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Over a four week period–through text work, improv and character study—the STUDIO’62 company has crafted a new, contemporary take on the first act of Chekov’s classic play, placing the original text in direct conversation with the current political environment, as well as the extraordinary circumstances of quarantine. It was our intention to use the ZOOM platform to our advantage, rather than allowing it to be a detriment to our creative process, and to highlight the dynamics of remote gatherings as we went about crafting the script of “Three Sisters.” The resulting piece addresses not only the subject matter intended by Chekhov, but the current pandemic and its resulting isolation and uncertainty. In audition: we offer “The Final Project” will be our closing presentation. These two theatrical pieces were developed by two teams of four STUDIO’62 students in collaboration with our guest artist mentors. Both of the projects were developed by the students through exercises explored in our two devising workshops. These original, student-created projects, are a unique look at our current world and the world to come.
There will be a post-performance Q&A with the artists.
The student company is comprised of 8 Williams College undergraduates. They are Chinonso Anokwute ‘20.5, Nina Kolman ‘23, Patrick Langston ‘23, Abigail Murray-Stark ‘22, Vanessa Quinland ‘22, Saul Richardson ‘23, Chris Van Liew ‘23, and Lour Yasin ‘23.