April 13 - 14, 2018
For his latest work, award-winning director/designer/performer Thaddeus Phillips deploys an assemblage of custom-crafted inflatable scenery that expands, contracts and collapses as he explores a universe of creation and destruction. Starting with a reprinted edition of Carl Sagan's legendary Golden Record—humanity’s most viable message to other worlds, launched into space in 1977—Phillips theatrically examines a selected archival history of life on earth.
May 25 - 26, 2018
Mary’s Daughter: Memoirs of an Artivist is a one woman play about the life and times of Melanie Carter, artistically known as the Hip Hop Artivist, Blak Rapp Madusa. An autobiographical satire filled drama that seeks to contextualize black women's lives as a complex interaction of identities and illustrate the intersecting issues of race gender, religion, activism and mass incarceration with hip hop as a lens to view cultural climate in which they exist.