Trust me Premiere – Arena Stage
A dance-theatre hybrid with text by Falk Richter
Gun Control Theatre Action Readings – Georgetown University’s Gonda Theatre
In conjunction with NoPassport, Theatre J and the March On Washington for Gun Control, an evening of readings of new, short plays by Neil Labute, Caridad Svich, Amina Henry, Elaine Avila, Matthew Paul Olmos and others.
A Queen Is Born Cabaret – Black Fox Lounge
A new cabaret from Gender-artist Lady Dane singing opera, musical theatre, jazz and new music from force/collision composer Daniel Paul Lawson.
RealnUSS Photography project
Photographer: Dustin Lilley
This photography project explores gender performance, placing men in adrogynous/cross-gender costume, staged around various sites in Washington, D.C.
Shape World Premiere – La MaMa ETC, Atlas Performing Arts Center, Burning Coal Theatre
Text: Erik Ehn
Shape is a new play from writer Erik Ehn, part of Soulographie- the culmination of his past two decades of work around genocide and reconciliation. Shape is the story of fairy vaudevillians, used for their historical songs and dances, abandoned at times of great need- the larger context relating to the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921.
The Boy Who Played Doll Cabaret – Black Fox Lounge
Gender-artist Lady Dane’s cabaret concerning opera and family
The Nautical Yards Devised/Site-Specific – The Yards Park at Washington Navy Yard
The Nautical Yards is a multi-disciplinary, devised, site-specific performance on the historic DC Navy Yard created as a psycho-geographical project exploring dialogues between history and progress, art and architecture, site and community. Artistic partners on this project were Rebollar Dance Theatre.
What A Stranger May Know Workshop/Site-Specific/Reading- Kennedy Center
Text: Erik Ehn
Erik Ehn’s play cycle commemorating the Virginia Tech Massacre. All 33 plays were in process to be performed simultaneously in a large field next to the campus.