July 2018 Artist in Residence-
Mikaela Jamille Berry-
July 30th, 8pm at Secret Project Robot (1186 Broadway)
Mikaela Jamille Berry is a recent graduate of the Fordham University Theatre Program where she studied playwriting. Previous playwriting credits include Precious Medals at Crashbox Theatre Company, Negro Necropolitics for FEAST: a performance series, Incurable with the Dirty Blondes Theatre Company and a staged reading of This is a Play About Race with the Tribe Theatre Company. She is thrilled to finally have the opportunity to explore a topic that has been embedded in her existence for seemingly centuries. In the Fall she will be attending the University of Texas at Austin to pursue a Masters Degree in Performance as Public Practice.
The Artist-in-Residence program at Otion Front is a month-long intensive, intended as a shotgun productive period to allow artists to create and show work in a unique and nurturing artistic space. Otion Front is interested in artists who explore movement through contemporary means of processing information - to be interpreted poetically. Otion Front is interested in artists who are bold with their emotional and corporeal experience. Otion Front is interested in creating an artistic dialogue and fostering immersive experience and/or new ways of showing work.