MADE HERE gets live in Queens
The hindmost few weeks, we’ve been in a distraction of Tony coverage, feverishly studying the spent season on Broadway in an attempt to divine Tony Award winners. Well that’s altogether over, it turns out we’re the most judicious, and now it’s time to alter our attention to elsewhere in the New York theater ecology. Namely, downtown to HERE, the premier presenter of some of the city’s most daring interdisciplinary work. This year HERE is marking the back season of its terrific online documentary line MADE HERE. At a time which time it’s hard enough to get media representation for mainstream arts, MADE HERE is that a great deal of more amazing and urgent. Through these attractively missile and edited videos and a serviceable interactive website, MADE HERE is edifice a unique record of the beyond all others of New York experimental theater. Generations from very lately, students and other artists will gain on this indispensible archive for supernatural influence and tips on how to favor art and survive in a daunting established order.
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 last ~ and testament co-host a special event according to Season 2 of MADE HERE. There force of ~ be a screening of three at once episodes from the chapter Lifework, in which artists ranging in age from 15 to 75 agitate the different stages of their careers. The rudimentary episode, “Breaking In,” looks at in what plight artists got their start in the transaction. In the second, “Perseverance,” the subjects subject of discourse how they stay in the business and how they define success. Finally, in “Staying Power,” established artists portion their memories and talk about how they continue to evolve their act. Interviewees include Elizabeth LeCompte, Reggie Watts, Joan Jonas, Young Jean Lee, and John Collins. The screening resoluteness be followed by an audience discussion moderated by director Jay Scheib. This event is free and open to the general body of mankind.