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
For those of you who could not make the performance, grab a cafe, or a drink, settle in, and check out the show. **We’re looking into festival opportunities, or, if you’re interested in the material for your own production, give us a shout – email@example.comRead More KARL NIMENI – The Show.
On April 11th. Dancing Monkey had a little get together at Village Brewery’s Tap Room to celebrate the past 5 years of work and to bring together many of the artists we’ve had the honour of working with. Before the pics, here’s a list of those artists: Larry Lamont, Laura Allen, Steven Evanik, Jason Galeos, […]Read More The Un-Birthday
On January 31st, the Dancing Monkey Players presented Le Salon Des Refusés #2 at Cafe Koi, reading Mike Czuba’s play/screenplay/something called WAITING FOR GORDO*. Introducing the Dancing Monkey Players (left to right on the stage: ‘Original’ Filsan Dualeh, Michelle Brandenburg, Dean Combitsis, Wil Knoll, Lonni Olson and Melissa Tuplin. (pics by Leon Schwesinger) There were hats! […]Read More WE FOUND BIGFOOT!!
On November 29th, the Dancing Monkey crew was invited to present their performance video GOOD FORTUNE DRINKS TOO MUCH at LATE NIGHT AT THE PLAZA. We felt very comfortable in their special brand of madness. We also discovered that monkeys fit quite snuggly on questionable chesterfields. Pics from Wise Photo.Read More Monkeys on Late Night.
“The characters in Mike Czuba’s new tragi-comedy “I AM I” may state in frustration that they hate postmodernism, but the show owns its very appeal to this fragmented, and yet strangely cohesive genius of narrative.” Lucian Tion, Amsterdam Fringe – 2013 FOUND HERE.“…If you spent the entirety of Waiting for Godot wondering when the hell […]Read More I AM I – “Montreal playwright’s anti-narrative aesthetic”