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  • FORTY-ONE MINUTES INTO THE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION CHALLENGE (FA) CUP quarterfinal match between Bolton Wanderers and Tottenham Hotspur, at White Hart Lane on Saturday, March 17, 2012, Bolton midfielder Fabrice Muamba collapsed. He was away from the ball at the time, away from the view of the cameras. He simply lay on the ground, face down. Once the crowd noticed him lying prone, a gasping ripple made its way through the stadium. The cameras panned over him, captured his unresponsiveness to medical…
  • “IT IS GOOD THAT WE DO THIS IN A MUSEUM,” Venezuelan dancer and choreographer David Zambrano announced to the crowd at the Walker Art Center on Friday, May 11, “because we have made a little gallery.” Resplendent in a tailcoat and trousers cut from a Dutch waxprint cloth in blues, yellows and greens, patterned with microphones and tangled cords, like a circus ringmaster or a walking Yinka Shonibare sculpture, Zambrano made a brief appearance before the show to prepare the crowd for his S…
  • Savage Umbrella announces auditions & a call for designers & stage managers for the 2014-2015 season.DESIGNERS: Please send a resume and links to portfolio/photos of your work to [email protected]: Please send a resume to [email protected]: Please prepare one contemporary monologue, no more than 90 seconds.Auditions will be held Saturday July 20 from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm. Please prepare to arrive 10 minutes before your audition time. Call backs will be held later in th…
  • You updated the Artwork The Ravagers
    Trapped in a totalitarian world controlled by their father, fifty daughters hurtle down a path of deception and murder. The Ravagers explores what happens when one daughter discovers herself at the precipice between obedience and resistance. Inspired by the The Suppliants, The Ravagers is a world premiere play by Blake E. Bolan and Laura Leffler-McCabe, collaboratively created with Savage Umbrella and the cast.The Ravagers playwright Blake E. Bolan, founding member of Sa…
  • You updated the Artwork Care Enough
    Someone once asked Buster Keaton how he did what he did without getting hurt. Keaton lifted up his shirt to reveal bruises all over his body. When asked why he kept on, Keaton responded, “You just have to care enough to keep going.”With that in mind, a man is taken hostage, lovers come and go, colonialism makes us crazy and what do we do? Care enough to keep on getting beaten up. Care Enough is a world premiere play by Carl Atiya Swanson.
  • You updated the Artwork Care Enough
    Someone once asked Buster Keaton how he did what he did without getting hurt. Keaton lifted up his shirt to reveal bruises all over his body. When asked why he kept on, Keaton responded, “You just have to care enough to keep going.”With that in mind, a man is taken hostage, lovers come and go, colonialism makes us crazy and what do we do? Care enough to keep on getting beaten up. Care Enough is a world premiere play by Carl Atiya Swanson.