Disruption – the thematic series featuring theater, dance, readings, solo-shows and visual arts exploring the personal and political impact of our current era of social upheaval – comes to a close next Friday, June 16, with The BOX, one of Jersey City Theater Center’s (JCTC) signature events.
The BOX – named for the ‘black box’ theater at Merseles Studios –is a curated showcase of music, spoken-word, poetry, dance and other performances on the theme of Disruption .
JCTC presents series of theatre, performances, readings and visual arts on a topic global in scope yet relevant to the community. JCTC solicited submissions for The BOX , which were reviewed using as a criteria: how effectively the work reflected the Disruption theme, originality and artistic quality.
For The “disruption” BOX, this curation process included an interesting evolution. As more musicians, writers and performers became aware of this unique showcase, JCTC received submissions that not only related to the theme, but songs, spoken-word pieces and other performances created specifically for The BOX. Continue reading