Tuesday, October 3, 7:30 pm
Dixon Place main stage
(161A Chrystie Street, New York NY 10002)
Tickets: General Admission $15 in advance / $18 at the door, Student & Seniors & idNYC $12
Director: Jeongyun Lee & Kristen Holfeuer
Dancer & Choreographer: Evita Zacharioglou
Puppeteer: Jeongyun Lee
Stage Manager: Tianding He
Music by Korean Traditional Music team “THE BARAJI”
(beat) : a theatrical pause between line and line in the script
Two different bodies on stage, a new type of physical language
Three different genres: Contemporary Dance, Korean traditional music, and Puppetry.
Under three frames (distance, relationship, and estrangement), we would like to give the audience an opportunity to experience physical and emotional distance through disparate methods of movement.
Jeongyun Lee is a performance director and puppeteer and recently graduated MA Performance Studies at Tisch School of Arts, NYU. She got her BFA degree in Stage Performing Arts from Université Paris VIII in France. Passionate about the staged performing arts, physical theatre, and puppetry that fulfill particular functions as re-creator, mediator, and presenter by using unique and different theatrical languages. She served as director and assistant stage manager for several theatre and musical productions in NYC and Seoul, South Korea. She is excited and grateful for the opportunity to be presenting her performance, (beat), in Puppet BloK 2017.
Kristen Holfeuer was born and raised in Saskatchewan and has worked across Canada as a director, actor, choreographer, and producer. In New York she co-created Evidence Performance Series with Goldie Luxe and recently directed Amy Surratt’s First and Last (Show) which premiered at La MaMa ETC. Kristen received training from: One Yellow Rabbit Intensive, Luminato Festival Copycat Academy, Old Trout Puppet Workshop and an M.A. in Performance Studies from NYU Tisch. Kristen is the founder of Kamikaze Archive Theatre which develops works in a performance style termed “Glyphwork“.
Evita Zacharioglou is an international ballet/contemporary dancer and choreographer. She has extensive formal training in RAD Classical Ballet, various contemporary dance forms and Traditional Greek Dance. She holds an MFA in Dance from NYU Tisch. Evita has choreographed a collection of diverse works and performed with an array of acclaimed choreographers.
Tianding He is an actor, director, performing artist and photographer in New York. She graduated from Performance Studies MA program of New York University. Her theatre credits include: The Maids (Claire), Imperial Envoy (the wife of a corporal). Her other original experimental performances include: A Dramatic Announcement of The Neglected and Getting Lost with Yoko Ono in NYC.
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