ARTEL's style is that of a train in motion, challenging us to jump aboard and discern from the views that unfold, rather than stopping at a station, opening the doors and announcing where we might be headed...
Where: Art|Works Theatre 6567 Santa Monica Blvd. 90038 When: Feb 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, March 5, 6, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20 at 8:30pm March 7 and 14 at 3pm Tickets:www.brownpapertickets.com/event/93470
Dress Code: Dress to impress while enjoying yourself at a night of irrepressible theatre, circa 1930s is encouraged. Wear a moustache (or be prepared to have one given to you) and you'll receive a free soup to accompany the evening's performance.
Artel (Russian: артель)
1. a labor collective, historically, artels were semi-formal associations for various enterprises: fishing, mining, commerce, or collections of loaders, loggers, thieves, beggars, etc. 2. a cooperative association, a commune of democratically-minded artists. 3. american russian theatre ensemble laboratory. These multiple meanings highlight a line of research that is central to our aim: the development of the individual potential within the collective environment. Through specific engagement with the histories and cultures of Russia and America, ARTEL aims to create performances that provide space for deeper reflection on our shared human experience. Through instigation and collaborative gathering of creative actions across diverse artistic mediums, ARTEL is committed to the construction of culturally enriched communities. ARTEL is located in Los Angeles, California.