Leaps of faith and other mistakeS
"Almanac’s acclaimed tale of sublime human idiocy, isolationist seafarer cults,
& the absurdity of believing too hard. Breathtaking acrobatics and earnest theatricality
combine with brand new live music. What do people do when they find themselves lost at sea?"
photos by Daniel Kontz
redbone: A biomythography by Mahogany l. browne
"Built upon Mahogany L. Browne's manuscript, REDBONE
unearths the helplessness of domestic violence,
hopefulness of love and unshakeable foundation of women."
animated by Kate Ten Eyck
i will build the house on solid ground
i am my own
Mercy Mistress is a TV show based on the memoirs of a
queer Chinese American professional dominatrix in
New York City created by a primarily women-led film team.
Firefly music festival 2018
xoxo moongirl (2018)
ALMANAC CIRCUS DANCE THEATER
"The autobiographically-inspired circus fantasia incorporates breathtaking
aerials and acrobatics to tell the story of a girl in a troubled home
and her flight to the moon to escape and prevail."
A Play by Jacqueline Goldfinger
Azuka Theatre @ The Drake (2017)
Set deep in a Florida swamp, The Arsonists is a lyrical Southern Gothic myth
A father-daughter arson team deconstructing their personal demons.
David thompson and the nasty star hermit band
Directed by David Thompson
Directed by Abigail Adams
People's Light Theater (2017)
Bulgarian Dance Tunes for Four Cellos
Nicole Johnson's Guest Artist Recital at Hoff-Barthelson Music School
Girls Rock Philly (Oct. 2016)
Sustaining Our Sounds: 10th Year Anniversary Gala
Directed by Emily Bate
"Going Down Mount Moriah is choral theater and feminist spectacle. A choir rises up from a murky lake bottom: there’s finger-pointing, navel-gazing, rollerskating, and rattling the bars of the cage. A show exploring the extent to which trauma constitutes personhood, Going Down Mount Moriah will tell you jokes, terrify you and sing you to sleep, not necessarily in that order."
honey and the sting
Directed by Sam Long
The Rock and the redemption
"The Rock and the Redemption is a suite composed by
Noah Baerman as a reinterpretation of the myth of Sisyphus,
as performed by the Noah Baerman Resonance Ensemble."
"Funny bunny" premiere at SXSW Film
Directed by Alison Bagnall
"A latchkey trust-funder and a hapless anti-childhood-obesity
crusader bond as they vie for the heart of a troubled animal activist."
"Songs of Migration and Hope"
La Cantina at the Yakima Valley Museum (Yakima, WA)
Mel Hsu & the Philly SuperHero Collective present:
Charlie the Cello Goes to China
@ the Please Touch Museum
"Charlie the Cello plays in a rock band in America. Join him on his adventures to China as he discovers traditional folk songs and Western-influenced electropop songs that remind him of home." (An interactive program designed for tiny humans!)