World Premiere: May 3-13, 2012, presented by by Performance Space 122 in conjunction with The Cathedral of St. John the Divine.
The Painted Bird (Part III): Strange Cargo
In this capstone of the acclaimed The Painted Bird trilogy, choreographer Pavel Zuštiak collaborates with musicians Christian Frederickson and Ryan Rumery to plunge into assumptions of refuge and home.
Concept/Direction/Choreography Pavel Zuštiak | Original Music Christian Frederickson, Ryan Rumery | Performed by Giulia Carotenuto, Lindsey Dietz-Marchant, Luke Murphy, Denisa Musilova, Jeremy Xido | Original Music Performed by Christian Frederickson, Ryan Rumery | Lighting Design Joe Levasseur | Set Design Peter Ksander | Costume Design Asta Hostetter | Video Design Keith Skretch, Manny Palad | Dramaturgy A. P. Andrews
Strange Cargo (Part III) was created with commissioning support from Performance Space 122 and Wexner Center for the Arts at The Ohio State University and made possible, in part, by the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and additional funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the MetLife Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support and commissioning funds for this program have been provided by The Jerome Foundation and New Music USA’s Live Music for Dance program and additional project support was provided by Greenwall Foundation and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.
Strange Cargo was developed and supported during residency at the Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography (Tallahassee, FL), Baryshnikov Arts Center, Abrons Arts Center and also made possible by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's Swing Space program through a real estate donation from Capstone Equities.
This presentation is supported, in part, by the Harkness Foundation for Dance, the Jerome Robbins Foundation and the Mertz Gilmore Foundation.
Performed May 2011 at A.R.T.'s Emerging Americas Festival, presented at Club Oberon.
Conceived/Written/Adapted by Aaron Landsman
Directed/Dramaturged by Mallory Catlett
Designed by Jim Findlay
Performed by the audience, with Hunter Canning, Jim Himmelsbach, Heather MacDonald, April Matthis, Kate Scelsa, and Sayda Trujillo.