The Cat In The Hat: A Fish Bowl With A View by Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully

With the magic of theater, this favorite bedtime story is so much more. Ludwig’s direction plays with perspective brilliantly. The audience gets a chance to see the world from inside the fish bowl, hear The Cat’s Appalachia banjo playing for a moment, from his point of view, as a beautiful Latin Ballad and experience Thing 2′s joy ride on a kite string in slow motion. We “SNAP” back to the page when sound effects get projected, in true Seussian fashion, above the action. Continue reading The Cat In The Hat: A Fish Bowl With A View by Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully

T. Lang: A Woman Searching by Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully

The tone in this screened in cage was desperate, sad and played with themes of struggle and vulnerability but through it all a feminine strength became apparent. Not only through the athleticism of these prodigious artistic athletes but in an instinctual comradery that naturally exists between woman, especially at times of crisis. Continue reading T. Lang: A Woman Searching by Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully

CORE Performance Company presents: SECRET at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center by Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully

I found myself a fully engaged part of SECRET’s performance space. Not in a hard brick and mortar sort of way, but as a fluid, transient suggestion that softly defined the parameters in which the performers were confined. Continue reading CORE Performance Company presents: SECRET at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center by Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully

The Trey McIntyre Project by Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully

You can tell a lot about a company by how they run together. If the steps are out of sync or tentative, the execution of the choreography probably is as well. When The Trey McIntyre Project runs across the stage it is powerful. They have the drive of a pack of wolves and are as precise as a school of fish. The strides aren’t thrown away. They have meaning and are a cohesive act that represents the dancers are united in this experience. Continue reading The Trey McIntyre Project by Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully