The New Director Series includes two landmark shows Social/(anti)Social and Out of Hiding
Social/(anti)Social (2017) was part of Grey Box Collective's New Director Series. This performance was an immersive dance theatre piece that explores social interaction and personal identity within the aesthetic of a night club.
The piece was developed to engage audience participants in social dance and moments of play.
Out of Hiding
As part of Grey Box Collective's New Director Series in 2017 and 2018, 'Out of Hiding' explored challenges surrounding mental health and the difficulties of seeking and providing support. Digging into questions and experiences surrounding mental illness, this piece will uses movement and text to discover a brave space and shared language to explore questions and experiences of mental illness. Out of Hiding is ultimately about being seen, being known, and being caught by the grace of others. It is about finding our voice.
If you would like to see more: Highlights
Social/(anti)Social was directed by Thomas J. Underdal, and performed by Chelsea McCasland and Lauren Scott.
2017 ensemble: Directed by Anya Hernandez, Performers: Aleczandra Houston and Hannah Swim, Production: Ethan Mckeny.
2018 ensemble: Directed by Anya Hernandez, performed by James Olguin, Jisun Myung, Lauren Scott, and Muneera Batool.