During our residency at The Grand in Calgary for their TJLAB sessions we invited filmmaker Kevin Dong to join us in the space and capture some moments of the Monkeys at work. #webeginwithanemptystudio is a short documentary to introduce ourselves at Dancing Monkey Laboratories. We are interested in researching, exploring, discovering and deconstructing what performance can […]Read More We Begin.
We wanted to make a separate post for this to make it easier to find. With all the digital offerings out right now, this production can be used as a foundational structure and style. Dancing Monkey is going to continue to explore this platform, even when we can re-engage with live audiences. We will construct […]Read More LIKE TOM CRUISE LOVES RUNNING – Full Show
This will no doubt be the first of many addendums to the Digital Theatre Manifesto I wrote back in January for Intermission Magazine. Artists, when you are contracted by a festival or a production entity or even an academic institution, to film and stream your work, either live or to be broadcast at a later […]Read More Digital Manifesto: Addendum #1
On March 19th, South Simcoe Theatre presented a streamed reading of Mike Czuba’s full length work AFTER MOURNING, a play about Johanna Bonger, the woman who saved Vincent vanGogh’s art. Cast & Production Team of After Mourning Top Row L to R: Jason Wilson (Theo van Gogh/Johan Cohen-Gosschalk), Diana Poulsen (Narrator/Director), Angie Carnegie (Johanna Bonger, older)Bottom Row […]Read More AFTER MOURNING in Ontario.
I wrote a piece for Intermission Magazine detailing some of the discoveries we made as a collective during the process of making Like Tom Cruise Loves Running. Link can also be found HERE. “Online performances are probably going to be watched while wearing sweatpants in your home, where all your other paid streaming services live—not […]Read More New Article at Intermission Magazine.
From Sept 16 to 19, observationOne, a collaboration between Mike Czuba of Dancing Monkey, Tim Nguyen from TimNguyen.co and Wil KNoll from unit2studios, got together to investigate what theatre means in the middle of a global pandemic. How can we as Artists continue to create, continue to share, and continue grow when more than 6 […]Read More We’ll Always Have The Running