Roles 4 Women are working with the idea of the Modern Fairy Tale as a theme for the next series of Experiments in Performance events, coming up in the Spring. Recently, during one very meditative afternoon, Liz and Jen play with a storyline idea inside of a virtual garden in Second Life.
Here are some images from our Experiments in Performance presentation at the Reject Room in 2008. For this event artists presented readings from new and experimental work. Featured work by Liz Solo, Vanessa Mary Wade, Anthony Brenton and John C. Goodman. Liz Solo reads from her published piece The House is Their Cage, (T.O.F.U. Magazine).
We have just found a disc with some more images from some of our Reject Room presentations of the Experiments in Performance Series. The performances took place both live at the Reject Room and live inside the virtual replica of the Reject Room built in the simulated environments of the Odyssey Simulator in Second Life.
Liz Solo’s feature-length play Melody Neglected, developed through Roles 4 Women’s 2008 Script Development Workshops, has now been accepted as part of Resource Center for the Arts Theatre Company’s Write On developmental process. Melody Neglected features a large cast with many roles for women and for young people. The workshop is being led by illustrious
Liz Solo and Jen Skywalker would like to wish everyone a Happy World Theatre Day! Today also marks the Fourth Anniversary for Roles 4 Women. As a special WTD project Liz and Jen will be disseminating the World Theatre Day message all day in virtual space – in particular the online environments of Second Life.
Liz Solo and Jen Skywalker performing a City Council Report routine live at the Ship Pub during the third “Experiments in Performance” Cabaret. Jenny is still in costume from her presentation of scenes from her play “And As For Her”. photo by Randy Cahill
Roles 4 Women have been experimenting in online virtual worlds such as Second Life, exploring new concepts and possibilities for performances in virtual space. Images below feature Liz Solo reading from new work simultaneously in Second Life and live at the Reject Room in St. John’s. From Roles 4 Women Experiments in Performance Series, 2008.
The lovely Coco Love Alcorn improvises with Liz Solo and Jen Skywalker at the Experiments in Performance Little Time Cabaret at the Rose and Thistle. Coco Love also performed a glorious musical set later in the evening.