12 Minutes MaxApr 28-Apr 29
$8 at the door 7:00PM • Studio Theater
Come see the final 12 Minutes Max of the 12/13 Season! We’re bring this showcase back to our very own Studio Theater.
Paul Budraitis (Director/Performer/Writer)
Priya Frank (Assistant Director of Advancement, UW Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity)
Steven Miller ($12 for 12 Minutes Max guest curator)
In Tone/Shape visual artist Julia Freeman and musician Grant Olsen communicate through delicate materials and brilliant sounds, producing a one of a kind improvisation.
Dylan Ward choreographs and performs Ritournelle v.1, a vibrant and provoking exploration into the habit of oral fixation from childhood to adulthood.
The Building of a Sphere features choreographer and dancer Stephanie Liapis as she assumes and discovers the presence of silence in our lives.
In Pika-don theater artist Manuel R. Cawaling guides an ensemble of performers to document and reveal the bombing of Hiroshima and the repercussions echoing today.
The physical proximity of two performers manipulates a stunning audio-visual environment in Forest Field, created by Robert Talamantez.
Nicole Merat gives an unedited personal account of what it’s like dealing with a diagnosis that makes her unique in Tourette Syndrome- It’s No Fucking Joke.
Britt Karhoff’s maybe it’s quieter invokes honesty, humor and loss as a group of women express the weight and freedom of what it means to grow and age.
Alicia & Daniel Mullikin perform Burn, a vocal/contemporary dance and electric cello duet that will leave you melting.
ABOUT THE CURATORS:
Paul Budraitis is a director, performer, writer, and teacher of acting and movement.Paul is working on a new solo piece for NW New Works Festival in June. He is also directing two staged readings as part of the Seattle Rep's Writer's Group Series in June.
Priya Frank is the Assistant Director for Advancement, UW Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity/Artistic Director, LUCID. Through her work she hopes to provide ways for artists to express themselves in their own words and support the larger social and political messages their work represents. Priya has participated as a panalist at the recent Arts & Social Change Symposium and moderating Leadership Tomorrow’s Art’s Day Artist panel. Priya curates “First Friday: Art Cocktails and Culinary Delights” at LUCID, leads the Seattle Women of Color in the Arts Gathering group, is the UW Program Manager for the Seattle Fortune’s Bones Project, and is president of the UW Department of Communication Alumni Board. She is also a member of the national Women of Color in the Arts organization and On the Boards’ Diversity Committee.
Steven Miller is a National Board Certified Language Arts teacher at South Shore PK-8, and co-publisher of The Burrito, a local art and creative writing zine.
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