The Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College

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Live Arts Bard Presents

Michelle Ellsworth
The Rehearsal Artist

LAB Commission/World Premiere

[Michelle EllsworthThe Rehearsal Artist] Courtesy of the artist
Courtesy of the artist
In a rehearsal studio-turned-laboratory, a small group of audience members peep through a one-way mirror at a performer responding to choreographic instructions, derived from the canon of social science experiments. As the audience’s perception shifts and extends, this iterative and playful performance amplifies and destabilizes the act of watching.

Round-trip bus transportation available from New York City for $40 on April 29.

A Saturday or Sunday Marathon Pass for all seven WE’RE WATCHING performances is available for $95. Click here to purchase.

The Rehearsal Artist is a National Performance Network (NPN) Creation Fund/Forth Fund Project co-commissioned by Live Arts Bard in partnership with PS122, the University of Colorado Boulder, On the Boards, Women and their Work, and NPN. For more information:  

WE’RE WATCHING is developed in collaboration with and is made possible in part by the generous support of the Goethe-Institut.  

To find out about other artists in this series go to the We're Watching overview page.

Ticket Information

Fisher Center, Resnick Theater Studio

Thursday, April 27 at 5:15 pm; Friday, April 28 at 5:45 pm; Saturday, April 29 at 11:15 am; Sunday, April 30 at 11:45 am

Tickets: marathon pass $95; individual tickets: $25; $10 for students

This event occurs on:

Thu. April 27 – Sun. April 30


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