Opens Oct 18, 2017
WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
Many undocumented men and women pay off high interest debts by working for years in Chinese restaurants around the country, earning a fraction of minimum wage. While we work on the stage, consider that someone with great ambition and resilience is cooking under fluorescents down the street. ~ A short visual poem about cracks in the material world and about the forces that become visible when the world is under stress. ~ Greetings, Galactic Neighbor! Come on board the Aricamian spaceship in ritual, song, and hyper speed. Starring Marikata and her crew, healers of the future. ~ On Christmas Eve 1968, the astronauts of Apollo 8 took a picture of the Earth and changed the world. Using puppetry, movement, and design elements, this piece seeks to reawaken the sense of wonderment and hope that the photo initially inspired.