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Half Straddle: Here I Go, pt. 2 of You

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No Longer Showing.

The reclamation of spaces, ideas, and paradigms by female-identified and informed bodies and queer bodies embodying feminist ethos MUST be made paramount at this moment in American Life. Half Straddle’s Here I Go, pt. 2 of You is an open work period and colloquy that encompasses rehearsals and showings of new theater and video work; the launch of an online journal of performance writing; public lectures; and communal zine-making activities that will act as accessible discussion periods. Here I Go, pt. 2 of You engages company members, peers, and their artistic heroes to expand critical artistic discourse to interrogate and reflect on how we codify; and to consider why various performances are made and ask what their making means at this time. The installation includes art work by John Davis and Heidi Hahn, and is designed by Parker Lutz and Tina Satter. Organized by Lumi Tan as part of The Kitchen L.A.B.: Position. 

March 8–18

Installation on view March 9–18, Tuesday–Saturday, 11am–6pm 

All programs are free. Please keep checking this page for schedule updates. 

Speaker Schedule:
Wednesday, March 8
7pm Janee Ojaiko + Isaiah Quinones: “Queer, Poor, and A Lot to Perform”
8pm Ariel Goldberg: “Notes on the Estrangement Principle”

Thursday, March 9
6pm Jennifer Krasinski: “A Raincheck to Oblivion”
7pm Jess Barbagallo: “I Prefer Not To”

Friday, March 10
6pm Talia Kwartler: “The First Papers of Women”
7pm Cecilia Gentili: “Jesus Changed My Life”
8pm Jeremy O. Harris: “ALLOW & WOW, a rumination on my understanding of my family’s criticisms of my plays last week; or why Scott Heller should hire Veronica Howerton, my mother, to replace Charles Isherwood.”

Saturday, March 11
5pm Lumi Tan: “Being a Good Woman in the Art World”

Monday, March 13
2pm Tina Satter + Jess Barbagallo

Tuesday, March 14 (CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER-PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR SCHEDULE UPDATES)
5pm Kaneza Schaal
6pm Claudia Rankine + Casey Llewellyn: “Writing for the stage while negotiating whiteness”
7pm Jess Barbagallo

Wednesday, March 15 

6:15 p.m. Jess Barbagallo, Casey Llewellyn, + Tina Satter: “What Can We Say: A Conversation on Making with Jess, Casey, & Tina”

Thursday, March 16
7pm Emily Davis: “John Davis: For All I Know”

Friday, March 17 

5pm Branden Jacobs-Jenkins: “THINGS FORMERLY LOCATED ON MY CHEST"
5:30pm Heidi Hahn: “The Body is Not Essential”
6:15pm Karen Sherman: “From K-Hole to Glory Hole”

Saturday, March 18
1:30–3:30pm Zine-Making Workshop with Enver Chakartash, Hanna Lea Novak, and Naomi Raddatz
4pm Julia Jarcho: “Negativity (and Theater)”
5pm Sarah Schulman: “CONFLICT IS NOT ABUSE: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility and the Duty of Repair”
6:30pm James Allister Sprang: “Black Genius knows this crossroads”

Open Rehearsals:
Thursday, March 9
11am–1pm (New work by Half Straddle)

Friday, March 10
11am–1pm (Dance rehearsal)

Tuesday, March 14
11am–1pm (New work by Half Straddle)

Wednesday, March 15
11am–1pm (Dance rehearsal)

Saturday, March 18 
11am–1pm (New work by Half Straddle)

Half Straddle: Here I go, pt. 2 of You is made possible with support from The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation, VIA Art Fund, and National Endowment for the Arts; annual grants from Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation and Howard Gilman Foundation; and in part by public funds from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

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