8/25/2015

CORRECTION: Catch Necessary Exposure at Dixon Place NEXT Week



Supporting theatrical work written, directed, and designed by women.

In This Newsletter: August 25, 2015


SHOWS OPENING THIS WEEK
In Bed With Roy Cohn
Magic Trick
SHOWS CLOSING THIS WEEK
Las Meninas
Rachel
Necessary Exposure:
The Female Playwright Project
Opening Tuesday, September 1!
Dixon Place
161 A Chrystie St. (Between Rivington & Delancey)
www.dixonplace.org


A portrait and sound installation of photographs of playwrights who identify as female.
Opening night includes a one time immersive sound and projection event on Dixon Place's MainStage. It features portraits of 17 new playwrights and interactive sound plays designed and recorded by Natalie Johnsonuis Neubert. The sound plays/ excerpts of each playwright's work will be available to be downloaded from iTunes and listened to as patrons view the portraits. 


For more information, check out the Necessary Exposure Facebook Page!
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Necessary-Exposure-The-Female-Playwright-Project/795089977220325

HERE'S WHAT YOU MISSED THIS WEEK 
                        
Last Thursday, marked the return of Works by Women "Play" Dates … then the next day we had another! New Brooklyn Theatre's (NBT) productions of LAS MENINAS and RACHEL made for a fascinating contrast: both plays by women of color, featuring women of color protagonists that are silenced and anguishing...CLICK to read more!
QUALIFYING SHOWS AT FRINGE NYC
OPPORTUNITIES
JOIN THE MOVEMENT!
AUDITION FOR GIRL BE HEARD
Your voice matters, and Girl Be Heard has a spot with your name on it.
2 Opportunities: Our Sunday Workshops & Our Mainstage Show
Our Sunday Workshops
Girl Be Heard is seeking performers, songwriters, dancers, writers and activists to join our Sunday Workshops - young women ages 12 through 21 ONLY. Fluency or ability in foreign languages is a plus. 
Workshops are every Sunday from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm and will have public performances in December 2015 and May 2016.
Our Mainstage Show: Embodi(ED)
Girl Be Heard is seeking 5 writer/actors and 5 writer/dancers/movers for our 2015-2016 mainstage show Embodi(ED) to debut at HERE Arts Center, February 8 - February 21, 2016.  Embodi(ED) is a documentary theatre and dance piece addressing the issue of eating disorders and the $55 billion dollar diet industry. Based on interviews with people of all ages and all genders conducted by Girl Be Heard ensemble members, Embodi(ED) demands media accountability in how images of "beauty" are used against women, fueling a culture of body and food obsession that feeds into eating disorders and a dangerous economic investment in maintaining a culture of hatred for women's bodies.
Young women of all backgrounds, abilities, gender expressions, ethnicities, races, sexual orientations, religions, and nationalities are strongly encouraged to audition. 
Participation in Girl Be Heard is free.
To learn more, go to girlbeheard.org or email auditions@girlbeheard.org to reserve your audition slot now!
MEMBER CORNER

In MEMBER CORNER, members of Works by Women can share productions they are working on which feature many women artists, but either have a run of less than 2 weeks or do not meet the 50/50 writer, director, design team Works by Women requires. If you would like your project to be included, please email  info@worksbywomen.org with the subject "Member Corner and Title of Your Show" by Monday at noon.
LEELA NYC THEATRE FESTIVAL
Various Artists 

Theatre Centro EspaƱol
41-01 Broadway, Astoria, New York
New York, NY

August 27 - August 28, 2015

The purpose of the Leela NYC Theatre Festival is to give actors a chance to play roles that go beyond their type: accent, age, skin color, size, gender and sexual orientation to show the audience a reality that is not always portrayed in the media, theater or film.  
Do you have a service to offer, are you a business owner interested in supporting Works by Women in exchange for publicity? Works by Women is looking for donations for our upcoming silent auction! To get in touch please email info@worksbywomen.org
DONATE
We depend on donations from our members and
supporters to continue to advocate for change.







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