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Rude Mechs The Off center – turned into a theatre Throws like a girl – in addition to their own works Grrl Works – program for teenaged girls Original work – all the work they do is devised together and collaboratively, they do not produce things like Shakespeare Copads – co-producing artistic directors Lipstick Traces – a book by Greal Marcus – about the punk movement, Dadaism, and the situationists – important in the 1968 protests in France – ties all these things together “unofficial history” – Kirk Lynn (writer) – toured the country and Austria Requiem for Tesla – wanted to explore the inventor Tesla, a contemporary of Edison Match Play – based on Deborah Haye’s The Match – important in the post modern dance movement, exploring the dance moving away from conventional forms – “What if every cell in your body could perceive all space and time as unique and original, and it’s no big deal?” relationship between dance and theatre, how do you adapt a piece of dance into a piece of theatre? Clip – www.rudemechs.com/shows/history/matchplay.htm Get your War On – Comic by David Reese, critiques the Bush Administration and the war. Used overhead projectors with transparencies, characters would come up on projectors but also acted out. www.mnftiu.com Current show: The Methica – researching and exploring the life of Stella Burton, was a pretty well known
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course TD 301 taught by Professor Dvoskin during the Fall '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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