< the invisible draft > is a theater piece exploring the emotional, physical and sonic landscapes of consciousness.
What is this mysterious piece of performance?
< the invisible draft > is a radio play silent movie. It is a multi-media theater piece inspired by Italo Calvino’s novel Invisible Cities. The seated audience is invited wander through the map of consciousness, riding the sine waves conducted by Our Man of the World and the Girl with a Backpack. The first full production will feature sound design by Jonah Rosenberg, voice talents of Matteo Paleoni and Briana Pozner, and animations by Lotte Marie Allen and Claire Moodey. Check out my full Kickstarter video at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hqGIA1-WVr0
Where and when will I be seeing it?
Downtown in New York! Theater for the New City, on First Ave between 9th and 10th St, has accepted < the invisible draft > as part of the 2011 Dream Up Festival. The Festival will be held from August 14th-September 4th and will feature over twenty original works.
What will my pledge be used for?
Set and props. $1900 The set design (modelled in the Scratch Night performance on May 10th) is made of giant, foldable maps. They will be hand-painted, rigged from curtain track, manipulated by a system of pulleys, and durable enough to withstand being hung, manipulated, and struck for each performance (Dream Up shows run in repertory, how cool!).
Projector rental. $600 Theater for the New City provides a basic lighting and sound kit, but cannot provide projectors to multi-media projects. Rental of a high resolution projector will make animations like this a saturating experience.
Festival fee. $500 Dream Up charges a festival fee to all productions to cover the cost of using the space, their staff, and promotion of each show in the festival.
Any funding above the project goal will go to the hugely talented and generous collaborators who have offered their time and vitality to this project!
Have a question? If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.
pledged of $3,000 goal
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Jun 8, 2011 - Jul 14, 2011
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Ticket to the show! Pick a date and reserve your ticket through Claire!
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Above, plus a unique postcard with selections from the script and original text mailed to your door.
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All of the above, plus two 5x7" prints of production stills from the performance this August.
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All of the above, plus either a CD of sound designer Jonah Rosenberg's music OR a print of animator Lotte Marie Allen's work.
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Ticket to the show, unique postcard, two 5x7" production stills, program mention, and BOTH Jonah's CD and Lotte's print!
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Ticket to the show, postcard, production stills, Jonah's CD, Lotte's print, AND one of four original dioramas illustrating concepts of the set design and/or storyboarding of the play.
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Ticket to the show, postcard, production stills, Jonah's CD, Lotte's print, AND a dinner date with Claire. You choose the menu; Claire will cook. You ask questions; Claire will answer them (but quite possibly with more questions). Conversation and flavors will blossom on our tongues.