(S A D   B O Y S)

LENGTH: 45 MINUTES - WITH OPTION TO ABBREVIATE
PERFORMERS: 4-5
PREMIERE: 2015 JACOB'S PILLOW DANCE FESTIVAL
DORIS DUKE THEATRE
LIGHTING DESIGN: JENNIFER REISER
COSTUME DESIGN: JONATHAN CAMPBELL AND AUSTIN DIAZ
MASK DESIGN: CAITLIN TAYLOR

 

ABOUT THE WORK

FANTASY, STOICISM, FEAR, SEXUALITY, AND OTHERNESS ALL SURROUND (SAD BOYS). INSPIRED BY THE TEXT OF ALLEN GINSBERG, THE WORK REVEALS ONE'S DESIRE TO RETURN TO THE BODY IN WHICH THEY WERE BORN. A BODY FREE. A BODY SHUT OFF OF SOCIETY'S EXPECTATIONS. (SAD BOYS) SEEKS POWER IN THE NAMELESS.

 

(SAD BOYS) WAS CREATED IN PART DURING A CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT RESIDENCY AT JACOB'S PILLOW DANCE FESTIVAL, WITH SUPPORT FROM THE JACOB'S PILLOW DANCE AWARD INITIATIVE.

 

PHOTOCHRISTOPHER DUGGAN AT JACOB'S PILLOW DANCE FESTIVAL