NoPro Podcast Interview: Tempest
Tender Claws co-founder Samantha Gorman, producer and assistant director Eli Bork and actor Kelley Pierre talk about the latest evolution of The Under Presents: an expansion that takes the form of a live-actor driven participatory production of Shakespeare’s Tempest..
The Under Presents
Created by Tender Claws, an award-winning art and games studio located in Los Angeles. "The Under Presents" is where immersive theater meets VR gaming. An intriguing multiplayer experience set between two worlds: a jaunty vaudeville stage and a harrowing survival narrative.
THE APARTMENT AT GOWER GULCH
Real estate is a dangerous game down at Gower Gulch...
Directed by Michael Willer and Donald E. Marshall Written by Donald E. Marshall and Michael Onofri Produced by Karin Gumbinner Music by Alexander Hall Starring Matt Ritchey, Tyler Richmeier, Kelley Pierre
© 2019 M3 Productions. All rights reserved. Made for the 48 Hour Film Project Los Angeles 2019.
SCRIPTS GONE WILD
Watch celebs and fringers in this June's reading of "Scream." Every month SGW puts a movie script and alcohol in suspecting celebrity, filmmaker and influencers hands to see what might happen! Any time a reader flubs a line, misses their cue - THEY DRINK! It's a riotous good time that benefits a righteous good cause.
45 MILLIGRAMS: HFF19
How do you kill a man who doesn’t exist? In this dark comedy, two roommates in a mental institution complain to their doctor about an imaginary man. A highly physical, absurdist exploration of mental health and sanity, featuring choreography and direction from the team behind HFF17’s Best in Dance and Physical Theatre and Ripest Show Award winner Definition of Man.
Breathe… Inhale 1-2-3, exhale 1-2-3…
We Cried Long Before the Tear Gas
Cadenza Theatre's first live Youtube performance; capturing twenty-eight stories addressing a variety of perspectives on racism. See Kelley's original piece at the 35:16 mark.
Good Fishermen Know A Lot About Sex
A family of four goes on a Hawaiian vacation to heal from a tragic event that happened in the previous year. Through high hopes and low tides, Ally and her family learn about the cycle of life, how sex and fishing are intimately connected, and that even when faced with the most difficult of circumstances, life does go on.
All profits from the show will go towards Opioid Abuse Prevention. Budweiser and Lyft will be sponsoring reduced fare rides to and from the show encouraging safe drinking and driving!
WELCOME TO RESPITE
REMOUNTING THIS SPRING...
"The Severance Theory" is a four-part immersive theatre series exploring a rare psychological phenomenon- Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID).
"Welcome to Respite" marks the first chapter of Alex's journey. Designed for only a single audience member, this 30-minute encounter offers you a gateway into the early moments of Alex's (your) experience with DID.
Meet the alters. Help save The System.
Welcome home, Alex.
THE SAME ROOM: HFF19
“It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity…” well, not quite. Thyma and Aspid find themselves trapped- in a barren room with two locked doors, but where are they? What sets them free? And most importantly, what happens after this? The Same Room explores human compassion in a new light and begs the question- What becomes of us when we refuse to heal? Extension performances July 5th & 6th at The Broadwater Studio.
LAERTES <3's HAMLET <3's OPHELIA: HFF18
WINNER – BEST ENSEMBLE THEATRE – Hollywood Fringe 2018
WINNER – BEST OF THE BROADWATER – Encore Award
NOMINEE – TROPE BUSTER! – Then They Play
NOMINEE – BEYOND BECHTEL-WALLACE AWARD – Broad’s World Ensemble
Extended – July 1st @ 7PM
There’s no space for soliloquies in this apartment.
What happens when three of Shakespeare’s most iconic characters move in together?
A modern spin that breathes life into the curiously subtextual relationships in Shakespeare’s “Hamlet”.