[SPACE]; or, the gods are dangerous
ætherplough’s trippy “[SPACE]; or, the gods are dangerous” is an intergalactic delight
BY DAVID WILLIAMS
At the intersection of performance, art and performance art dwells ætherplough, the multidisciplinary company whose edgy works push the boundaries of devised theater. For this band of artists, those frontiers are most often situated light years beyond the realm of traditional theater offerings. Their latest creation, [SPACE]; or, the gods are dangerous, is no exception as it takes us on an interstellar journey in search of the meaning of meaning.
Planning post-rehearsal meals for the troupe’s early works probably involved nothing more complicated than a how-hungry-are-you decision between ordering a large instead of a medium pizza, but [SPACE] is perhaps the company’s most ambitious project
to date. By employing an ensemble of eight musicians, 13 dancers and four speaking characters, this one is, by comparison, more akin to a cast-of-thousands Cecil B. DeMille epic. READ MORE
Photos by Chris Machian