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EMERGENYC 2017: Schedule of Events

(check this page regularly!)

The Requirements:

* The program requires active participation. Please let George know in advance if you have to miss a session.  
* There will be a series of additional events outside of class/workshop time that will be required. 
* Please bring a journal and a pen to every session. 
* Dress in comfortable clothes that allow you to move freely. 

During the program we will read:

Paulo Freire, Pedagogy of the Oppressed (click below to download PDF)
icon Pedagogy of the Oppressed (5.67 MB)


Locations:

The Performance Studies Studio ("The Studio," as referenced below) is located at:
Department of Performance Studies
Tisch School of the Arts, NYU
721 Broadway, 6th floor

(corner of Waverly) — Need to show ID at the door. Wheelchair accessible.The Hemispheric Institute is located at:

20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor
(at 5th Street)—  Need to show ID at the door. Wheelchair accessible.

La MaMa Club (for June 27 performance) is located at:
74 East 4th Street, NYC
(between Bowery and 2nd Ave) —Not wheelchair accessible (stairs up to 3rd floor).


Week by Week Schedule of Events

Phase 1: Weekly
10-2pm 4/9-5/14, Saturdays (*check regularly for Sunday exceptions and other changes!)
Please note the PS Studio is also available to you on
Sundays by appointment.

Saturday, 4/9 10am-2pm
Who We Are, Why We Are (Boal meets EMERGENYC)
10am-2pm: Workshop led by George, at PS Studio
*Hemi Staff will give a welcome at 10am

Saturday, 4/16 10am-2pm
Who Are Our Communities?
10am - 2pm: Workshop led by George, at PS Studio

Saturday, 4/23 10am-2pm
Activating Art-Making, Where Art and Communities Meet 
Workshop led by George, at PS Studio

Saturday, 4/30—LONGER DAY, SPECIAL GUEST
10am-12pm: Workshop led by George, at PS Studio
1pm-4pm: Workshop led by Guillermo Gómez-Peña, at PS Studio

Saturday, 5/7 10am-2pm
10am-2pm
Workshop led by George, at PS Studio

Saturday, 5/1410am-2pm 
Workshop led by George, at PS Studio


Phase 2: INTENSIVE WEEK
Every day from Monday May 16th to Sunday May 22nd, 10am to 5 or 6pm (see daily schedule)

A final schedule of intensive week workshops is not yet finalized, but check schedules from years past to get a sense of who the instructors are and the length of the workshops.

Monday, 5/16
10am-11:30am
Performance? Why bother? A conversation with Marlène Ramírez-Cancio
12pm-2pm
The Body Ecology: Cultivating Womanist Experimental Performance Praxis, led by Ebony Noelle Golden
3pm-5pm
Interrupting Public Habituation: Creating Public Performances (Part 1) — workshop led by Ed Woodham (Art in Odd Places)

Tuesday, 5/17
10am-2pm
ACT UP workshop led by Deb Levine  
3pm-5pm
Guerrilla Video Projection — workshop led by The Illuminator

Wednesday, 5/18
10am-1pm
Writing workshop led by Carmelita Tropicana
2pm-5pm
Performance workshop led by Jennifer Miller

Thursday, 5/19, 10am-5pm
10am-5pm
Interrupting Public Habituation: Creating Public Performances (Part 2) —workshop and street performances led by Ed Woodham (Art in Odd Places)

Friday, 5/10, 10am-5pm
10am-5pm
Hilariouch: Creating Parody and Satire — workshop led by Fulana

Saturday, 5/21, 10am-2pm
10am-2pm
Bodies in Motion — workshop led by Pat Hoffbauer

Sunday, 5/22, 10am-5pm
10am-5pm
Body, Voice, Drama, Dance and Drag — workshop led by Susana Cook

Phase 3: Weekly, 10-2pm (*with some exceptions)

Saturday, 5/28, 10am-1:30pm
Workshop led by George, at PS Studio 
2:00-5:00pm
Workshop led by Ashley Brockington (EM'15), at PS Studio

Saturday 6/4, 10am-2pm 
Workshop led by George, at PS Studio

Saturday, 6/11, 10am-2pm 
Workshop led by George, at PS Studio

Saturday, 6/18, 10am-2pm
Workshop led by George, at PS Studio

Monday, 6/27, 7pm:
PERFORMANCE AT LA MAMA EXPERIMENTAL THEATRE


Saturday, 7/2:
OFF for July 4th holiday

Saturday, 7/9:
Final debrief session with George at PS Studio

**ADDITIONAL SPECIAL DEBRIEF SESSIONS MIGHT BE ADDED AS NEEDED**