The Illusion & The Aftermath

Concept, Direction and Installation Design by Kenneth Collins
Composition, Musical Direction and Sound Design by John Sully
Assistant Installation Design by Scott Fetterman
Metalsmith: H. Scott Fetterman. 

Performers: Kenneth Collins, Scott Fetterman and John Sully.

The Illusion & The Aftermath was made possible with support from a Composer Commission awarded by New York State Council on the Arts. Additional support made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and additional support, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Residency support provided by The Watermill Center and Ideal Glass Gallery.

 

Counterpoise (duet for funiculaire)

Concept and direction by Kenneth Collins
Composition and musical direction John Sully

Performers: Oskar Coursin, Gérald Pittet and Vincent Genoud.

Special Thanks to Festival Belluard Bollwerk International and the Transports Publics Fribourgeois (TPF).

Produced with support from the Canton of Fribourg Cultural Promotion Fund and Migros Cultural Percentage, co-funder of the call for projects Art in unexpected places.

 
 
 

My Voice Has an Echo in It

Text, Direction and Installation Design by Kenneth Collins
Composition, Musical Direction and Sound Design by John Sully
Video Design and Assistant Installation Design by Scott Fetterman

Performers: Kenneth Collins, Scott Fetterman, Jenna Kyle and John Sully. Metalsmith: H. Scott Fetterman. Workshop cast: Alaina Ferris. Technical Director: Nate Fessler. Assistants: Daniel Acampa, Lauren Dunitz, Michael William Freeman, and Emily Perry.

My Voice Has an Echo in It was commissioned by EMPAC / Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY. This project was made possible with support from The Jerome Foundation. Composer Commission awarded by New York State Council on the Arts. Additional support made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and additional support, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Residency support provided by The Watermill Center and Ideal Glass Gallery.

 

Newyorkland

Text, Direction, Set Design and Lighting Design by Kenneth Collins
Video Design and Video Direction by William Cusick
Composition and Sound Design by John Sully
Costumes by TaraFawn Marek
Co-creation by Kenneth Collins and William Cusick

Performers: Nick Bixby, Daniel Brown, Al Di Martino, and Brian Greer. Film Cast: Ilan Bachrach, Nick Bixby, Charles Brice, Daniel Brown, Al Di Martino, Cara Francis, Ximena Garnica, Anthony Gaskins, Brian Greer, Elizabeth Hounsell, Sauda Jackson, Rodney Ladino, Sean Edward Lewis, Derek Lloyd, Lorraine Mattox, Annie Ng, Maria Oppedisano, Christopher Piccione, Walter Vincent, Jason Robert Winfield and Ryosuke Yamada. Associate Producer: Nick Bixby. Associate Producer: Nick Sherman. Technical Director: Joe Cantalupo. Programmer and Technical Assistant: Scott Fetterman. Costume Assistant: Elizabeth Hounsell. Interns: Sean Shannon and Chase Voorhies. Director of Video Photography & Editor: William Cusick. Art Direction & Production Design: Kenneth Collins. Camera Operators: Scott Fetterman, TaraFawn Marek, Chase Voorhies. Dolly Grips: Joe Cantalupo, TaraFawn Marek.

Commissioned with support from the Jerome Foundation by Performance Space 122. Newyorkland was supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Newyorkland was made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Additional support provided by the Arts Collaboration Lab, a partnership between Columbia University School of the Arts and Performance Space 122 in July 2011, and the Greenwall Foundation.

 

Americana Kamikaze

Text, Direction, Set Design and Lighting Design by Kenneth Collins
Video Design and Video Direction by William Cusick
Composition and Sound Design by John Sully
Costumes by TaraFawn Marek
Co-creation by Kenneth Collins and William Cusick

Performers: Brian Greer, Yuki Kawahisa, Lorraine Mattox and Ryosuke Yamada. Film Cast: Peter Blomquist, Kevin Gebhard, Brian Greer, Yuki Kawahisa, Lorraine Mattox, Caitlin McDonough-Thayer, Stephanie Silver and Ryosuke Yamada. Motion Graphics: Jon Weiss. Assistant Director: Jamie Poskin. Technical Assistant: Andrew Scoville. Assistant Lighting Designer: Joe Cantalupo. Casting: Jennifer Ajemian. Workshop Cast: Ben Beckley. Background Photographers: Lauren Bentley, Paul Howes, Andy Lachance, Richard Lowe, Trey Ratcliff.

Co-producers: Maison des Arts de Créteil (Paris, France) and Le Manège (Maubeuge, France). Commissioned with support from the Jerome Foundation by Performance Space 122. Additional support provided by The Greenwall Foundation, The MacDowell Colony, The Nancy Quinn Fund, a project of A.R.T./New York, and the generous support of individual donors.

 

Welcome to Nowhere (bullet hole road)

Text, Direction, Set Design and Lighting Design by Kenneth Collins
Video Design and Video Direction by William Cusick
Composition and Sound Design by John Sully
Costumes by TaraFawn Marek
Co-creation by Kenneth Collins and William Cusick

Performers: Nick Bixby, Stacey Collins, Brian Greer, Lorraine Mattox with a video cameo by: Stephanie Silver and Jessica Grace Pagan. Original Cast: Ben Beckley, Jessica Grace Pagan. Motion Graphics: Jon Weiss. Assistant Director: Christine Vartoughian. Technical Assistants: Joe Cantalupo and Andrew Scoville.

This production premiered at The Chocolate Factory (New York, New York), as part of its Visiting Artist Programming.