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Saturday, October 10 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
The Art of Performing: Doing Your Thing in Front of People

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Performing is a different kind of storytelling experience. Since it's non-permanent, it can change from performance to performance, or be influenced by the audience. And yet for these masters of the stage - whether song, drama, or comedy - that's what makes it a great and challenging art form. 

Moderator
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Storm DiCostanzo

Storm DiCostanzo is one half of the music/comedy duo Paul and Storm, and was one quarter of the a cappella group Da Vinci's Notebook. He also co-produces the nerd variety show w00tstock, JoCo Cruise, and does a bunch of other reasonably interesting stuff. He's also a dilettante fiction writer whose creative fruits only occasionally stumble out of their cave. Storm also enjoys mixing metaphors. Not that an anthropomorphic fruit cave couldn't be... Read More →

Featured Guests
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Meg Bashwiner

Meg Bashwiner is a writer, performer, board member and co-artistic director with the New York Neo-Futurists known for their long running, always changing show, Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind. Her voice can be heard on the hit podcast Welcome to Night Vale, she is the Emcee and plays the role of "Deb" in the touring Welcome to Night Vale live show. Her writing and performance is featured in a upcoming episode of the WNYC podcast Selected... Read More →
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Desiree Burch

Desiree Burch is a New York to London transplant. She is a solo performance artist, comedian, writer, actress and speaker. Desiree’s work investigates raw humanity through risk-taking performances that combine comedy, poetic intimacy and audience participation. | | Desiree’s earned a B.A. in theater from Yale University and continued her theater education as a participant in New York City’s vibrant downtown/alternative... Read More →
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Kevin R. Free

Kevin R. Free addicted to pop culture, and most of his stories and plays, which have been showcased on the Moth Radio Hour, The Soundtrack Series, The Where Project, The Drama League Directors' Lab, Loft 27, The Fire This Time Festival, and The New Black Fest, reflect that. His full-length plays are Face Value (Semi-Finalist, Mill Mountain Theatre Playwright Competition, 2003); A Raisin in the Salad: Black Plays for White People (Eugene... Read More →


Saturday October 10, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Auditorium 1