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The End, Light Blue

Shoot The Lobster
540 West 29th Street, 212-560-0670
July 5 - July 5, 2012
Reception: Thursday, July 5, 7 - 11 PM
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Shoot The Lobster is pleased to announce The End, Light Blue, an ensemble performance composed by Juan Antonio Olivares and Eve Essex, on July 5th, 2012 at 7 pm.

Drawing from the possibility of translation between image and sound, Olivares and Essex have created a visual and text-based score inspired by post-production foley techniques. With the consultation of Marko Costanzo, a veteran Hollywood foley artist (Brokeback Mountain, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, Ice Age), the artists have reinterpreted cinematic sound effects as a system of musical elements.

Ten performers cycle through a variety of roles ranging from quotidian gestures to highly choreographed musical events. Everyday sounds are meticulously recreated by a small ensemble of instrumentalists; physical actions are dramatically and rhythmically amplified. A series of seemingly senseless events cue reactions within the group, in an evolving and organic accretion of sound.

Furniture by Valerie Keane. Performers: Leila Bordreuil (cello), Theo Di Castri, Eve Essex, Alex Field, Jeremy Fischer, Ted Gordon (viola), Nicole Louie, Matt Marble, James Mercer, Juan Antonio Olivares.

Special thanks to Marko Costanzo.
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