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Electric Haiku

November 21 - December 1, 2002 at Dance Theater Workshop, NYC
Performed by: Scott Heron, Zane Frazer, Ksenia Vidyaykina, Parnell Klug with Cathy Weis, Jonathan Berger and Steve Hamilton

 

Collage: Cronenberg for The New Yorker
Performers: Weis, Berger <br/>Photo: Richard Termine
Performer: Heron <br/>Photo: Richard Termine
Performer: Heron <br/>Photo: Richard Termine
Performer: Vidyaykina <br/>Photo: Richard Termine
Performer: Vidyaykina <br/>Photo: Richard Termine
Performer: Heron <br/>Photo: Richard Termine
Performer: Heron <br/>Photo: Richard Termine
Performer: Vidyaykina <br/>Photo: Richard Termine
Performer: Vidyaykina; Animation: Marden <br/>Photo: Richard Termine
Performer: Heron <br/>Still from video by: Charlie Steiner
Performer: Heron <br/>Still from video by: Charlie Steiner
Storyboard: Weis
Storyboard: Weis
Storyboard: Weis

 

Weis uses video components to create a surreal context for each poem. Foley artist Steve Hamilton provides live sound effects for each solo. The sounds from his unexpected instruments, combined with the action on stage, create scenarios that are at once confusing and comedic.


Performer: Ksenia Vidyaykina

Performer: Zane Frazer

Performer: Ksenia Vidyaykina

Performer: Scott Heron

 

Performance history:

Movement Research at the Judson Church, NYC (2002 – preview)
Dance Theater Workshop, NYC (2002 – premiere)
Sundays On Broadway, WeisAcres, NYC (2014 - excerpt)
Sundays on Broadway, WeisAcres, NYC (2014 - excerpt)
Sundays on Broadway, WeisAcres, NYC (2014 - excerpt)

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