind of genius category. One is reminded of silent film comedians and European circus clowns, who hone their material to its essence."
David Cuthbert, Theatre Critic, New Orleans Times-Picayune  

"Lisa Fay and Jeff Glassman have the consummate professionalism of a longstanding comic team. While undoubtedly their short theater pieces contain comic moments, their real intent is to go to the center of human movement, habit and meaningChillingly depicts where we are now."
Paige Listerud, Chicago Theatre Blog


"achieved dazzling sophistication""the performers were intercutting between scenes locatable on a single stage The piece then became an anatomy of power relationships as the two struggled for dominance in their changing personas I've seen a lot of theater fail to reach this virtuoso level of characterization."
Kyle Gann, The Village Voice, New York


"the end results were hilarious but intellectually challenging, simple in execution yet extremely difficult to execute."
John Cutler, The Lincoln Star Journal, Nebraska


We are a composing and performing movement-based theatre duo, working together since 1991. We are known for applying complex composed structures to ordinary daily human behavior and originating the performance techniques required for these compositions to manifest in the medium of live theatreembodied composition. Subjected to contortions, subversions and convolutions, "natural" behavior reveals its socially constructed face. On stage, without digital mediation and undeniably live, characters play out stark contradictions with an air of stubborn continuity, seemingly impossible worlds are inhabited with ease and disjointed logical systems clash in jarring coherences. The results, ranging from humorous and disarming to mesmerizing and disorienting, arise as metaphors for social processes.

(In order to handle the complexities of a proposed performance idea, our compositions for movement-based theatre are often conceived first as scores or graphic notations designed for each piece. These scores are presented for viewing during the run of our performances at IRT and will be used during workshops to demonstrate the designing of abstractions for the stage.)  

Location

IRT
154 Christopher Street, 3B
New York, NY 10014
United States


Categories

Arts > Theatre

Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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Dec 17, 2011 12:03 PM
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Dec 17, 2011 9:22 AM
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Dec 17, 2011 6:05 AM
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Dec 16, 2011 1:12 PM

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