New – *PAGE ONE – REPRISE

The latest instalment of *PAGE ONE:  Actor Tristan D. Lalla reading p.39 of REPRISE by Mike Czuba. **Page One is a video initiative by Dancing Monkey Laboratories to connect with actors, dancers, designers, and anyone else really, to read the first page of one of Mike Czuba’s plays (*or – a page from anywhere in […]

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Humanoid Workshop Video.

For those who could not make it to the TJLab outcome on December 1st. Here is a video* of the evenings work. Theatre Junction‘s TJlab sessions are an invaluable opportunity for artists and collectives like ours to have the ability to explore new material at a high level, within a beautiful, intimate space, with lights, […]

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A Savage God in Calgary.

October 18th – Dancing Monkey Laboratories presents a staged reading of Mike Czuba’s play: AFTER US THE SAVAGE GOD. “A play that speaks directly to our current political environment. One part (un)historical biography – one part biting satire on our modern media.” **Warning: Contains Adult language, fluids and depravity. The readers are: Michelle BRANDENBURG, Lonni […]

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A Review from Chicago.

A review from Bob  Lichtenbert (meaninginart.org) of Mike Czuba’s Satie et Cocteau. Produced by Genesis Theatrical Productions. Directed by Elayne LeTraunik. Featuring: Scott Purdy as Cocteau and Dwight Sora as The Actor (Satie) “Satie et Cocteau” by Genesis Theatrical Productions (Meaning Grade: 89%) features surrealist poet Jean Cocteau’s attempting to deal with the death of his friend, the composer Eric […]

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LO-FI ACTING – Initial thoughts (the research continues)

LO-FI Acting and the Search for a Relevant Aesthetic By Mike Czuba For Dancing Monkey Laboratories Lo-fi (adjectival form “low-fidelity”) describes a sound recording which contains technical flaws that make the recording sound different compared with the live sound being recorded, such as distortion, hum, background noise, or limited frequency response.[1] “So we come to the question of the Actor as […]

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