Raja Feather Kelly : WEDNESDAY (RCA In-Process)

Feb 6, 2020 at 7:30 pm

@New York Live Arts Theater

Tickets start at $15

WEDNESDAY (RCA In-Process)

 

In this new creation WEDNESDAY, the members of Raja Feather Kelly and the feath3r theory, search for the true motivations and outcome behind the bank robbery in the 1975 cinematic-drama Dog Day Afternoon. Kelly and the feath3r theory dismantle the film by re-centering the story on Liz Eden, for whom the character Leon in the fllm is loosely based, and the reason why the character Sonny conspires to rob a bank: to fund Eden’s sex change [sic]. This dance-theatre speculative documentary WEDNESDAY is a queer-fantasia where music, movement, and speech are inseparable.


Raja Feather Kelly is the 2019 – 2020 Randjelović/Stryker Resident Commissioned Artist (RCA). Raja has also been awarded a New York Dance Performance “Bessie” Award, a Bessie Schonberg Fellowship at The Yard, a DanceWEB Scholarship, a New York Foundation for the Arts Choreography Fellowship, a HERE Arts Fellowship, 2018 Creator-in-Residence at Kickstarter, and a Choreography Fellowship at the Center for Ballet and the Arts at NYU. Join us for this special work in progress showing of the new work that Raja is developing to premiere in Fall of 2020.

About the Artist:
 
Raja Feather Kelly