Nov. 12, 2015
Born in Argentina, Susana Cook is a New York based playwright, director and performer who has been writing and producing original work for over 20 years. She has presented over 17 original plays in New York and around the world. Some of her latest shows are: Samantha Ibarrola, la mujer inexplicable, Conversations with Humans, We Are Caligula, The Funeral of the Cow, The Homophobes, The Fury of the Gods, Homeland Insecurities, The idiot King, The Values Horror Show, 100 Years of Attitude, Dykenstein, Hamletango, Prince of Butches, Gross National Product, Hot Tamale, Conga Guerrilla Forest, The Fraud, Butch Fashion Show in the Femme Auto Body Shop, Rats:The Fantasy of Extermination and Tango Lesbiango. Her work is archived at the Digital Video Library of The Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics of New York University.
Jack Ferver is a New York–based director, choreographer, writer, performer, and teacher. His work has been presented in New York City at The Kitchen; The French Institute Alliance Française, as part of Crossing the Line; Performance Space 122; the New Museum; the Museum of Arts and Design, as part of Performa 11; Danspace Project; Abrons Arts Center; and Dixon Place; at the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College (NY); in Rockville at American Dance Institute; in Boston at the Institute of Contemporary Art; in Houston at Diverse Works; and in France at Théâtre de Vanves. Shorter and solo works have been presented at MoMA PS1, Andrew Edlin Gallery, Dance New Amsterdam, La MaMa E.T.C., the Culture Project, and NP Gallery (all New York City). His work has been written about in the New York Times, Financial Times, New Yorker, ArtForum, Modern Painters, Time Out New York, New York Post, Boston Globe, and Dance magazine. As an actor he has appeared in numerous film, television, and theater projects. He teaches at Bard College and New York University, and has set choreography at The Juilliard School.
Among Ira Livingston’s most recent works is the interactive digital book, Poetics as a Theory of Everything (Poetics Lab Books 2015) and the story “Why I Live in the Climate Change National Park (both available on iBooks). His current work-in-progress is a book titled Magic Science Religion. Ira teaches at Pratt Institute.