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
We are pleased to announce that Mike Czuba’s latest One-Act play, ‘Clean Up on Aisle Go Fuck Yourself‘ will premiere at the Calgary Fringe, in August, 2020. It’s going to get loud. “Clean up on Aisle Go Fuck Yourself” is a conceptual MixTape in the form of a play – surreal, absurd, offensive and uncomfortable […]Read More Dancing Monkey will ask you to Go F#@K Yourself at the Calgary Fringe, 2020.
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
“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
Dancing Monkey Laboratories in partnership with Glenbow Museum, will host a staged reading of Mike Czuba’s new work, AFTER MOURNING, a play about Johanna Bonger, the woman who saved Van Gogh. The event will take place in their theatre space on November 3rd at 2pm. In 1924, a man from London’s National Gallery visits Johanna […]Read More A Reading at Glenbow Museum
A new one act by Mike Czuba. “Clean up on Aisle Go Fuck Yourself” is a conceptual MixTape in the form of a play – surreal, absurd, offensive and uncomfortable in a poor-theatre style. Topics jump randomly fast between themselves, never settling, never completing, just building on top of themselves testing what it means to […]Read More Clean Up on Aisle Go F#ck Yourself
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!