The Performance Laboratory Call for Proposals:
The Performance Laboratory is seeking performances of 10 minutes or less for our December episode, the theme of which is FEAR. Please send a 1-3 sentence description of your proposed performance, along with an artist bio and any tech needs to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include images or sketches of the proposed piece, or if it’s a new work you can also include images or video from past work. Deadline: Wednesday, December 4. The event will take place on Friday, December 19 at 8pm. Location to be announced after December 4.
FEAR: a distressing emotion aroused by impending danger, evil, pain, anxiety, phobia, apprehension, unease, insecurity, chaos, death, humiliation…. Whether the threat is real or imagined, the feeling or condition of being afraid.
“I’m intimidated by the fear of being average.” -Taylor Swift
“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt
“There are two kinds of fears: rational and irrational- or in simpler terms, fears that make sense and fears that don’t.” -Lemony Snicket
The Performance Laboratory is an interdisciplinary performance series established in March 2011. Encouraging original works and the exploration of new ideas, The Performance Laboratory aims to facilitate impassioned dialogue around the possibilities that lie within performance. Our goal is to offer a consistent venue for ideas to be shared and developed, new artistic partnerships to be made, and a supportive and diverse community to gather. The Performance Laboratory is co-curated by Carrie Morris & Emilia Javanica.