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893 | Ya-Ku-Za
January 26, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm|Recurring Event (See all)-Friday, January 26th, 2018 8:00pm -Saturday, January 27th, 2018 8:00pm -Sunday, January 28th, 2018 8:00pm -Thursday, February 1st, 2018 8:00pm -Friday, February 2nd, 2018 8:00pm (Live stream) -Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 8:00pm (ASL-Interpreted) -Sunday, February 4th, 2018 8:00pm -Wednesday, February 7th, 2018 8:00pm -Thursday, February 8th, 2018 8:00pm -Friday, February, 9th, 2018 8:00pm -Saturday, February 10th, 2018 8:00pm - $15 – $35
The way to make a person make a decision is to convince everyone around them / Maybe that’s what I’m doing / I said win, Aya, not kill
Set over the course of a lunch meeting, 893 | Ya-ku-za follows Aya’s bid to become the first female member of the infamous Japanese mafia and asks what we’re wiling to destroy to get what we most desire. The VORTEX and GenEnco are pleased to produce this edgy new play by Daria Miyeko Marinelli for three weeks only at The VORTEX.
Featuring Mia King and kt shorb. Fight Choreography by Chris Tacderas. Lighting Design by Aaron Curry. Costume Design by Jana Zek. Scenic Design by Iman Corbani, Sound Design by Jess O’Rear,
Stage Management by Margaret Jumonville.
The Generic Ensemble Company (GenEnCo) makes the invisible visible through bold, socially relevant, body-centered theatre. www.genenco.org. GenEnCo’s The Mikado: Reclaimed was nominated for two B. Iden Payne Awards, receiving the Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role (Musical Theatre).
kt shorb’s work has won multiple FronteraFest “Best of Fest,” and been shown at the Menil Collection, the Pulitzer Foundation, and in many venues across Texas. They are an invited member of the National Institute for Directing & Ensemble Creation.
“…As profound as it is heartrending.”–Orange Magazine on Generic Ensemble Company’s The Mikado: Reclaimed
“…Ambitious, timely, and vitally important…”—Austin American-Statesman on Generic Ensemble Company’s Robin Hood: An Elegy
“I love what kt shorb does and how she does it, both onstage and off. Whatever she is up to is not to be missed.” –Anne Bogart, Artistic Director – SITI Company
Generic Ensemble Company and The VORTEX are funded and supported is funded and supported in part by VORTEX Repertory Company and by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.
The VORTEX conjures and navigates the storm of imagination with urgent, unashamed art that dares to dream the world in which we want to live. This magic emanates from our cultural harbor, embraces diverse communities, breaks down barriers, and opens channels for vital exchange.
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