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New Original Works Festival
July 10, 2018 - July 26, 2018(All times are in PDT)
Nine New Contemporary Performance Projects Given Residency Support to Premiere at the 15th New Original Works Festival (NOW Festival)
REDCAT’s Annual New Original Works Festival transforms REDCAT into a summer laboratory premiering new contemporary dance, theater, music and multimedia performances. This year’s festival launches nine new works by Los Angeles emerging and mid-career artists who are re-defining the boundaries of contemporary performance to invent hybrid artistic disciplines, re-imagine traditions and confront urgent issues. All artistic teams receive free rehearsal space, technical support, and artist fees.
Each of the three weekends – July 19-21, July 26-28, and August 2-4– features a triple bill of three premieres in a shared evening. Each program is premiered on Thursday evening and repeated Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:30 pm.
Artists and collaborators participating in the unique program for the creation of adventurous new performances include:
Jasmine Orpilla with Peter Deguzman; Miwa Matreyek with Morgan Sorne; Jmy James Kidd and Tara Jane O’Neil; KyungHwa Lee; Sebastian Hernandez; Milka Djordjevich; Rachel Mason and Oguri: CARLON; Christine Marie