Six sister-wives negotiate economic and sexual status from 19th century through the present day, as biology keeps time.
Positing the performance in the subconscious schism, after nature before nurture, Melissa Birch inquires into contemporary tensions between biology and status quo, where stimulation and social order stand in for trickier spiritual dilemmas.
This evening-length experiment expanded Flying Nuns seed piece from 2013. Devised in part with dance and theater artists: Renée Copeland, Sharon Picasso, Lauren Rae Anderson, Genevieve Muench + Samantha Johns.
April 2014 | Bryant-Lake Bowl Theater | Minneapolis, MN
Camera: Sean Smuda
Edit: Melissa Birch