Bilingual: A Movement Workshop
Join us in July for an exciting workshop for actors, directors, dancers, and anybody who likes to move their body!

In BILINGUAL, Jivko Jeliazkov – artistic director of Europe’s famed
Derida Dance Center – will share his award-winning techniques with New York theatre artists for the first time. Focusing on the relationship between physical language and verbal language, Bilingual will give participants new ways to access meaning and expression through the dual codes of body and text…whether in harmony or opposition.
Mr. Jeliazkov’s methods enable artists to unlock surprising possibilities between their physical selves and the text, the space, and other performers.  Bilingual will hand students the keys to unexpected depths of meaning in their future projects.

Workshop Schedule (you must attend all dates)
Monday July 10th, 6.30-10.30pm
Tuesday  July 11th, 6.30-10.30pm
Wednesday July 12th, 6.30-10.30pm
Thursday July 13th, 6.30-10.30pm
Friday July 14th, 6.30-10.30pm
Saturday July 15th, 12-5.30pm (includes final presentation)

Workshop Fee: $249
(Discounts available for SDC, AEA and Drama League members, plus Directors Project alumni)
7/10/2017 6:30 PM
On Loss and Mice and Monsters and Love

Monday July 17 at 7:00PM

Join Claire and Hugh expertly avoid emotional baggage, navigate painful interactions with exes, all while tackling a mouse infestation. Amid the increasing number of small furry corpses that they've concealed in strategic hiding places, Clare and Hugh struggle to ignore the secrets between them and the overpowering odor of the infestation casualties around them.

Artist in Residence: Lauren Z. Adleman

General Admission: $5

7/17/2017 7:00 PM
The Tragedy of Recognition

Monday July 31 at 7:00PM

This modern-day Greek tragedy explores the politics of gender and sexuality within the context of the pursuit of Fame, and the sacrifices that come with it. The production includes a Chorus “We The People”, and incorporates a multitude of styles of verse, multimedia, movement and a fluid sense of time, Tragedy seeks to provide an intimate story with far reaching, universal implications.

Artist in Residence: Sam Underwood

General Admission: $5

7/31/2017 7:00 PM
Monday August 7 at 7:00PM

Drawn from Shakespeare’s War of the Roses tetralogy, this play follows Margaret d’Anjou from meek princess to fierce warrior, strategist, leader, and finally lone, mad woman. This boldly reframed political history gives focus to women who made great impact, yet held little agency. Margaret provides opportunities for meaty female roles, new female narratives, and a strong feminist perspective while using only Shakespeare’s original text.

Artist in Residence: Natalie Novacek

General Admission: $5

8/7/2017 7:00 PM

Monday September 11 at 7:00PM

Baal is a poet. A murderer. He has an insatiable appetite and drinks too much. Baal likes a boy. Baal is afraid. Written by Bertolt Brecht when he was just 20 years old, Baal is the story of a provocative and daring young artist trapped by his own ambitions, hungry for new experiences, and a never ending desire to conquer it all.

Artist in Residence: Alex Tobey

General Admission: $5

9/11/2017 7:00 PM

Friday October 13 at 7:00PM

In this spare version of Ibsen’s epic drama about a lost soul’s fantastical quest to find himself, the ensemble works together to portray Peer Gynt (or is it Peter?) and the people he meets, invents, and becomes.

Artist in Residence: Victoria Crutchfield

General Admission: $5

10/13/2017 7:00 PM
Rough Draft Season Pass 2017
See all ten shows for $40!

11/29/2017 7:00 PM
The Triumphant
Thursday November 30 at 7:00PM

This new investigative theatre piece tells the untold story of gays and lesbians living in Egypt today. Devised by a collective of New York-based Egyptian-American theatre artists, the piece adapts an “interview theatre” model inspired by The Civilians to examine the lives, loves, challenges, and triumphs of being homosexual in one of the world’s largest Muslim countries.

Artist in Residence: Kareem Fahmy

General Admission: $5

11/30/2017 7:00 PM

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