MASS/RABBLE is coming this April for a limited two-week engagement in the Baltimore War Memorial! Like all our pieces, this is an original work created in collaboration with a large group of artists. Also like all our works, it is different from anything we’ve done before. Join us for our most ambitious work to date!
Also catch guest artist Yuko Kaseki for a one-night-only solo Butoh performance of her original piece, SHOOT JEEZ MY GOSH.
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TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE! Mark your calendars for the FIRST TWO WEEKENDS IN APRIL!
Dates: April 5th-7th and 12th-14th
with a pay-what-you-can test run
April 3rd and preview April 4th.
No extension will be possible!
As our world becomes denser, impactful events are often described in terms of masses of people: mass migration, mass protests, mass shootings, mass communication. Hyperconnected by the internet, we are both becoming more a part of the world and more alone as individuals. An existential gulf widens: what is our role as a single person lost in the teeming crowd?
The culmination of a two week residency through the War Memorial Arts Initiative, MASS/RABBLE will be devised with an ensemble of 30 performers of different ages, ethnicities, and gender identities. The piece will use elements of Butoh dance, mask, embodied sound, immersive audience techniques, and an original soundscape to explore how masses of bodies are affected by politics, displacement, and violence in our current era. A significant part of the devising process for MASS/RABBLE will be an intensive workshop with a guest artist from Berlin, Germany, Butoh dancer/choreographer Yuko Kaseki. Yuko will also be performing her solo piece SHOOT JEEZ MY GOSH at the War Memorial on Wednesday, April 10th.
The Archives may be on hiatus, but they have not gone away.
Discovered in the basement beneath The Peale Center, the Archives of the Deep Now are the records of a centuries-old secret society calling themselves The Institute of Visionary History. The Institute believed the building to be a kind of “thin place” where one can more easily transcend our present reality and contact other planes, places, and times. Their experiments combined scientific inquiry and visionary sight to uncover histories heretofore untold.
After six stunning episodes last Fall, we feel that our work at The Institute is not yet done. Follow The Institute on Facebook to keep up on the latest developments.
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