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Animal Turn Cluster Performance | Deke Weaver's TIGER

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
IPRH Animal Turn Research Cluster and the Krannert Art Museum
Location
Krannert Art Museum, Lower Level Auditorium—Room 62 (500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign)
Date
Nov 7, 2019   7:00 pm  
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Originating Calendar
Humanities Research Institute (HRI)

TIGER is the 5th performance from Deke Weaver’s life-long Unreliable Bestiary project: a performance for each letter of the alphabet, each letter represented by an endangered animal or
habitat. Built for small theaters, living rooms, and barns, TIGER is more intimate than sprawling older brothers MONKEY, ELEPHANT, WOLF, and BEAR. Part Spalding Gray, part Laurie Anderson, TIGER might feel like a travelogue, a séance, a Parisian salon: dark thoughtful humor for the anthropocene. Written, performed, and codirected by Deke Weaver, TIGER’s award-winning collaborators include codirector/dramaturg Jayne Wenger, costume designer Susan Becker, sound designer Jacob Ross, and visual artist Melissa Pokorny. (Production bios.)

Krannert Art Museum is the last show of the Fall 2019 tour. If you will need disablity-related accomodations in order to participate in the program/event, please contatct Jamie Jones at jajones@illinois.edu. Early requests strongly encouraged.

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