Young Jean Lee's Theater Company
Untitled Feminist Show
Conceived and directed by Young Jean Lee
Featuring Becca Blackwell, World Famous *BOB*, Amelia Zirin-Brown (aka Lady Rizo), Hilary Clark, Katy Pyle, + Regina Rocke
Director of Choreography: Faye Driscoll
Choreography by Faye Driscoll, Morgan Gould, + Young Jean Lee, in collaboration with the performers
In Young Jean Lee’s latest experiment, Untitled Feminist Show, six charismatic stars of the downtown theater, dance, cabaret, and burlesque worlds come together to invite the audience on an exhilarating, nearly wordless journey through expressions of a fluid and limitless sense of identity.
Co-presented by BAC and Performance Space 122 as part of COIL 2012, an annual mid-winter festival of contemporary performance from across the US and around the globe.
Performance contains nudity (obviously).
"Beneath Pink Parasols, Identity in Stark Form"
"Young Jean Lee’s ‘Untitled Feminist Show’"
"Live, Nude Funny Women"
Young Jean Lee
Young Jean Lee is a 2011 Guggenheim Fellow and OBIE Award winner, and was named by American Theatre magazine one of the 25 artists who will shape the American theater over the next 25 years.
Since 2002, she has directed her plays at Soho Rep (Lear; The Appeal), The Kitchen (The Shipment), The Public Theater (Church), Performance Space 122 (Church; Pullman, WA), HERE Arts Center (Songs of the Dragons Flying to Heaven), and the Ontological-Hysteric Theater (Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals); and performed in her play We're Gonna Die (with band Future Wife) at Joe's Pub. She and her company have been the recipients of numerous grants and her work has been invited to tour to venues in over 30 cities around the world. Recent awards include a 2010 fellowship in playwriting from NYFA, and a 2010 Prize in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Photos by Blaine Davis