The Theatre School at DePaul University and Links Hall
This showcase will feature works-in-progress developed in the theatrical jazz aesthetic during the Theatrical Jazz Institute’s residency at Links Hall from January through May of 2011. Click here for information on each of the artists.
Featuring:Maie Casimir, Ching-In Chen, Misty Deberry, Isaac Fosl – Van Wyke Constance Michelle Leeand Erica Mott.
The theatrical jazz aesthetic borrows many elements from the musical world of jazz – improvisation, process over product, ensemble synthesis, solo virtuosity – and disrupts the traditional conventions of Western theatre using gestural language as counterpoint to the verbal text.