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Mac Wellman’s New Play – “3 2’s; or AFAR” at Dixon Place

Mac Wellman has a new play at Dixon Place.

3 2’s; or AFAR

Being presented at Dixon Place as ‘A Mondo Cane’ Commission’.

Directed by Meghan Finn

Produced by Leslie Strongwater

Lighting by Brian Aldous

Sets by Kyle Chepulis

Costumes by Normandy Sherwood

Music by Cesar Alvarez

Sound Design by Chris Giarmo

Props and Masks by Jan Leslie Harding

Assistant Director: Sarah Painter


Oct 6th thru Oct 29th at 7:30pm

Here are some visual highlights from the show.

Jocelyn Kuritsky and Quinlan Corbett are Woman and Man

Quinlan Corbett in the spotlight with pedestal.

Using the Dixon Place theater environment as part of the play was visually very exciting.

Jocelyn Kuritsky and Quinlan Corbett arguing in the door light.

Sophie Nimmannit, Jan Leslie Harding and Chuja Seo played the ‘Something/Nothing’ characters.

The director Meghan Finn made good use of the audience risers here with Jocelyn Kuritzky.

The ‘Something/Nothings’ gather on the balcony glearing down at the cast on stage.

Jocelyn Kuritsky gets wrapped up in the sofa by the Something/Nothing characters.

The ‘spider’ created wonderfully by the hand of one of the puppeteers.

A ‘Something/Nothing’ character scales the ibeams of the Dixon Place set.

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A visual bouquet for the mind and eyes. Words fall from the sky and out of the characters to awaken the audience in a playful way!!

For tickets and more information go here!

Or help support this play  HERE!


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BAX – Brooklyn Arts Exchange – 20th Birthday Celebration

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When my son Cody was a young child my wife and I took him to BAX for classes on the weekends. We became friends with one of the terrific teachers there. Fernando Maneca. He taught many great classes including one stage combat class which Cody took. It was a great experience for my son and I will never forget it. 15 years later Fernando is the Press and Marketing Director.

I am delighted to know that BAX is still providing the community with a nurturing, year-round, performance, rehearsal and educational venue in Brooklyn that encourages artistic risk-taking and stimulates a dialogue among diverse constituencies. When I was invited to Attend their 20th Anniversary Party I had to go. Here are a few videos and pictures I took that evening.

Brooklyn Arts Exchange – BAX – 20th Anniversary Party

Thursday May 5th, 2011

Hosted by George Emilio and Christalyn Wright

Performances were by LAVA, Famous Accordion Orchestra, Mike Albo, Faye Driscoll, BAXco Youth Dance Company (performing choreography by Nami Yamamoto) and Drew Petersen.

BAX PASSING IT ON AWARDS

Presented by Marya Warshaw, Founding & Executive Director of BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange

Awards were given to the following for their achievements and excellence in their fields.

GUS SOLOMONS Jr. – Choreographer and Co-Founder of PARADIGM – Passing it on to Malcolm Jason Low

TERRY GREISS – Co-Founder/Executive Director of IRONDALE ENSEMBLE PROJECT. – Passing it on to Leese Walker

LESLIE STRONGWATER – former Associate Director of Dixon Place – Passing it on to Andy Horwitz

JOSE JOAQUIN GARCIA – Leading teacher artist at Brooklyn New School(BNS) -Long standing partnership with BAX

The BAX Passing It On Awards creates a complete cycle where a panel of peers chooses the awardees and the awardees choose someone who demonstrates some of the same qualities that they, themselves, were chosen for.

Marya Warshaw toasting with everyone the 20th Anniversary of BAX

Video of Marya awarding Gus Solomons Jr. the “PASSING IT ON” Award.

Video of Marya awarding Leslie Strongwater the “PASSING IT ON” Award.

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