MADE HERE gets live in Queens
The final few weeks, we’ve been in a distraction of Tony coverage, feverishly studying the after season on Broadway in an make trial to divine Tony Award winners. Well that’s total over, it turns out we’re the most judicious, and now it’s time to hang our attention to elsewhere in the New York theater ecology. Namely, downtown to HERE, the premier presenter of some of the incorporated town’s most daring interdisciplinary work. This year HERE is marking the encourage season of its terrific online documentary concatenation MADE HERE. At a time whereas it’s hard enough to have media representation for mainstream arts, MADE HERE is that plenteous more amazing and urgent. Through these attractively shooter and edited videos and a valuable interactive website, MADE HERE is construction a unique record of the most good of New York experimental theater. Generations from it being so that, students and other artists will suck on this indispensible archive for divine influence and tips on how to cause to become art and survive in a daunting plan.
And now you can check it gone ~ live. Tonight from 7–9pm at LaGuardia Performing Arts Center (31-10 Thomson Ave in Long Island City, Queens), HERE and LPAC behest co-host a special event during the term of Season 2 of MADE HERE. There will be a screening of three friable episodes from the chapter Lifework, in what one. artists ranging in age from 15 to 75 ventilate the different stages of their careers. The principal episode, “Breaking In,” looks at in what state artists got their start in the commerce. In the second, “Perseverance,” the subjects colloquy how they stay in the concern and how they define success. Finally, in “Staying Power,” established artists receive their memories and talk about by what means they continue to evolve their be in action. Interviewees include Elizabeth LeCompte, Reggie Watts, Joan Jonas, Young Jean Lee, and John Collins. The screening resolution be followed by an audience canvassing moderated by director Jay Scheib. This occurrence is free and open to the the world.