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Object Movement Festival: Program A

  • Balcony Theater 165 W 86th Street, entrance on Amsterdam Ave. New York, NY 10024 (map)
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Join us for an evening of original puppetry and object theater created by the 2018-2019 Object Movement resident artists. Each program features four new short pieces of diverse subjects and puppetry styles.

Curated by Maiko Kikuchi, Rowan Magee, and Justin Perkins

Program A: May 17-29

Hulk and Fleet
Created and performed by KK Tobin

An Easy Guide to Time Management
Created by Sarah Scholl
Performed by Nina Roy, Hye Young Chyun, and Ema Zivkovic

Otherworlds
Directed and designed by Monica Lerch
Performed by Sara Jane Munford, Toby Billowitz, Emily Batsford, Sophia Zukoski, Monica Lerch, and Joshua Dorfman
Live sound healing by Joshua Dorfman
Fabrication by Gregory Diaz and Monica Lerch
Animations by Monica Lerch and Cornelia Carpenter
Lighting design by Joshua Langman

New Mony! An Aricamian Play
Created and directed by Maria Camia
Performed by Leonie Bell, Connie Fu, Marcella Murray, and Leah Ogawa
Music composition by Maria Camia
Music recordings by Patrick West and Jennifer Camia

Program B: May 24-26

Remembered Joys Are Never Past
Created by Ayun Halliday
Performed by Ayun Halliday, Eevin Hartsough, Mary Albert, Felicity McKenna, Lottie Probst, and Nina Watson
With thanks and apologies to the Class of '83

You Can See Nothing from Here
Created and performed by Vincent Mraz & Chris Carcione

Damascus
Written and directed by Jenny Hann
Musical Direction by Kirk Bixby
Performed by Jenny Hann, Christine Schisano, Kirk Bixby, Mery Cheung, and Emily Marsh
Music by Vienna Teng (used with permission)
Puppets built by Jenny Hann, Christine Schisano, and Rob Pedini

Dark Ages Deadly Wit
Created and performed by Tyler Gunther

Please note: The Balcony Theater is on the second floor and is only accessible by stairs. We regret that the theater is not wheelchair accessible.

Earlier Event: May 10
New Amsterdam Opera: Hérodiade