Edges & Borders is an interactive immersive series of events taking place in NYC and designed to take our audience through an unusual, captivating experience. These pop up events take place in secret locations
This interactive, speakeasy style pop up performance and events take place in a secret locations around New York and feature local artists, musicians and actors.
The first Edges & Borders performance was produced in collaboration with the singer and arranger Svetlana Smulyian as an alternative Passover experience which explored key concepts of Passover and its modern existence through the language of the performing arts. The pop up event featured the electronic music band Petits Machins, essayist and poet Marina Rubina, dancer Dmitri Ivanov, world known accordionist Victor Prieto, and Lost & Found actors Boris Zilberman and Sergey Nagorny.
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DOM №: IMMERSIVE PASSOVER EXPERIENCE
DOM №, an immersive theatrical exhibition exploring the human Edges & Borders, took place in a secret Harlem location. This exhibition was set to satisfy our souls and bodies, taking us through a pilgrimage of what it means to “be free,” physically and emotionally. This evening was designed to take you through the doorways of punishment, memory and freedom, utilizing live music, song, dance, eccentric characters, visual art in action, and poetry. A curated environment resembling the dissonance between soviet communal living and the classic Exodus story. Two dates for this Passover immersive experience were April 12th or April 13th.
HOUSE OF ESTHER: IMMERSIVE PURIM EXPERIENCE
What if you could set foot into the mysterious home of history’s most heroic femme fatale? What spirits would you encounter there, and what might they whisper into your ear? To find out, accept our coveted invitation to the HOUSE OF ESTHER, taking shape only during the two nights of Purim, when the many faces and voices of Queen Esther will be revealed.
From the moment you enter the HOUSE OF ESTHER in a discreet Bushwick location, you will experience Esther’s complex and dynamic world. The evening will feature immersive and interactive vignettes created in collaboration with Lost & Found Project and directed by the acclaimed Gera Sandler. All set against a mesmerizing original musical score. You will trace the unpredictable journey of a woman who overcomes an existential threat to her people by discovering her timely and powerful voice.
As evening turns to night in the HOUSE OF ESTHER, the dance floor and bar will open to guests and the cast, as enchanting music and the intoxicating triumph of good over evil fills the air.
FoksbieneRU is a partnership initiative of the Genesis Philanthropy Group and National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene.