4:30pm to 6pm PST / 7:30pm to 9pm EST
Theater, Dance & Media welcomes performer and compost-lover Alex Tatarsky. Alex will share some ongoing research into mask performance and the connections between clowns and dirt clods – considering their shared choreographies of falling down and falling apart. An etymological foray, essay as sashay, clown talk in the abyss.
Called “a hilarious, finely tuned absurdist” (Theatre Jones) and “an East Village relic” (Vogue), Alex Tatarsky experienced fleeting fame as Andy Kaufman’s daughter and used to perform as a mound of dirt. They make performances in the unfortunate in-between zone of comedy, dance-theater, performance art, and deluded rant, sometimes with songs. They embrace the model of the clown as an antidote to despair, and a figure who keeps trying despite repeated failure.
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