Archive for January, 2012

Song From The Uproar

Monday, January 16th, 2012

SONG FROM THE UPROAR is a new multimedia opera inspired by the life of Swiss adventurer Isabelle Eberhardt, composed by Missy Mazzoli. SONG FROM THE UPROAR features mezzo-soprano Abigail Fischer as Isabelle, and includes a libretto by Royce Vavrek, video by Stephen Taylor, and stage direction by Gia Forakis.

 

Dates: Feb 24, 25 & March 1, 2, 3, 2012

*As you see this is a very limited run but I am told that this is a “long” run for a new opera !!

Location: The Kitchen
512 West 19th Street
New York, NY 10011-2899

Cost: $15 per Ticket

For Tickets Visit thekitchen.org

 

I have been developing this opera for the last 3 years after our critically acclaimed chamber production in Spring 2009 at the Galapagos Art Center. I do hope you will be in attendance Please reserve your tickets in advance!
MUCH JOY!
Gia

 

SONG FROM THE UPROAR is supported by a grant from The MAP Fund, a program of Creative Capital supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Commissioned in part by Linda and Stuart Nelson with additional commissioning funds from the Mayer-Ahearn Family Charitable Fund.

OTOA January Workshop

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

OTOA

One-Thought-One-Action

An Acting & Directing Technique for Performing Artists

Taught by Founder

Gia Forakis

OTOA Two Day Intensive Workshop

DATES:

SAT. JAN 14 1:00 – 6:00pm

SUN. JAN 15 1:00 – 6:00pm

PLEASE NOTE: YOU MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR BOTH DAYS/TIMES

 

TWO DAY INTENSIVE: $200 Per Person

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: $175 Per Person

 

Sign up by Jan 7th

-and get a $25 discount = $175

AFTER Jan 7th

-sign up with a friend and get $10 off = $190

CLASS SIZE LIMITED

 

LOCATION:

Hope-Martin Skylight Studio

39 W. 14th Street, 5th Floor

Union Square, btwn 5th & 6th Avenues

New York, New York 10011

 

For further workshop details

Or Contact:

GIAFORAKIS@AOL.COM

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www.giaforakis.com

 

GF&CO’s Holiday Party

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

GF&CO’s December 10th 2011 Holiday Party Was

A FETE Accompli

(tee hee!)

GF&CO Members & Guest-Patrons enjoyed a delicious home cooked feast, wine, hot cider, tree trimming, and the live and original bossa nova stylings from members of the bands Mosquitoes and Undersea Poem plus a live concert piano performance of a Bach Prelude by Phyllis Yampolsky.

We would like to extend our thanks to all who attended and to our generous donors.