Center for Performance Experiment | Season 2016-2017
Location: 718 Devine St.
Tickets: Varies. Tickets available only at the door.
Invention and imagination come to the fore at the Center for Performance Experiment. Established in 2009, the CPE is a unique performance space dedicated to actor training, which presents new and traditional works in exciting, experimental ways!
September 22-25, 2016
By Michael Gow
Directed by Steven Pearson
Sept. 22-24: 8pm | Sept. 25: 3pm
One of the most widely-produced Australian plays of all time, Away is the story of three Australian families, each on holiday in Christmas 1967 as a remedy to personal crises, whose story threads eventually interconnect to form a story about human responses to death, racism, class, and relationships.
November 2-5, 2016
By Jean Paul Sartre
Directed by Josh Jeffers
Nov. 2-4: 8pm | Nov. 5: 3pm & 8pm
Third-year MFA candidate Josh Jeffers directs Sartre’s landmark existentialist story about 3 deceased people in Hell, locked in a room together for eternity.
December 6, 2016
Created and Directed by Robyn Hunt
Dec. 6: 4pm & 5:30pm
Clearing is an original slow tempo work by Professor Robyn Hunt, inspired by the creations of pioneering Japanese playwright/director Shogo Ohta.
February 19-25, 2017
Conceived and Directed by Steven Pearson
Written by Robyn Hunt
Feb. 19-23: 8pm | Feb. 24: 5:30pm & 8pm | Feb. 25: 8pm
Through inventive choreography and scenic design, Balance takes a fresh and whimsical look at the fates of Anton Chekhov’s beloved characters Olga, Masha, and Irina in the years following their appearance in Three Sisters.
April 24 & 26, 2017
Hamlet & Original Dance
Apr. 24: 3:30pm
Apr. 26: 7pm