Thursday, January 7, 2010

Upcoming: Selkie Project: Gestation, Divergence Vocal Theatre at UT Creative Research Laboratory, January 23

UPDATE: Backgrounder by Katherine Catmull for the Austin Chronicle, January 21

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Divergence Vocal Theater,
Houston's "renegade indie opera company,"


Selkie Project: gestation

A mythical half-seal, half-human creature bobs her beckoning head: seduction to dive below the waves...

Divergence Vocal Theater collaborates to create a cross-disciplinary installation environment for multimedia, performance, opera and new music-theater: The Selkie Project: gestation.

Voice, text, sound design by Misha Penton; multimedia, lighting/theatrical design by Megan M. Reilly.
Performance: music of James Norman, Elliot Cooper Cole, Benjamin Britten and Charles Gounod.
Project Artistic Direction: Misha Penton & Megan M. Reilly.

The Selkie Project: gestation is part of the curated exhibition of experimental works, Ideas of Mountains, at The Creative Research Laboratory at University of Texas at Austin.

Performers: Misha Penton, mezzo soprano; Maimy Fong, piano; Steffanie Ngo-Hatchie, Chase Crossno actors; Caroline Sutton Clark, dancer/choreography.

Selkie Project: gestation performance: Saturday, January 23rd, 7 p.m.
Exhibition Dates: January 23 - February 6, 2010
Creative Research Laboratory
2832 East Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Austin, Texas 78702 (MAP)
Free of charge.

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