5 Reasons You Don’t Want to Miss Out on Terra Incognita: Through the Waves

Acrobatics. Theater. Badass women. What more could you want? Developed while artists in residence at the San Francisco Circus Center, UpLift Physical Theater builds off of last year’s 5-star show Terra Incognita.  This time, it’s all women building the narrative. Watch as the women of UpLift create gestural, athletic language with their bodies, and take physical risks that push themselves to the edge of their endurance. You are sure to walk away from each performance emotionally and physically engaged. Here are five reasons you don’t want to miss out on this epic journey: Continue reading

TERRA INCOGNITA: Through the Waves

Created in collaboration with UpLift Physical Theatre
EXIT Studio, 156 Eddy St, San Francisco
November 4 – November 19, 2016 | 8pm

Weaving together acrobatic movement and storytelling, this intimate play tells the tale of one woman following the disappearance of her soul-mate. In a devised piece developed while Artists in Residence at the San Francisco Circus Center, join UpLift Theatre’s all-female cast in an exploration of a woman lost between the waters of her grief and the mountaintops of her joyful memories.

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by Allison Page
directed by Ellery Schaar
EXIT Theatre, 156 Eddy St, SF
March 9 – March 23, 2017

A new play by Allison Page that explores our timeless human desire to investigate and glamorize death, and the real and imagined consequences which follow. Continue reading

An exploration of aging and corporate manipulation, The Big Hot Mess brings the Film Noir genre to the stage.

The Big Hot Mess brings the Film Noir genre to the stage.

written and performed by Catherine Debon
with Kevin Copps and Owen Walker
directed by Amanda Ortmayer
produced by DIVAfest
EXIT Studio, 156 Eddy St, SF
June 3 to June 18, 2016

The red numbers on the digital clock stare at her like the devil’s eyes. In this corporate Film Noir world, Lavana fights to reclaim her missing soul. But can duct tape stop her from falling into madness while the red numbers stare on, or will our heroine end up one more victim of The Boss?

An exploration of aging and corporate manipulation, The Big Hot Mess brings the Film Noir genre to the stage. This exciting new performance piece brings together a year’s worth of improvisation and development by DIVAfest board member Catherine Debon, and turns a stylish lens on greed and manipulation in the workplace, exposing the tension between boss and employee, man, and woman, limits, and limitlessness.

Opening Night (June 3) come in a Film Noir Costume and compete for a $50 prize, then stay for our post-show saketini party. Plus film noir trivia contests every night with special prizes!