THE RISING: VOLUME I

performing artists respond to the 2016 election

January 30th, La Mama, 47 Great Jones

Our first performance in association with La MaMa and The H.E.A.T. Collective includes The Fear Project, created by Jessica Litwak, The FEAR Project is an ensemble piece based on interviews taken by the entire ARUNY community. Telling stories about our collective and individual fears in our current climate it is a collage of choral poetry, monologues, songs,  scenes and audience interaction performed by five members of our group. The piece has been created and performed in the Czech Republic and India. This new version will be the U.S. premiere. There will also be a carnival of activist actions, celebrations, and conversations and an interactive dance piece will also be presentedas an effort to galvanize our energies and begin to create the physical momentum we need as a community.