Event Calendar

Open Casting Call

for Collaborative Performance

Jan 14, 2013 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
4th Floor Conference Room
  • Harold Mendez
    We were alike and worse than mirrors of each other, 2012
    Courtesy the artist
    Photo: Adam Reich

Fore artist Harold Mendez’s collaborative-based performance A blurred and generalized projection of you and me explores a Beckett-like narrative of two characters in an uncertain, barren landscape and their navigation of self and identity. He uses a multidisciplinary approach to illustrate how identity is constructed, dismantled and then stitched together. The two characters (Braille Teeth and Nobody) serve as a format for individuals seeking to transcend boundaries, borders, and the trappings of place. Questioning the definitions of representation, specifically in addressing the real with the imaginary, this work attempts to depict a story of the self and the struggle of rendering into language how one recognizes, defines, and constitutes oneself and the world.

Type of Performers: Female, all backgrounds and levels of acting experience welcome

Character Breakdown:
Braille Teeth - [Female] [Person of color] [18 to 40]
A character of quick wit, thoughtful yet somewhat sardonic.
Character is open to interpretation. Please bring a non-returnable photo for our files.

Performance Dates:
Thursday, February 21, 6pm; Friday, February 22, 3pm
Rehearsal Dates:
Wednesday, February 20 and Thursday, February 21, 2013
Performance Location: The Studio Museum in Harlem

For more information please email Lauren Haynes.

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