Welcome to the 5th and final installment! Throughout July, five festival Dramaturgs will reveal their conversations with company leaders of Raw Materials Programs, the works-in-progress series of the FURY Factory festival, performing at San Francisco’s Project Artaud July 6-20, 2014. LMDA in partnership with foolsFURY—produced by LMDA Regional VP’s Nakissa Etemad & Scott Horstein—provided the festival match between dramaturgs & Raw Materials companies. In addition to these company profiles, Dramaturgs will run talkbacks at their Program’s second performance. For more info on the festival, tickets, and our partnership, visit www.foolsfury.org
Meet the Companies of Raw Materials Program 5
By Dramaturg Michael Moerman
Michael Moerman began his life in the theater as a freelance actor, dramaturg, and literary manager twenty years ago, after nearly thirty years of research and teaching as a Professor of Anthropology at UCLA.
The Defenestrators (Blue Lake, CA):
I spoke with the members of the clown duo The Defenestrators, Darci Fulcher and Emily June Newton, by phone and through email about their new clown comedy piece a Fenetre (The Window).
Michael: Did you intend “The Defenestrators” to evoke that word’s historic connotation of assassination?