Of Water and Wings is a multimedia devised theatre piece that combines original text and interactive devised theatre to explore personal ambition and collaborative agency. Set at a cutting edge start-up specializing in customizable wing capsules, the piece wrestles with the human desire to make memorable change and investigates modern society’s tendency towards the commodification of empathy.
We're looking for ensemble-driven creators to join the Mentalhaus Ensemble! This project will be rehearsed and performed in-person and livestreamed nightly to our national audience. Ensemble members will play an active part in creating the material used in the final performances. EveryBODY encouraged to apply. Mentalhaus is dedicated to building an ensemble of people who posses neuro, physical and cultural diversity.
At this time we are looking for candidates based in Chicago.
This is a paid work beginning with a $100 stipend.
Choose one or both prompts. Video submissions should not exceed five minutes.
Devise a short physical sequence that conveys the action of “flight” to your audience. This could be anything from an instructional video to dance choreography to a comedic interaction with a prop or object of your choosing.
You can speak the text, interpret the text into movement, translate it into music (or any other art form of your choosing).
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We will be bringing in collaborative artists for our show 2020-21 season performance "Of Water and Wings." Details will be emailed as soon as possible.
We are an interdisciplinary ensemble interested in engaging artists and administrators who possess a wide variety of talents. We will never discriminate based on gender identity, race or sexuality.