“Some plays are symphonies, some are pop songs, and we can’t label one as better than the other. Now I don’t believe I am on any level close to Prince as far as pure talent is concerned, but I’ve borrowed some of his processes: make work, make a lot of work, get it to where […]Read More ‘How Prince Made Me a Better Playwright’, new article at Intermission Magazine
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 email@example.com © 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.