Becky Baumwoll & David Jenkins of “See Reverse”

Broken Box Mime Theater presents SEE REVERSEListen in as performers Becky Baumwoll and David Jenkins of Broken Box Mime Theater discuss working in the brand-new Gural Theatre in midtown, starting from naturalistic acting, how the company makes an evening from a series of smaller pieces, mime as free jazz, paring down your gestures to streamline a story through movement, wearing matching shoes, when giving line readings is ok (and preferred), and why you might want to rehearse with an audience.

“…something about the efficiency unlocks a huge amount of possibility for us as storytellers…there’s something about not having words that invites the audience to really immerse themselves in what’s happening. And, when you are building invisible objects, or interacting with an invisible costume, or a prop, the audience, in order to understand, has to fill in that blank…We’re using your imagination as our palette to create the story…”

Broken Box Mime Theater presents

See Reverse

thru March 5, 2017

Jeffrey & Paula Gural Theatre
A.R.T./New York Theatres
502 W. 53rd Street
Manhattan

tickets: $25 in advance (via BrownPaperTickets), $30 at the door

Broken Box Mime Theater presents SEE REVERSE, photo by Bjorn Bolinder Broken Box Mime Theater presents SEE REVERSE, photo by Bjorn Bolinder Broken Box Mime Theater presents SEE REVERSE, photo by Bjorn Bolinder Broken Box Mime Theater presents SEE REVERSE, photo by Bjorn Bolinderphotos by Bjorn Bolinder

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