New Performance Series + Panel Discussion: E|MERGE

two evenings of performance by E|MERGE artists and a panel discussion on The Social Body: Creating Socially Engaged Performance Work

February 24, 2012 - 8:00pm to February 25, 2012 - 10:00pm
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February 24, 2012 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Join us for an exciting evening of performances and discussion at the West Cummington Congregational Church, 27 West Main Street Cummington, MA

Featured Performances:

Director: Shaina Cantino
Directorial consultant/ advisor: Davina Cohen
Collaborating Artists: Rachel Schwartz, Nyx Zierhut & Shelley Etkin    

The Making Of
Director: Sarah Ledbetter   
Collaborating Artists: Gabriel Loeb, Rebecca Patek, Alli Ross & Kristen Greco

Followed by a panel discussion with E|MERGE Artists-in-Residence
The Social Body: Creating Socially Engaged Performance Work
Co-Facilitated by Javiera Benavente and Krista DeNio
Panelists: Nyx Zierhut, Rebeca Patek, Sandie Luna, and Kristen Greco

February 25th Performances of Works-in-Progress

Installations on view 4-6pm
Dinner and Discussion 6pm
Performances of Works-in-Progress 8pm

$20 with dinner / $10-15 for performance

Please RSVP if you intend to come for dinner by emailing or calling 413.634.5678

Featured Performances & Installations:

What Is Left
Director: Kate Doyle
Collaborating Artists: Susan Pfeffer, Sharon Penz, Jake Wise         

Director: Pamela Casper
Collaborating Artists: Karen Bernard, Shira Wohlberg, Cory Neale, Hannah Wasielewski, Brooke Smile & Taja Will     

Any Resemblance
Director: Jen Abrams
Collaborating Artists: Gillian Chadsey, Krista DeNio, Sandie Luna              

Family Portrait
Directors: Mary Pearson, Eliza Ladd, John Leo, Miriam Wolodarski            
Collaborating Artist: Ariel Federow

E|MERGE Interdisciplinary Artist Residency: local, national & international artists collide to co-create cross-disciplinary and cutting edge work; audiences will be taken on a journey through time & space, genre-bending, somatic, installation, theoretical, multi-media and physical approaches to performance work.

Click here for more information about E|MERGE and this year's artists-in-residence.