Wo Men Zhe Yang Kai Shi (or This is How We Begin)

Wo Men Zhe Yang Kai Shi (or This is How We Begin)

OVER A MONTH-LONG INTENSIVE WORKSHOP WITH STUDENTS OF JINGGANGSHAN UNIVERSITY, and accompanied by the leader/musician of the local opera troupe, Rey Buono and I created a verbatim documentary theatre play about Chinese education over several generations and their personal experiences. by Mei Ann Teo / Rey Buono / Ensemble IfChina Documentary Theatre Project, Ji’An, China, […]

The Man Who Wasn’t There

The Man Who Wasn’t There

CLASPED HANDS IN LIGHT. FINGERS CLENCH. A WORLD IS CREATED. The Man Who Wasn’t There is dance-theatre spinning a new myth as old as time. by Bryan Quick Schapiro Theatre, NY, 2012 Edmonton International Festival, 2012

Lyrics from Lockdown

Lyrics from Lockdown

BRYONN BAIN’S AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL ONE-MAN MUSICAL PLAY weaves his wrongful imprisonment in NYC jails with family tales, revealing the deep injustice in the prison industrial complex, and the necessity of rooting out the hypocrisy in the system and in one’s self. by Bryonn Bain “Truly polished, meaningful and entertaining” – New York Times “Director Mei Ann […]

Caucasian Chalk Circle

Caucasian Chalk Circle

WITH THE SIMPLEST OF ELEMENTS — buckets, burlap, rope, and a single rock, an ensemble of six musicians/performers players transform a thousandfold, contemplating and embodying the thousand faces of humanity in times of violent turmoil. Original music by Andy Talen, and made collaboratively with performer/musicians Jeena Yi, Elizabeth Evans, Matthew Dunivan, Kevin Johnston and Samson […]