"OF CAKE & VANITY" at Dixon Place's HOT! Festival
Jose Rivera Jr.
About this Show
Follow Marshall, a 35 year old fat depressed nerd, and his wife Shelly, a loving, butch 50s housewife, to the end of their relationship as it metamorphizes to new dimensions. Love, lust, and technology meet via theater, music, fashion and performance art in an exploration of the homogenization of the gay body. A hybrid of Theater & Performance Art, this piece will consist of Dance created in collaboration with the Actors, Fashion, Original Music (Acoustic into EDM), and Live Video Art.
About the Artist
José Rivera, Jr. is a Puerto Rican – American multimedia performing artist, director & choreographer based in Brooklyn, NY, merging techniques in music, fashion, technology, visual art, and theater. NYC: OF CAKE & VANITY: A Musical Painting (The P.I.T. NYC, Dixon Place, SCENESPACE NYC), Dangerous Curve Between Jerusalem and Jericho (Dixon Place), Emily Dickinson: OUTER SPACE! (Bushwick Starr) , Mad Forest, Spring Awakening, Qualia-Gardens (NYRP+BAM+LEIMAY). Choreo & Direction: Bohemian Lights, In the Heights, Passing Strange, The Girl Who Was Plugged In, Songs for a New World, MIAMI IS SINKING! (Dixon Place). BFA, NYU Tisch 2014