Jan Peszek
Scenario for a Non-Existing,
but Possible Instrumental Actor
  (Poland)
this legendary solo piece has been performed for nearly 40 years
June 15, 2015 at 8:00pm

Performed by accomplished Polish actor Jan Peszek, “Scenario for a Non-Existing…” offers an intellectually driven exploration of avant-garde solo performance. This masterpiece examines the dilemmas and choices that arise in the process of artistic creation. Jan Peszek has successfully presented this show for nearly 40 years.

Yokko
Butoh Medea  (Japan)
a Greek classic told in the style of Japanese theatre
June 16, 2015 at 8:00pm

Using the Japanese dance of Butoh and an adapted text, Yokko tells the story of Medea. This fusion of Western drama and Eastern dance takes the audience into the world Medea is drawn into, where love, hate, despair, and the struggle between her humanity and her inhumanity take hold.

Bill Bowers
Beyond Words  (USA)
a show inspired by the technique of Marcel Marceau
June 17, 2015 at 8:00pm

An award-winning combination of mime, music, and monologue that takes us on the journey from boyhood to manhood, set against the backdrop of small town America. Bill Bowers continues his ongoing investigation of silence in our culture. “Bowers effortlessly brings us to laughter and tears, often at the same time.” – New York Post.

Sandy Simona
Lost in Lvov  (USA)
a cultural journey from Lvov to America
June 18, 2015 at 8:00pm

“Lost In Lvov” offers the audience a time capsule of intimate memories, secrets, and precious experiences of the three Belman sisters, who immigrate to America from the U.S.S.R. before and after Perestroika. These stories are interwoven with dance and music, when words can no longer express the full range of their emotions.

Aurora Lagattuta
Inside the Whale  (USA)
a full expression of physical theatre, featuring the voice of Maria Peszek
June 19, 2015 at 8:00pm

“Inside the Whale” is a bizarre and beautiful solo about the fantastical journey of a woman swallowed by a whale. A bilingual tale told through dance, underwater video, original collage art, poetry, and song. “We were as struck by Aurora’s imaginative storyline as we were by her warm spirit and pursuit of passion and empowerment.” – The Huffington Post.

Julian Goldhagen
Talk to me about Shame  (USA)
an exploration of shame through body and voice
June 20, 2015 at 8:00pm

“Talk to me about Shame” is a multimedia solo performance piece exploring the experience of shame. This play aims to create a physical and theoretical space in which the experience of shame can be demystified, defined, questioned, and mobilized in order to foster a sense of community. It seeks to entertain and empower.

Anna Serafińska
Love Stories  (Poland)
vocal virtuosity, with a special appearance by Omar Sangare
June 21, 2015 at 8:00pm

The third season of United Solo Europe concludes with a solo on various shades of love by Anna Serafińska, a laureate of the Montreux Jazz Festival. The show serves to inspire peace, love, empathy, respect, and the cultivation of human fragilities.