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min 8_22 Misha & Marina's Confession in The Dark Room thru the Blessing Curse Dance Scene.

POLITE APOCALYPSE
A Collaboration with Sleepy Kitty and Blip Blap Video

Polite Apocalypse is an experimental film that stitches together three longform music videos into a surreal narrative about a New Year's Eve party during the end of the world. The film features three Sleepy Kitty songs: 'How's the New Job Debbie?' 'Blessing/Curse,' and 'Bigger Picture.' These songs served as the creative impetus for the whole work, which, through months of workshopping with the ensemble, expanded into a loose, cinematic adaptation of Anton Chekhov's Platonov.


Collaborators

Performing Artists

Cara Barresi Chandler ............................MARINA TRIZOLOVA
Will Bonfiglio ........................................ANDREI PROZOROV
Paige Brubeck .......................................ALEX
Lucy Cashion .........................................TATYANA (TATI) PETROVNA
Kristin Cassidy .......................................IRINA MOROZOV
Maggie Conroy .....................................SOPHIA KARAMAZOVA
Francesca Ferrari ...................................KATERINA (KATYA) BARYSHNIKOV
Jakob Hulten .........................................YAKOV TRILETSKY
Ryan Lawson-Maeske .............................SERGEI POPOV
Alicen Moser .........................................SASHA PAVLOVA
Reggie Pierre .........................................MISHA KARAMAZOV
Kristen Strom .........................................DIANA POPOVA
Evan Sult ...............................................OSIP
Joe Taylor ..............................................SOREN TRIZALOV
Rachel Tibbetts .......................................MASHA VOLKOV
Pete Winfrey ..........................................MONK


Production Team

Lucy Cashion: Director
Kristin Cassidy: Scenic Designer
Suzie Cue: Audio Engineer
Erik Kuhn: Lighting Designer
Meredith LaBounty: Costume Designer/Constructor
Tazu Marshall: Production Audio Engineering
Brian McClellend: Director of Photography
Mona Sabau: Assistant to the Director of Photography
Kristen Strom: Production Manager, 1st Assistant Director
Miranda Jagels Félix: Dramaturg, 2nd Assistant Director



Produced by Paige Brubeck, Evan Sult
Written and Directed by Lucy Cashion
Music and Art Design by Sleepy Kitty
Edited by Brian McClellend for Blip Blap Video


 

POLITE APOCALYPSE
POLITE APOCALYPSE
Jun 14, 2024, 7:00 PM CDT
21C Museum Hotel St Louis, Gallery 2
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