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Reconstruction Artists Q&A: Rachel Chavkin & Zhailon Levingston

Our fourth episode of our Reconstruction Artist Q&A features our brilliant co-directors Rachel Chavkin and Zhailon Levingston. In this episode, Rachel and Zhailon discuss “wildness” and how it applies to the Reconstruction room, as well as adapting to freelance life in the middle of the pandemic. To turn on video captions, click the button marked […]

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Reconstruction Artist Q&A: JJJJJerome Ellis & Zhailon Levingston

Our third episode of our Reconstruction Artist Q&A, features artists JJJJJerome Ellis and Zhailon Levingston. In this episode, JJJJJerome and Zhailon discuss what “role” means in our rehearsal room and in the world, things that are currently haunting JJJJJerome, and the creation of a “brave space”. To turn on video captions, click the button marked […]

The TEAM is hiring!

The TEAM is looking for a temporary Associate Producer this fall and winter while our Producing Director is on parental leave. Information below – please apply by October 16, 2020! Associate Producer Status: Hourly, Part-Time, TemporaryLocation: BrooklynStart Date: mid-November, 2020End Date: mid-March, 2021Reports To: Producing Director & Interim Producing DirectorSalary: $20 per hour; 16 hours […]

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Reconstruction Artist Q&A: Jhanaë Bonnick & Rachel Chavkin

Our second interview is with artists Jhanaë Bonnick and Rachel Chavkin In this interview, Jhanaë discusses with Rachel things such as how directing works in the Reconstruction room, research material they are both obsessed with, and mentorship. To turn on video captions, click the button marked “CC.” For the full interview transcript please read below. […]

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Reconstruction Artist Q&A: Jhanaë Bonnick & JJJJJerome Ellis

We’ve started a small interview series with some of our extraordinary artists working on Reconstruction (Still Working but the Devil Might Be Inside). In this first video, writers and artists JJJJJerome Ellis and Jhanaë Bonnick discuss past Reconstruction development, the crucial work Jhanaë has been doing during the pandemic, and quarantine baking. To turn on […]

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Quince in the News!

We are delighted by the write-ups that our Petri Project, Quince received. It was a delight to work with Camilo Quiroz-Vazquez and Ellpetha Tsivicos on their work and exploring the ways we can safely enjoy live theater during the pandemic. Check out the post for press articles!

Up next: Outdoor performances of our Petri Project, Quince

This month, we’ll be supporting our Petri Project, Quince with outdoor socially distanced public performances that integrate COVID-19 safety precautions into the world of the show. Quince, written and created by Camilo Quiroz-Vazquez and directed and created by Ellpetha Tsivicos, is an immersive theatrical experience where we invite audiences to enter a not-so-traditional quinceañera featuring […]

A RoosevElvis Reunion Reading to benefit the Emergency Release Fund

On August 1, we’re reuniting the extraordinary artists from the TEAM’s beloved show RoosevElvis for a live-streamed reunion reading via Play Per View. Tickets to the reading and 100% of the proceeds after artists feeds will benefit the Emergency Release Fund. Get your tickets here.

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15 Commitments on our responsibilities and accountability to racial equity and justice

June 2, 2020 15 Commitments (+ Counting) and the Context For Them Note: THIS IS A LIVING DOCUMENT AND IT WILL CONTINUE TO GROW AND CHANGE. The events of this past week, and this past spring, which pile upon the raw sedimentary layers upon layers of violence done to Black people in America since 1619, […]

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“We shouldn’t have to be murdered to prove that Black people are divine” by Zhailon Levingston

We would like to share this article in RaceBaitr, written by Zhailon Levingston, the Associate Director of Reconstruction and Primer for a Failed Superpower. Zhailon Levingston is a Louisiana raised writer, director, performing artist, and activist. He co-founded #WORDSONWHITE, an arts and activism campaign based in New York from 2016-2018. He recently directed “Neptune” at Dixon Place and the Brooklyn Museum, “The Years That Went […]

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