PLAY // Pentimento / Isabel Toledo

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PLAY // Pentimento / Isabel Toledo

Time: October 12, 2017 at 7pm to October 15, 2017 at 10pm
Location: Automata
Street: 504 Chung King Ct, Los Angeles, CA 90017
City/Town: Los Angeles
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Event Country: usa
Organized By: Los Angeles Performance Practice
Latest Activity: Sep 13, 2017

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Event Description

Created by Mexico City based ensemble Pentimento, PLAY is an interactive audio-guided performance that invites 10 audience members into a playfully accelerated process of actor training. Eight short lessons offer warm-up’s, breathing exercises, lectures, videos, improvisation, and even tips for mingling at post-show parties. PLAY asks: Can an untrained viewer be transformed into a professionally prepared actor in a mere 45 minutes?

PLAY serves as Pentimento’s response to the preponderance of acting programs in Mexico City, and the mass production of “trained” young actors who face daunting odds in securing professional work. To create PLAY, director Isabel Toledo personally undertook a new acting methodology each month, for six months. As a result, the work serves as both an interrogation of the state of the craft and a surprising portrait of the artist, enacted by 10 strangers.

Thursday, Oct 12, 7:00pm

Thursday, Oct 12, 9:00pm

Friday, Oct 13, 7:00pm

Friday, Oct 13, 9:00pm
Saturday, Oct 14, 2:00pm

Saturday, Oct 14, 4:00pm

Saturday, Oct 14, 7:00pm

Saturday, Oct 14, 9:00pm
Sunday, Oct 15, 2:00pm

Sunday, Oct 15, 4:00pm

Sunday, Oct 15, 7:00pm

Sunday, Oct 15, 9:00pm

Presented as a part of the 2017 Los Angeles Exchange [LAX] Festival


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