Women-at-Arms Festival

Theater for the New City
155 1st Ave, New York, NY 10009
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

The Lady Cavaliers, a non-profit action theatre company, is holding the 1st annual Women-at-Arms Festival. Events include hands-on stage combat workshops, lectures on historical women warriors, the screening of two original short films, a panel discussion on the strength of women in theater today, and the performance of five original short plays incorporating mask, mime, puppetry and a rich variety of swordplay that celebrates the historical woman warrior and the modern action heroine. THURSDAY Oct. 3rd 8:30 pm ? Short Play Festival FRIDAY Oct. 4th 6:00 pm ? Lecture "Unsung and Undersung Women Warriors" 7:30 pm - Short Films Screening 8:30 pm - Short Play Festival SATURDAY Oct. 5th 2:00 pm - Stage Combat Workshop (basic) "Introduction to Swordfighting" 4:00 pm - Stage Combat Workshop (advanced) "Creating a Mass Battle" 6:00 pm ? Lecture "To be or not to be a woman: Kinf Christina and Princess Hamlet" 7:30 pm - Short Films Screening 8:30 pm ? Short Play Festival SUNDAY Oct. 6th 2:00 pm - Short Play Festival 4:00 pm - Open Panel Discussion Tickets: Short Play Festival - $15; Lectures - $7; Workshops - $10; Short Films - free; Panel Discussion - free

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http://www.ladycavaliers.com