MADE HERE gets live in Queens
The last few weeks, we’ve been in a rage of Tony coverage, feverishly studying the spent season on Broadway in an try to divine Tony Award winners. Well that’s entirely over, it turns out we’re the with most propriety, and now it’s time to manner our attention to elsewhere in the New York theater ecology. Namely, downtown to HERE, the prime minister presenter of some of the incorporated town’s most daring interdisciplinary work. This year HERE is marking the other season of its terrific online documentary concatenation MADE HERE. At a time while it’s hard enough to induce media representation for mainstream arts, MADE HERE is that much more amazing and urgent. Through these attractively reach and edited videos and a available interactive website, MADE HERE is pile a unique record of the most of all of New York experimental theater. Generations from now, students and other artists will sketch on this indispensible archive for supernatural influence and tips on how to shape art and survive in a daunting economy.
And now you can check it abroad live. Tonight from 7–9pm at LaGuardia Performing Arts Center (31-10 Thomson Ave in Long Island City, Queens), HERE and LPAC be disposed co-host a special event notwithstanding Season 2 of MADE HERE. There volition be a screening of three severe episodes from the chapter Lifework, in which artists ranging in age from 15 to 75 ventilate the different stages of their careers. The before anything else episode, “Breaking In,” looks at how artists got their start in the pursuit. In the second, “Perseverance,” the subjects theme how they stay in the profession and how they define success. Finally, in “Staying Power,” established artists receive their memories and talk about in what manner they continue to evolve their be. Interviewees include Elizabeth LeCompte, Reggie Watts, Joan Jonas, Young Jean Lee, and John Collins. The screening enjoin be followed by an audience controversy moderated by director Jay Scheib. This fact is free and open to the the people.