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Coffeehouse Chronicles #131 – Mabou Mines

The afternoon event was broken into several different segments.

The first segment was titled “Genesis” – Moderated by Bonnie Marranca with Lee Breuer.

The second segment was titled “Collaborative Hive, hosted by Greg Mehrten with Lee Breuer, Bill Raymond and Karen Kandel.

The third segment was an excerpt from the performance “Imagining the Imaginary Invalid” performed by Christianna Nelson and Clove Galilee.

The fourth segment was a panel discussion titled ‘Confederation of Warrior Ants’ moderated by Jessica Brater.

The panelist included  Sharon Fogarty, Karen Kandel, Lee Breuer, Maude Mitchell, David Neumann & Clove Galilee.

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2016.01.30_MabouMnes.13Bonnie Marranca with Lee Breuer during the Genesis Panel Discussion.

2016.01.30_MabouMnes.46Karen Kandel talking about her work with Mabou Mines during the second segment.

“Collaborative Hive”, with Karen Kandel, Bill Raymond and Lee Breuer and hosted by Greg Mehrten.

2016.01.30_MabouMnes.60“Imagining the Imaginary Invalid” live performance with Christianna Nelson and Clove Galilee.

2016.01.30_MabouMnes.84(Left to Right) Burke Brown, Christianna Nelson, Jenny Rogers, Clove Galilee and moderator Jessica Brater.

2016.01.30_MabouMnes.106(Left to Right) Lee Breuer, David Neumann, Clove Galilee, Karen Kandel, Maude Mitchell and Sharon Ann Fogerty.

Coffeehouse Chronicles Personel:
Series Director: Michael Gamily
Educational Outreach: Arthur Adair
Sound Design: Tim Schellenbaum
Sound Technician: Hao Bai
Videography: Culture Hub
Social Media Editor & Photographer: Ryan Leach

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Coffeehouse Chronicles #128 – Dario D’Ambrosi and Teatro Patologico

Dario D’Ambrosi and Teatro Patologico

Coffeehouse Chronicles #128 began with Dario D’Ambrosi performing an excerpt from his show “Tutti non ci sono”. at LaMama etc.
The event was a review of his work and the company he created TEATRO PATOLOGICO.
There was also a demonstration of ‘warm up’ and ‘acting method’ performed by members of the TeatroPatologico.
Dario D’Ambrosi has been part of the LaMama theatre community for 35 years.

2015.10.17_Dario.091The program included a panel discussion with moderator James LevinFabio Granato, Dario D’Argento and Manuela Filiaci.

2015.10.17_Dario.033James Levin, moderator, was an original member of Dario’s theatre company.

2015.10.17_Dario.099Dario D’Ambrosi began his relationship with Ellen Stewart 35 years ago.

2015.10.17_Dario.074Teachers at the Teatro Patologico.( L to R) Mauro Cardinali, Francesco Maria Crudele, Chiara Lauret, Celester Moratti, Dj Paceccio.

2015.10.17_Dario.089Dario D’Ambrosi and the Teatro Patologico with Coffehouse Chronicles staff and friends.

Screen Shot 2015-10-18 at 4.58.58 PMStill from the LaMama production of Teatro Patologico  ‘Medea’.

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LaMama Coffeehouse Chronicles #124 – Ping Chong

Coffeehouse Chronicles #124 was presented on March 14th, 2015. A ‘free’, interactive, educational series exploring the history and development of Off-Off Broadway from its inception within the Village ‘coffeehouse theatres’ of the 1960’s through today. Part artist portrait, part history lesson, part community forum.

The curator Michael Gamily opened the evening with comments followed by an interview with Ping Chong by Victoria Abrash.

Victoria Abrash interviews Ping Chong.Moderator Victoria Abrash interviews theater artist Ping Chong.

Ping Chong discusses his work.During the interview slides surveying Ping Chong’s work were projected. Ping discusses his early days.

2015.03.14_PingChg.021Alvin Eng (far right) talks about his first encounter with the work of Ping Chong. Talvin Wilks seated to his left.

Alvin Eng speaking at Coffeehouse ChroniclesAlvin Eng talks about growing up in the Queens, NY ‘Chinatown’.

Talvin Wilks talks about collaborating with Ping Chong.Talvin Wilks talks about collaborating with Ping Chong.

Moriamo Akibu talks at Coffehouse ChroniclesMoriamo Akibu talks to the audience about what it is like to work on ‘Collidescope’ project.

The evening also presented video excerpts from “Truth & Beauty” (by Ping Chong, Michael Rohd, Jeff Rose. Virginia Tech, 1999) & “Collidescope: Adventures of Pre and Post Racial America” (by Ping Chong & Talvin Wilks, University of Maryland, 2014)

2015.03.14_PingChg.096(Left to right) Victoria Abrash, Ping Chong, Alvin Eng, Talvin Wilks, Moriamo Akibu, Michal Gamily and Arthur Adair.


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