The Protégé

Caitlin Bebb/Dara Malina

at Chez Bushwick

 

January 13 @ 7pm

January 14 @ 5pm + 8:30pm

THE PROTÉGÉ

Written + performed by Caitlin Bebb

Directed by Dara Malina

Sound Collaboration with Peter Mills Weiss

 

Motivational Speaker & Life Coach, Caitlin travels from California to New York City to spread the message of her Grandfather’s teachings in a genre-defying journey equal parts SelfHelp-DanceParty-Workshop-Baptism...in a desperate attempt to heal others, will she save herself?​  ​

Caitlin Bebb is an actor/performer/writer/creator based in Brooklyn. As an actor in new york she has performed at ​The Ontylogical/ Incubator Arts Project​, HERE Arts Center, The Brick, Theater for the New City, House of Yes, loft apartments, warehouses without names, and Antwerp, Belgium. As a creator/ director/ writer, her work has been seen in New York at The Silent Barn, Cloud City, Chez Bushwick, Jimmy's No. 43, Brooklyn Fire Proof, BOOM!, Cake Shop, and Vital Joint. Caitlin premiered THE PROTÉGÉ at Chez Bushwick in June 2017 and at Flugwerk in Berlin, Germany in August 2017. She is a funding member of GLASS BANDITS Theater Company. Training: Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, BFA SUNY Purchase.

Dara Malina is a director of theatre, performance, opera and video. She recently directed a workshop of Jillian Walker’s STRUCTURE/RACE at JACK and playwright/performer Daaimah Mubashshir in a solo piece at the AMERICAN AS F*CK festival at the New Ohio Theatre. Her experiments in performance include THIS IS A PROTEST OF WHAT HAPPENED (The Brick), Clarice Lispector’s THE HOUR OF THE STAR (Connelly Theater), Müller’s HAMLETMACHINE, LILITH (Columbia Stages), BLANCHE IN A BOX, HYSTERIA PROJECT/BEAUTIFUL WOMEN EATING CAKE (chashama), LES BOUDOIRS DES DEUX FEMMES (chashama; Bushwick SITE festival), and THE POST-STRUCTURALIST UTOPIA: NOW, WITH CATS! (chashama; Ugly Ducking Presse 2015 Emergency INDEX). She has collaborated with playwrights at EST, The Tank, Dixon Place, The Flea, and Rattlestick. Recently, Dara directed COSÌ, an opera film featuring Mozart’s COSÌ FAN TUTTE and is currently working on OPHÉLIE, a second opera film. MFA Theatre Directing, Columbia University. www.daramalina.com

 

45 minutes

The Exponential Festival is sponsored, in part, by the Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, administered by Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC), and producers Charles and Candace Wait.

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