Shows at Prelude Festival 2021

Watch Anytime

These shows are available to be watched anytime during the festival. Read more below and and click on the show to access it.

Livestreamed

These shows will be livestreamed on specific days during the festival. Read more below and check the dates/time they will be available for viewing.

Monday, 25 October 2021

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A Dripping Honeycomb and Other Holy Places

Daisy Press / Voice Cult

A Dripping Honeycomb and Other Holy Places

A work-in-progress sharing drawing on the works of twelfth-century nun, poet, and visionary Saint Hildegard of Bingen.

7pm ET

Wednesday, 27 October 2021

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UNTITLED FREAKOUT: Studio Visit

Alex Tatarsky

UNTITLED FREAKOUT: Studio Visit

Alex offers peeks into various works in process in this studio visit.

7pm ET

Friday, 29 October 2021

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faggy faafi Cairo boy

Mariam Bazeed

faggy faafi Cairo boy

A play set in Cairo and Purgatory, that attempts to answer the question, "Can homophobia survive the grave?"

7pm ET

Tuesday, 26 October 2021

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The Q&Q: An open studio with stefa marin alarcon in conversation with Ita Segev

stefa marin alarcon, Ita Segev

The Q&Q: An open studio with stefa marin alarcon in conversation with Ita Segev

An opportunity for artists whose work, disciplines, politics and relationships intertwine to get vulnerable with each other and the audience.

7pm ET

Thursday, 28 October 2021

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An excerpt from... THE SECURELY CONFERRED, VOUCHSAFED KEEPSAKES OF MAERY S.

Sibyl Kempson (7 Daughters of Eve Thtr. & Perf. Co.)

An excerpt from... THE SECURELY CONFERRED, VOUCHSAFED KEEPSAKES OF MAERY S.

An excerpt from an experimental play that invents as many versions of the Frankenstein author Mary Shelley as there are definitions of the word “Gothic.”

7pm ET

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The Forever Evolving Definition of Community

Team Sunshine Performance Corporation

The Forever Evolving Definition of Community

A glimpse into some upcoming projects by Team Sunshine Performance Corporation.

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The Scarlet Rebellion

LOUD Theater

The Scarlet Rebellion

The story of young TGNC folks who are so fed up with their government that they decide to lead a revolution.

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Live in America

Carra Martinez

Live in America

Live in America gathers artists and thinkers across the cultural landscape to celebrate the power and potency of communities in performance.

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Fire in the Theater!

A Host of People

Fire in the Theater!

A deep dive into a multimedia, community-sourced theater piece looking at free speech in a divisive and digital age.

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How Do You Properly Fry An American Flag (2019-ongoing)

Kiyan Williams

How Do You Properly Fry An American Flag (2019-ongoing)

Kiyan manipulates and transforms American flags into charred and distorted objects.

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How to Listen to Jazz (and Other Things I Did Not Learn in Music School)

Declan Zhang

How to Listen to Jazz (and Other Things I Did Not Learn in Music School)

A presentation-play about artists, art school and all the things art cannot do.

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Quinquennial

Arien Wilkerson / Tnmot Aztro

Quinquennial

A digital performance piece that attempts to winnow Arien's previous works, grounded in the realities of their life as a performance artist.

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Four Futures

Maelstrom Collaborative Arts

Four Futures

A trans-media project exploring potential societies in a post-capitalist world.

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Amm(i)gone, Once Removed, and Untitled Family/Personal Archive Project

Hatch Arts Collective

Amm(i)gone, Once Removed, and Untitled Family/Personal Archive Project

Three family-centered ethnographic/documentary projects led by each member of the Hatch Arts Collective.

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Excerpts from Mugwumpin's recent work (LUSTER and In Event of Moon Disaster)

Mugwumpin

Excerpts from Mugwumpin's recent work (LUSTER and In Event of Moon Disaster)

Explore two previous projects by Mugwumpin

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Untitled Mood Lighting

Isaac Pool

Untitled Mood Lighting

An exploration of limits of isolation and uninhibited joy, and the psychic consequences we face when we unmute the excesses that animate our will to thrive.

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Ancestor Dances

Maura García

Ancestor Dances

Inspired by the tales, movements, habits and gestures of 7 of Maura's recently deceased ancestors.

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Second Skin: Imposter [FLUENCY]

Damani Pompey (Magnus Works)

Second Skin: Imposter [FLUENCY]

An exploration of the second self, from duality and the passing of time to the physicality of introduction our presentations of self.

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Cruise Control: Birth Control

Anh Vo & Kristel Baldoz

Cruise Control: Birth Control

An exploration of pornography and queer relations, about being and form, and more.

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