WaxFactory recently invited performers and hand2mouth theater company from Portland, Oregon in New York City to develop and discuss ideas for STRANGE JOY as part of the Network of Ensemble Theaters Exchange Grant
“to build on and deepen existing relationships through shared activity and peer-to-peer learning” with WaxFactory and hand2mouth Theater. WaxFactory also received a Art New York Space Grant
for the week long intensive.
Workshop participants included: Carmel Amit, Ben Thys, April Sweeney, Jun Kim, Jordan Stanley, Melody Bates , Ean Sheehy, Carlo Marks, Kestrel Leah, Raymond Brahmi, Michael Sugarman, Marla Phalen, Lucky Gretzinger, Reneé Gerardo, Cat DeAngelis Olson, Jon Burklund, Gillian Chadsey, Gabriella Hiatt and Natalie Thomas.
Dramaturg: Jess Drake (hand2mouth)
Advisors/Collaborators: Ivan Talijancic (Artistic co-Director of WaxFactory)
, Jonathan Walters (Artistic Director of hand2mouth)