SOAK A Cascade of AcTS and Training May 23 – June 18, 2017
SOAK is a festival presenting a cascade of AcTS and training in theater, butoh, dance, music, and performance art every spring over four weeks in May and June. SOAK is molded by LEIMAY, the interdisciplinary ensemble and producing organization behind the acclaimed New York Butoh Festival. SOAK takes place at LEIMAY’s home, CAVE, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Performances this year include work by LEIMAY Fellows Heidi Boisvert; Lucy Kerr; Hee Ran Lee; Jeremy Pheiffer; Irena Romendik; Terra Incognita; The People Movers; Timothy Scott, Michelle Uranowitz, and Nicolas Noreña; and Vertical Player Repertory. In addition, international, local, and LEIMAY members performances by Massimiliano Balduzzi; Lindsey Mandolini; Butch Merigioni; and Drew Weinstein. During the LEIMAY Block Party, additional guest artists such as Jack Leahy, New Parnassus, Will Shishmanian, Jeremy Slater, and Liam Benzvi will also join SOAK for various pop-up and musical performances.