Adrenaline, Eyesight and Uncertainty

New Works by Laura Heit and Susan Simpson

Friday, July 15, 2011 - 8:00pm
Saturday, July 16, 2011 - 8:00pm


Presented by Automata and the Velaslavasay Panorama, the evenings presentations will include:

Bureau of Small Requests: The Department of Uncertainty
The first in a 76-part series of tabletop toy theater shrines that use puppetry and projection to invoke a sense of ritual, poetry, pathology and supplication to an individual hope or fear. This project draws inspiration from a visit to the the Taoist Dongyue Temple in Beijing and the 76 departments of the Taoist Pantheon.
Written and Designed by: Laura Heit
Performed by: Laura Heit, Moira MacDonald

A sensorial exploration of adrenalin, aggression, remote viewing and being American, with puppets and electric guitar.
Conceived and Directed by: Susan Simpson
Performed by: DanRae Wilson, Juliana (J.P.) Parr, Brent Johnson, Kristy Baltezore, and Emily Oliveira
Sound Design by: Kari Rae Seekins
Music by: Eric Potter

Deep Dark
A new short film by Laura Heit with live vocal incantations by Emily Lacy.

Word of Advisement: This work is not suitable for young children.