“Llontop” is a luminous multimedia narrative that takes place in Peru and the United States; it will be performed in English, Spanish, and Quechua. The piece explores differences and similarities in cultural perceptions of Latinx, white, and indiginous identities in North and South America. Using light as it’s primary medium, “Llontop” is a live visualization of multiple podcasts, weaving together reality and fiction with Anonymous Ensemble’s signature mastery of cutting edge media technologies.
Ever been on a scavenger hunt across continents? Flight is a narrative multimedia performance that focuses on human migration and connection across distances. This live film will be edited in real time with guest performers in distant countries who will video stream into a venue in New York City in real time. All the streams will then be combined in into a video environment encompassing live performers on stage in a search for what can bring us together..
The Future is a live immersive theater event in which an ensemble of curious beings encounter an audience of humans in real space and time. With the audience in headsets and microphones, every performance unfolds as a multimedia, music-filled, interactive event that is unique to each audience member. The Future invites the audience to share and explore their own beliefs about self, society, the environment, and the future of humankind.
LIEBE LOVE AMOUR! is a live film love affair with an audience. The show’s star, Tall Hilda, draws the audience into a cinematic adventure framed by the gorgeous imagery of silent film director, Erich Von Stroheim. With an original score and virtuosic real-time video and sound editing, LIEBE LOVE AMOUR! seamlessly combines the performances of Golden Age Hollywood personalities such as Gloria Swanson with live performers and even select audience members. Presented at The New Ohio, Duke University, Wesleyan University, The New Orleans Fringe, and The Center at West Park.
Turing is an opera about the life of Alan Turing as imagined by a digital mind that his work engendered with music is by Willian Antoniou. The National Opera of Greece presented a fully staged workshop of the piece in 2011 at the Olympia Theater. National Sawdust presented a concert of music from Turing in 2017 in Brooklyn.
A collision of puppetry, movement, and live vocals with an electric political charge, Ship of Fools reflects and distorts the supposed relationship between women and madness. Drawing inspiration from poignant words and powerful moments ranging from Marilyn Monroe’s diary entries to acceptance speeches by female celebrities, and with only 20 seats available per night, Ship of Fools is a uniquely intimate, topsy-turvy journey that unabashedly spotlights powerful women’s voices. Presented at HERE Arts Center the month running up to the 2016 Presidential Election.
Performing on stilts as Ellipsa MG, a ten foot tall singer-songwriter alter ego who was revealed to her in a dream, Jessica uses her narrative to investigate the intersection of biography and the fiction we create.
A performance event in which Anonymous Ensemble invites the audience to spend an evening on an island far from their daily lives, yet mysteriously inhabited by their inner lives. Straddling the line between a theatre show and a participatory event, this completely spontaneous, yet meticulously crafted piece investigates the evolution of our imaginations as we lead the audience on an expedition into an uncharted terrain of commonplace fantasies and wildly improbable realities.