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…
On May 3rd to the 6th of 2018 – Karl Nimeni is not Dead – I Killed Karl Nimeni will be returning to the stage. In association with Theatre Junction Grand’s NEXT STAGE series, Dancing Monkey will continue to investigate the strange and mysterious arrest and interrogation of the writer Charles Fleming. If you have to ask if […]Read More A Sneak Peek
In preparation for Dancing Monkey’s upcoming production of Karl Nimeni is not Dead – I Killed Karl Nimeni, Mike Czuba shared some thoughts with Intermission Magazine about process, making art and identifying as an artist. Forever Emerging “I’ve been an artist for so long that there is very little separation between my art and my […]Read More A little reading: FOREVER EMERGING
An international call was sent out to Nimenists far and wide to participate in the trailer for Dancing Monkey Laboratories new production of Karl Nimeni is not Dead – I Killed Karl Nimeni. May 3rd to the 6th, Calgary, AB. Presented by Theatre Junction Grand’s Next Stage series. *Karl Nimeni has yet to respond. Participants: […]Read More Karl Nimeni is not Dead – Trailer 2018
January 31st – 2018. Cafe Koi. Le Salon des Refusé returns for its 2nd evening of ridiculous material. Our first evening presented AFTER US THE SAVAGE GOD in 2016. This time out we present WAITING FOR GORDO by Mike Czuba. (Cast to be finalized – but rumour has it the band is getting back together.) […]Read More Le Salon des Refusés #2
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.