WITKACY / Two-Headed Calf

WITKACY / Two-Headed Calf 

US Premiere

Presented with CalArts Center for New Performance (CNP) and Studio Teatrgaleria

From the writings of Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz
Directed by Natalia Korczakowska

Artistic Director of Warsaw’s Studio Teatrgaleria, Natalia Korczakowska is recognized as one of the most exciting theater artists in Eastern Europe. Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz (popularly known as Witkacy) was a Polish playwright, painter, novelist, philosopher, and avant-gardist. WITKACY / Two-Headed Calf emerged from an ongoing multi-year collaboration between CalArts Center for New Performance and Studio Teatrgaleria. A company of Polish and CalArts artists explores Witkacy’s work, set against the backdrop of California’s endless and wild nature. The plot unfolds through the journey of a neurotic boy and his family from New Guinea through Sydney to the desert. 

Witkacy believed that nature can be a source of metaphysical experience that gives us a chance to protect our individuality from the soulless social machine of Western civilization. 

October 23 at 7PM in the REDCAT Lobby
Please join WITKACY / Two-Headed Calf director Natalia Korczakowska and CalArts Center for New Performance Associate Artistic Director Amanda Shank for a pre-show conversation about the multi-year, international collaboration that led to the creation of WITKACY / Two-Headed Calf.

Supported by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute, Trust for Mutual Understanding, and the Consul General of Poland, Jarosław Łasinski. 

  

Associated Images: 

Date/TimeGM/STCA
FRI 10/18
8:30 pm
$27$22$14
SAT 10/19
8:30 pm
$27$22$14
SUN 10/20
3:00 pm
$27$22$14
TUE 10/22
8:30 pm
$27$22$14
WED 10/23
8:30 pm
$27$22$14
THU 10/24
8:30 pm
$32$26$16
FRI 10/25
8:30 pm
$32$26$16

G - General Audience

M - REDCAT Members

ST - Students

CA - CalArts Students/Faculty/Staff