"On this recent afternoon, the 13 Princeton undergraduates in the class "Development of the Multi-skilled Performer" were completing an assignment: choose a short poem and work collaboratively in small groups to adapt the poem, using elements of a genre of theater called actor-musicianship."
The Lewis Center for the Arts will present Selfie Expression, an end-of-semester showing of digital self portraits created by students in the fall Princeton Atelier course, “Pay Attention: The Art of Here and Now,” taught by theater and media director Marianne Weems. The showing will take place on Thursday, December 12 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. in the Marie and Edward Matthews ’53 Acting Studio at 185 Nassau Street. This culminating performance will take the form of a gallery installation, with areas of the Acting Studio devoted to each of the student artists. Visitors are encouraged to come and go throughout the event.
The Lewis Center for the Arts’ Princeton Atelier will present a talk by author and consultant Alex Pang on “Contemplative Computing: Reclaiming Attention in the Age of Distraction” as part of a course entitled “Pay Attention: The Art of Here and Now” being taught by theater director Marianne Weems. The talk will be held on Thursday, November 6 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the James M. Stewart ’32 Theater at 185 Nassau St. and is free and open to the public.
Keller's lecture entitled “Bioville: The City as Superorganism” will be given as part of Marianne Weems' fall 2014 Princeton Atelier course investigating the impact of Twitter, Instagram and the “selfie” on making art
It’s a musical. It’s also a multi-media performance piece and a contemporary thriller. There’s tango, a love interest and continent-hopping environmental intrigue. Both entertaining and informative, The Great Immensity is at the nexus of science and art. The groundbreaking investigative theater group The Civilians uses the production to focus on the quintessential question of our time: How can we change our society to solve the enormous environmental challenges we confront?