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(performance installation, 2009)

Set in a post-future America where everyone speaks in a language only they can understand + are forced to communicate via the refuse of the past, a troupe of performers enact games of control and submission, re-mixing the 1974 kidnapping and brainwashing of heiress Patty Hearst by the Symbionese Liberation Army with Buchner’s 19th century expressionist classic Woyzeck.  Performed in English, Spanish, French, German, and Polish.

written + directed by Patrick Kennelly
co-direction and choreography by Kate Fox
sound: Aaron Drake
lighting: Matt Mellinger
video: Patrick Kennelly + Matt Mellinger
costumes: Andrae Gonzalo

Gregory Barnett, Gia Battista, Marissa Casados, Radick Cembrzynski, Sonia Oleniak, Eliezer Ortiz, Jonathan Osborn, Paul Outlaw, Justin Streichman

Highways Performance Space (Santa Monica, CA) - August 2009 

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