The Performance Club

Guest Writers

Writing Realness: Michael Freeman

  Jeremy Wade knows how to capture his audience’s attention. In Death Asshole Rave Video, it’s a visual and aural assault on the viewer’s senses; the stage is saturated with light and noise. In this ...

Mar, 11

What the form is doing

Netta’sHelga an audio essay by Karinne Keithley Syers in response to Netta Yerushalmy’s Helga and the Three Sailors at Danspace Project, November 2014 Counterclockwise from figure in red: Sarah Lifson, Marc Crousillat, Amanda Kmett’Pendry, Netta Yerushalmy.  Photo ...

Jan, 03


  “…blue as in azure or astronaut:   radically                      constructing                           the body   for time travel   where the maker absences from the made – is This   a thing or a becoming-   what ...

Dec, 08

Some Old Shit: Warhol on Stage

  By Yelena Gluzman Below I reflect on two performances, both from years ago, and both dealing, on some level, with Warhol. Gob Squad’s Kitchen (You’ve Never Had It So Good) was originally brought to ...

Sep, 03

Aria to a Hole (Adapted from Facebook, not Tom Murrin)

  By Paul Lazar I promise (maybe) that this is my last missive about the Radiohole show Myth or Meth but I feel that a lot of the comments about it are selling it short ’cause ...

May, 01

I wish she were right

By Rebecca Patek The people who attended my performance of ineter(a)nal f/ear on Wednesday night, January 15th at American Realness should know that what they saw was not my art work or anything that I ...

Mar, 07


By Siobhan Burke If you’re reading this, you have probably read this, Andy Horwitz’s widely circulated, hotly debated critique of American Realness, the 10-day festival of contemporary performance at Abrons Arts Center. I was thinking ...

Jan, 22


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