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Dixon Place Presents: Exquisite Corpse Company's Corpse Revival Performance Series

 

Exquisite Corpse Company (ECC) rings in the new year with Corpse Revival Performance Series: Like Clockwork, featuring workshop performances of six new plays developed in their Summer 2016 Writer's Lab. The plays will be presented at Dixon Place's main stage, January 24-26th at 7:30 and 9:30 PM. Each play will receive one performance.

These six new plays were developed as part of Exquisite Corpse Company's Summer Writer's Lab. Written during the now infamous 2016 primary elections, and premiering 3 days after what is sure to be a memorable inauguration, each play explores various walks of American life in the face of the current political climate.

Corpse Revival Performance Series (CRPS) is part of ECC's Exquisite Development program. Occurring bi-annually, ECC invites six new playwrights to develop six new plays in the company's Writer's Lab. Each play receives its premiere reading as part of the Drinks & Drama Reading Series. ECC chooses up to six plays to be further produced as part of CRPS.

Featuring a single and transformative on-stage art installation designed by Danica Selem, will serve as the set for each play. Plays center around the theme of politics, ranging from the personal to national level. The plays include Algorithm by Alisa Sniderman, directed by Benita de Wit; Elected Remains by Leah Barker, directed by Alex Tobey; Clockwork by Emily Zemba, directed by Jenna Worsham; Monte, TN by Alexis Schaetzle, directed by Katie Pedro; The Soup Play by Alexis Roblan, directed by Tess Howsam; and Concertina by Simon de Carvalho, directed by Anna Strasser.

Casts include Ryan Feyk, Emily Hooper, Sarah White, & Casey Worthington (Algorithm); Micahel Dermanskey, Jose Gamo, Linus Gelber, Emily Giant, & Patrick Horn (Elected Remains); Rebecca Gray Davis, Trent Hayward, Xiomara Morgan, Jean-Patrick Simeon, & Natalie Walker (Clockwork); Stephan Godleski, Marianne Goodell, Nicole Kontolefa, & Ana Mirabal (Monte, TN); Leigh Adel-Arnold, Kevin Argus Phoebe Brooks, Lee Collins, & Anya Krawcheck (The Soup Play); Andriana Georgitsis, Tanyamaria MacFarlane, & Patrick O'Konis. (Concertina). Design head: Tess Howsam. Set Design: Danica Selem. Lighting Design: L.W. Miller. Sound Design: Carsen Joenk. Costume Consultant: Matsy Stinston. Set Construction: Chuck King. Stage Magagement (Concertina): Emily Davison. Artistic Associate: Molly Bicks. Poster Design: Bre Northrup. Produced by Blaire O'Leary.

Performance Information:

Dixon Place
161A Chrystie St.
New York, NY

General Admission - $15 in advance, $18 at the door
Stu / Sen / idNYC - $12
Day Pass - $20 
Series Pass - $50 pass 

Box Office:
https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/967713

More Information:
http://www.exquisitecorpsecompany.com/like-clockwork

The Dixon Place Lounge is open before and after the show, and you can bring your drink into the theater! Bar proceeds directly support DP's artists and mission.

Founded in 2012, Exquisite Corpse Company is a performance-based, integrated arts company located in Brooklyn, New York. The company's mission is to serve as an incubator for emerging artists of all mediums - bringing together theater, visual installation, music and dance to create transformative, immersive, original events. CRPS follows the Governors Island productions of The Enchanted Realm of Rene Magritte, an immersive exploration of the work and life of surrealist painter, and Secession 2015 (2015). The company has also recently toured productions to New Orleans (Secession, 2015, Faux/Real Festival) & Colorado Springs (Untitled #3, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center).

 



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