Monday, May 4 we announce our 15/16 Season! We have a ton of amazing artists headed to OtB soon. Familiar faces, new artists, locak, national, and international work...these artists are defining contemporary performance worldwide and YOU will have the opportunity to see them up-close and personal. Here's something to pique your curiosity - check back for more throughout the week.
I attended Beware of the Dandelions this past Thursday evening and I will make sure that I attend another show before it ends. The piece done by Complex Movementsdynamically links art and social activism. The journey of Beware of the Dandelions engages the audience in dialogue and helps them address the core challenges within their communities. It's something to think about how creativity and innovation are birthed from the most harrowing circumstances.
Beware of Dandelions takes you into a post-apolyptic lifepod and confronts you with a cross between a clubbing experience and a deeply immersive recolonization of the mind. Are we the survivors? Are we the control or the experimental group? Was the price of survival worth it? What should we, the community of survivors, carry forward, leave behind, or just change going into the future?
“We urgently need to bring to our communities the limitless capacity to love, serve, and create for and with each other. We urgently need to bring the neighbor back into our hoods, not only in our inner cities but also in our suburbs, our gated communities, on Main Street and Wall Street, and on Ivy League campuses.”– Grace Lee Boggs