Dancing Monkey is pleased to present the fourth installment of Le Salon des Refusés, a staged reading of ridiculous plays and screenplays by Mike Czuba. This time out we present PLAY DEAD. Another lost gem from the early 2000’s . The screenplay however was not fully ‘refusé’. It was optioned (twice!) and provided a trip to the […]Read More Le Salon des Refusés # 4
Following a very successful premiere presentation at Glenbow Museum, AFTER MOURNING, a play about Johanna Bonger, the woman who saved van Gogh’s art for the world, will have two staged readings in the coming months. January 19th in Red Deer, Alberta, by the Red Deer Players. The reading will take place at 12:00 noon in the Snell […]Read More Upcoming Staged Readings of 'AFTER MOURNING'
On November 3rd Dancing Monkey Laboratories, in participation with Glenbow Museum, presented a premiere staged reading of Mike Czuba’s new play AFTER MOURNING. The story of Johanna Bonger, the woman who saved Van Gogh. Performers:Amy Sawka, Michelle Brandenberg, Wil Knoll, Christopher Tuplin and Caitlyn Milot.Projection Design: Beth KatesTechnical Support Michael LuongImages: Nicole Logan Click HERE to […]Read More AFTER MOURNING: A Reading
The Monkey’s very own Nathaniel Schmidt and his collaborator David Burnett have been nominated for TWO Western Canadian Music awards! Instrumental Artist of the Year for our album “Oh Thank God You’re Here” which was the soundtrack for our Night Play Karl Nimeni is not Dead – I Killed Karl NImeni And Visual Media Composer […]Read More NOMINATIONS!
Dancing Monkey Laboratories is thrilled to be able to promote the haunting and beautiful music from our last production of Karl Nimeni is Not Dead – I Killed Karl Nimeni by long-time collaborators Nathaniel Schmidt and David Burnett, otherwise known as SIGNS & LETTERS. Oh Thank God You’re Here scores the surrealist and cerebral live performance […]Read More “Oh Thank God You’re Here” – Sounds for KARL NIMENI
This new music will debut as part of Meghann Michalsky‘s new choreography, REAWAKEN, that will premiere at Springboard Performance’s FLUID FEST on October 26th and 27th, 2018. Composed by David Burnett and Nathaniel Schmidt Engineered by Warren Tse Produced by Warren Tse and Donovan Seidle Donovan Seidle – First Violin Laura Red – Second Violin […]Read More REAWAKEN – New Music by Nathaniel Schmidt and David Burnett
Musician, composer and Dancing Monkey, Nathaniel Schmidt, has been working with Project InTandem, creating the score to RESIDUE created by Meghann Michalsky & Matt Hall. Project InTandem is a double-bill dance theatre production – the performances will take place at the Pumphouse Theatre in Calgary from November 9 to November 11. Along with RESIDUE, the event will […]Read More New Music from Nathaniel Schmidt