DRELLA RETURNS TO THE INVISIBLE DOG | JUNE 5 + 6 2014
The Feath3r Theory Presents: Andy Warhol’s DRELLA (I Love You Faye Driscoll)’ Is A Movement-Based Drag Performance Essay Inspired By Andy Warhol’s Alter Ego “Drella” — A Contraction Of Dracula And Cinderella, Envisioned By Warhol Superstar Ondine. Beyond The Focus On Warhol's Legacy, Raja Feather Kelly's Interest Is In Addressing His Concerns With Identity, Sexuality And Self-Worth. In His Vogue-Ballet, Kelly Creates A Surreal World; A Gender-Bending, Race-Shifting, Multi-Medium “Artsploitation” In Response To Today’s Consumer Culture, And Celebrity Worship. It Is The Latest In The Choreographer’s Warhol-Driven Series Leading To A Final Staging Of The Feath3r Theory Presents: ‘WHO’S AFRAID OF ANDY WARHOL?’
Run Time: Approx. 70 Mins. No Intermission
Concept And Direction: Raja Feather Kelly
Original Music By Tito Ramsey
Lighting Design: Zephan Ellenbogen
Photography: Andy Toad
Filmography: Laura Snow
Original Choreography And Performance: Raja Feather Kelly With Amy Gernux, Yvonne Hernandez, Nik Owens, Rachel Pritzlaff, Rebecca Hite-Teicheira, Connor Voss And Benjamin Wolk. Additional Performers: Yeman Brown, and Jeremy Neal.
This Piece Was Created In Part At The Bates Dance Festival's 2013 Emerging Choreographer Program and Funded in part by the Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant Fund.
Teaser by Laura Snow
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