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"A Hunger Artist" is an experimental dance theater production that follows the journey of a fasting artist who lives for, but simultaneously resents his audience. A combination of avant garde, Vaudeville slapstick, jazz and contemporary dance the piece relates the hyper self-critical journey of the young, striving artist. Inspired by Franz Kafka's A Hunger Artist, composer and director Simona Minns takes us on a rollercoaster of grotesque images versus pure emotion.

Composer, director, vocalist: Simona Smirnova
Dancers: Madeline Miller, Séarlait Rose Carr,

Mary Teuscher, Jamichael Frazier, Rajita Menon.
Musicians: Rinat Tregerman (piano), Matt Pitts (bass), Vlade Guigni (drums)
Lighting designer: Georgeta Seserman
Stage manager: Jacquelyn Weatherbee



2 017 July 9th (Sunday) 7:30PM

Boston's Furnace Fringe Festival. 

Boston Playwrights Theater, 

949 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 0221

2017 June 10th (Saturday) 7:00PM

The Sprinkler Factory, 38 Harlow St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01605. 

2017 June 9th (Friday) 7:00PM 

Artistic workshop "A Hunger Artist"

The Sprinkler Factory, 38 Harlow St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01605. 

2017 May 20th (Saturday) 7:00PM, 2017 

Dance Complex , 536 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139.

The show is followed by official album release party. 

Tickets: $25, $15 students, BDA members. For tickets click here.

April 7th, 7:00PM (Door 6:30PM), 2017 @ Green Street Studios

185 Green St, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139.

February 10th and 11th 7:00pm, 2017 @ Sandpaper Factory

379 Liberty Street, Rockland, MA, 02370.

June 25th, 8:00pm, 2016 @ Piano Craft Gallery

793 Tremont st, Boston, MA.

Suggested cover $15, with student ID $10.

May 14th, 8:30pm. Door opens 8:00pm 2016 @ Lilypad Inman

1353 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139.

Admission: $15, w/ Student ID $10.

February 28th, 7:00pm, 2015 Music video shooting

Berklee College of Music, The Loft (921 Boylston st, Boston)

February 11th, 7:30pm, 2015 @ Berklee College of Music

David Friend Recital Hall (921 Boylston st, Boston)

December 5th, 7pm, 2014 @ Berklee College of Music

Berk Recital Hall 1A (1140 Boylston st, Boston)

May 20, 2017

REVIEW about "A Hunger Artist @ The Dance Complex

February 10, 2017

REVIEW about "A Hunger Artist" at Sandpaper Factory

June 25, 2016

REVIEW about "A Hunger Artist" @ Piano Craft Gallery

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