Pleased to announce that Dancing Monkey’s short film THE VOID will be screened at the Calgary Expo Comics & Entertainment followed by a Q&A session with Melissa Tuplin and Mike Czuba. 3pm Saturday April 27th in the Quarter Horse room. THE VOID is based on Dancing Monkey Laboratories’ original performance piece, ‘Humanoid – A LOVE […]Read More The Void at the Calgary Expo
On February 25th to 27th, 2019, Nickel & Dime, the student run theatre company at the University of Calgary’s School of Creative and Performing Arts, produced “Like Tom Cruise Loves Running” by Mike Czuba, and they did a fantastic job. There was much laughter and so much running. An immediate, physical, Meta-Theatrical, one-act play, with […]Read More So Much Running!!
Le Salon Des Refusés #3 happened at KOI, on January 3oth, and it was out of this world! The Dancing Monkey Players presented Shaniqua and the Space Queen by Mike Czuba. A lost gem from the early 2000’s… Gem I tell you! The Dancing Monkey Players are: Michelle Brandenburg, Lonni Olson, Constantine X. Anastasakis, Filsan Dualeh, […]Read More Monkeys – In – Space!!
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
Like Tom Cruise Loves Running A New One-Act play by Mike Czuba firstname.lastname@example.org © 2018 An immediate, physical, Meta-Theatrical, one-act play, with 3 people, 3 chairs, much running and a struggle to answer the question: “How do you love?” Three people, actors, characters meet in a space that looks similar to a theatre stage. Grand […]Read More ‘LIKE TOM CRUISE LOVES RUNNING’
In the time honoured, Rock&Roll tradition ( See Kiss ), The Monkeys are going to spend a little time on some solo gigs: various theatre, dance and music things, teaching – across the freakin’ country, community building and more schoolin’. Monkey works will arrive, here and there, as art-things are hard to stop doing, but […]Read More Solo Projects.
On June 2nd, Monkey scientist Mike Czuba gave the plenary address titled “Our Own Witnesses” at WP Puppet Theatre’s Puppet Power conference at the University of Calgary. Here’s the text… When we talk about story as a general concept, we often look to the past; Myths, legends, history, real and manufactured. The structure of these […]Read More A Monkey walks into a Puppet conference…