Wilderness is a documentary theatre piece based upon interviews with kids who have gone off the rails due to addiction, depression and mental health issues and their families who, as a last resort have sent them to Wilderness Therapy programs. The show is a multi-media experience with six actors on stage playing teen and twenty somethings, video interviews of real life parents and a folk rock musical score with songs by Kyle Henderson, the Towr’s and others. Co-adapted by Seth Bockley and Anne Hamburger and directed by Seth Bockley with movement by Devon deMayo.
Collaborating Artists: Anne Hamburger (Co-adaptor); Seth Bockley (Co-adaptor/Director); Devon deMayo (Movement Director); Spencer Armstrong (Assistant Director/Stage Manager); Charlotte Maier (Actor, as Mom); Adrienne Rose, Gabrielle Bryan, Holly DeMorro, Joshua Marcks, Riley Suter, and Jake Williams (Actors)
Each performance will run approximately 15 – 20 minutes. En Garde Arts is presented within the 8:00pm – 9:30pm set. Follow by a short discussion, moderated by Eliza Bent.
En Garde Arts
Photo Courtesy of the Artists
Founded by Anne Hamburger, En Garde Arts is a not for profit theatre company in New York City known for the creation of site-specific and documentary theatre. Bringing people together not normally in conversation is at the center of all their work, whether in a theatre or on the streets. En Garde’s most recent production was BASETRACK Live which was named one of the top ten theatrical productions of 2014 by The New York Times and traveled to 25 cities including a New York premiere at BAM. Seth Bockley was a co-adaptor and director of the show. En Garde Arts produced BOSSS, an emerging artists Festival in Hudson River Park.
Upcoming: Wilderness premiere in NYC next October at Abrons Arts Center