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Strange Attractor takes on the fraught discussion of employment by examining the museum security guard in Enlightenment on E Floor North. By turning our curiosity toward the endless cycle of mindless work, we utilize our character-driven, highly physical, and outlandishly absurd style to reveal what actually happens when people pass the time while on the clock.

Conceived and led by Jed Hancock-Brainerd
Performed and Created by Aram Aghazarian, Roblin Davis, Kamili Feelings, and Rebecca Noon.
Sound Design: Alex Bechtel
Stage Managers: James Tantum, Arianna Gass, Rebecca Dennis

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“subtle or surreal physical comedy.” – Phindie.com

“at times, awkward, funny, and oddly resonant.”- The City Paper

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Photo Credits: Flordelino Lagundino and Zamani Feelings

 

Enlightenment was developed throughout 2013 at The Pawtucket Armory in Pawtucket, RI; SPACE Gallery in Portland, ME; The Pig Iron School for Advanced Performance Training in Philadelphia, PA; The Odess Theatre in Allen Hall on the historic Sheldon Jackson Campus in Sitka, AK; the Juneau Arts and Culture Center in Juneau, AK; The Community Center in Tenakee Springs, AK; the Chilkat Center for the Arts in Haines, AK, and premiered at the 2013 Philadelphia FringeArts Festival.

This activity is made possible in part by a grant from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, through an appropriation by the Rhode Island General Assembly and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, The Rasmuson Foundationthe Alaska State Council on the Arts, the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council, Alaska Arts Southeast, Inc. and the Sitka Fine Arts Camp, the Haines Arts Council, the Maine Theater Fund, and our generous donors on USA Projects.

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