Ghost Road Company (Los Angeles) and Warsaw Bauhaus Foundation (Warsaw) present an international real-time collaboration: original works of dance, theatre and film, created to respond to the work of maverick Polish composer and playwright Boguslaw Schaeffer livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 23 November 2020 at 12 p.m. (Los Angeles) and 9 p.m. (Warsaw).
In Warsaw, under the auspices of Aurea Porta — a Polish non-profit organization devoted to disseminating the legacy of Boguslaw Schaeffer’s work through artistic projects—well-known actors Lidia Bogaczówna, Izabela Warykiewicz, Marcel Wiercichowski, Sean Palmer, Witold Jurewicz, and musicians Włodek Pawlik, Michał Urbaniak,Michael Patches Stewart, Janusz Radek, Marcin Wyrostek with Tango Corazon (Piotr Zaufal, Krzysztof Nowakowski, Mateusz Adamczyk, Daniel Popiałkiewicz) will perform Schaeffer’s work Era Schaeffera, while Los Angeles-based actors Peter Mark, Anthony Nikolchev, Paul Outlaw, Izabella Miko and Jessica Emmanuel will interpret an original script adapted from several Schaeffer's plays by the project’s longtime director, Maciej Sobociński performing in situ at REDCAT | CalArts theatre.
Noted Los Angeles choreographers Heidi Duckler, Laurie Sefton and Micaela Taylor are each creating dance films shot in unique outdoor locations in which company members perform short works inspired by or accompanied by Schaeffer's music. This ninety-minute live stream from Warsaw and Los Angeles will consist of simultaneous performances being mixed live by the theatre director as a veritable VJ.
Media patronage: Polish Music Information Centre POLMIC.