When: Feb. 18-21, 8 p.m. 2016
Opening February 18 2016, Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre presents the second-year M.F.A. ensemble in Sex! Death? Resistance.; three theatrical adaptations of works by Anias Nin, Salman Rushdie and Dambudzo Marachera. The performance marks the culmination of a two-month study in the translation of fiction from the medium of the page to the medium of the stage. The twelve performer international ensemble will combine music, poetry, shadow play and movement to create a truly unique performance event. The adapted works include: Fuzzy Goo's Guide (To the Earth) by Dambudzo Marachera of Zimbabwe: There is something frightening called society. It is the secret club of big human beings. What does it mean to grow big? How long can you resist it - and who will you meet along the way? The Diaries of Anais Nin by Cuban-French author Anais Nin: At age 11, Anais Nin began what was to become her life's manuscript and it's groundbreaking erotic content made her a feminist icon of the 1960s in the U.S.A. The adaptation explores a woman's quest for art in an erotic world. The Prophet's Hair by Salman Rushdie of India: Two siblings plot to rob their father in order to salvage what is left of their so-called perfect family.