Month February 2019

Narcissister: A Body of Work . A Talk for Perspectives on Performance MARCH 6, 2019

MARCH 6, 2019 Farkas Hall Studio, Room 303 6pm to 7:30 Narcissister Organ Player is a hybrid performance/documentary film that explores how ancestral data is stored in our bodies, impacting the lives we lead. On the personal level, the film… Continue Reading →

Week 5 writing prompt. Due Monday evening March 4 @ 8pm.

Pick one play we’ve read, or performance we’ve watched, and explain how catharsis functioned in the work. If the work did not strive to produce a catharsis, what did it do instead? Please offer an opinion as to why your… Continue Reading →


FRIDAY MARCH 8th 8:30am: Meet at Office for the Arts, 74 Mt. Auburn Street 8:45am: Bus Departs to New York City, South Station 12:45 pm: Arrive at Pod Times Square Hotel, 400 West 42nd Street (at 9th Ave) 1:15 pm:… Continue Reading →

A Documentary Film about Lorraine Hansberry, who wrote Raisin In the Sun

Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart: A Documentary Film about Lorraine Hansberry Barker Center Thompson Room 12 Quincy St. Cambridge Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 4 – 6:30 p.m. Organization/Sponsor: Hutchins Center for African & African American Research, Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Speaker(s): Tracy Heather Strain, Director/Producer Cost: Free and open… Continue Reading →

KATE BREHM master class Friday, February 22nd from 10am-1pm@29 Garden

Dear TDM Concentrators, Just a reminder to you all not to miss puppet and movement artist Kate Brehm’s masterclass tomorrow (Friday) from 10am – 1pm at 29 Garden. Kate is a master puppet artist and movement coach for works ranging… Continue Reading →

Week 4 writing prompt. Due Monday evening Feb 18th @ 8pm.

Given what happened in class last Tuesday, we will use the first hour of class to talk about the goals of the class.  This conversation will begin to address the concerns voiced in the last hour of Tuesday’s class, and observations… Continue Reading →

Week 3 writing prompt. Due Monday evening Feb 18th @ 8pm.

Write about the difference between how the reporter (in voice over) narrates the Ta’ziyeh and how the participants (whose faces are seen) explain what we see.  Also, at the very end one of the actors tells the viewers  “this is… Continue Reading →

What’s happening in TDM from now until March 1st

Tech & Production Training Modules begin Friday, February 15, 10am-12pm and 1-3pm, Farkas 203 Harvard Dance Center Master Class with Christina Robson of Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company, Wed Feb 13 at 6pm-7:30pm, Harvard Dance Center TDM Master Class with… Continue Reading →

Karen Finley Thursday February 21st at 7 pm at the Harvard Bookstore

Karen Finley will be speaking and signing copies of her book, Grabbing Pussy, at the Harvard Bookstore at 7pm on Thursday, February 21st.  I’ll be going.  I invite you to join me.  Here is a link to Karen’s work:

Week 2 Writing Prompt

Writing Prompt for Week 2:  This week you have a choice of prompt (but identify which prompt you have chosen in the title for your blog post).   Choice #1. Evaluate Antigone in Ferguson and  Antigone Sr.  using Richard Schechner’s terms:  drama, script, theater and  performance (video links are… Continue Reading →

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