"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 Minns
Dancers: Madeline Miller, Séarlait Rose Carr, Mary Teuscher, Jamichael Frazier.
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. 

BU Dance Theater, 915 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215.

2017 July 8th (Saturday) 2:00PM

Boston's Furnace Fringe Festival.

BU Dance Theater, 915 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215.

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. 

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, 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)

A Hunger Artist @ Sandpaper Factory

2017 February 10th, Rockland, MA

A Hunger Artist - highlights (live)

2016 June 25th @ Piano Craft Gallery, Boston, MA

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A Hunger Artist @ Sprinkler Artist Factory

Highlight video from "A Hunger Artist" production presented on June 1st, 2017 at Sprinkler Artist Factory, Worcester, MA

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July 01, 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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Simona is a teaching artist. She enjoys giving workshops about vocal health, jazz, free improvisation, and daily practices.


Currently available workshops:

- JAZZ SINGING AND IMPROVISATION (for intermediate and advanced vocalists and musicians).

- VOCAL HEALTH (all levels).


- LITHUANIAN KANKLĖS (all ages and levels).

- VOICE & BODY (for vocalists, dancers, actors. Minimal movement required).