Sarah Mitteldorf (ACG '15, '12)'s ensemble, Kaleid Theatre, will be performing a new piece, Scape-ing, on April 27-29 in Germantown.
We see hate all around. Hatred of seasons, colors, bodies, foods, accents, siblings, religions – everything in between and beyond. We watch as our neighbors eject lyrics, partnerships, strangers, dance moves, and children from their lives, communities, and country. We carry it too – in our veins and breath and fears and dismay. We find ourselves the recipients of hate one moment and then enacting it on others in our turn.
Sometimes, hate even wins elections.
Scape-ing is an exploration of hate in space and in the body. Told through dance, plot-lines, poetry, and news articles, Scape-ing is a theatrical investigation of violent human emotions, a personal reflection on the first months of a new administration, and a ritual of compassion.
Together, we ask, “what does it mean to love in a world that does not want to love you back?”
Photo Credit: Saul Zayas
Thursday, April 27 at 8:00 pm
Friday, April 28 at 8:00 pm
Saturday, April 29 at 2:00 pm
First United Methodist Church of Germantown
6001 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Scape-ing is produced in partnership with The Drama Group. Scape-ing has received partial support from the Philadelphia Cultural Fund and the Charlotte Cushman Foundation. Additional support from Norris Square Neighborhood Project.
Kaleid Theatre is a project of CultureTrust Greater Philadelphia.
We offer a $15-20, no questions asked, sliding scale option to those for whom $20 is inaccessible, which can be purchased in advance or at the door.