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Bite The Dust

inFLUX Theatre Collective

Details

Categories: Theater, Dance

Dates: September 1, 2023 - September 13, 2023

Run Time: 55 mins

Venue: The Icebox Project Space

Overview

Your 2021 Fringie winners are back – this time taking on the big one: the final farewell, the big adios, the kick of the bucket – DEATH! In Bite the Dust, inFLUX dives into the fascinations and fears that bubble to the surface as we confront life’s biggest unknown. Join Bill Morty, a friendly volunteer art docent, as he attempts to confront his impending death. As he struggles to cope, absurdity ensures – maggots will tango, deer will dance their way to cellular oblivion, and more. Bite the Dust takes audiences on a romp through the anxiety of slipping away into nothingness.

Bite the Dust continues inFLUX’s mission to create meticulous and raucously uninhibited new works of live performance. inFLUX’s 2021 Fringie winner, The Choice, went on to a New York debut in 2022. They are back premiering Bite The Dust in Philly! Join them and have some fun with death!

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About the Artist

inFLUX is a women-led theatre collective based in Philadelphia founded by Pig Iron MFA graduates Jacqueline Libby, Christine Octavia Shaw, and Jacinta Yelland. inFLUX creates meticulous and raucously uninhibited new works of live performance. They seek to upend the conventional - exploring the hidden parts of themselves to explode the taboos of our society. inFLUX won the 2021 Philadelphia Fringe Festival’s award for best work of theatre for The Choice which went on to its New York Premiere as part of HERE’s curated sublet series. The company was in residence at Bethany Arts Community in 2020 and 2021 and collaborated with Philadelphia's Glen Foerd to create the interactive, immersive show, The Wedding Crashers' Ball in 2022. 

Credits

  • Jacqueline LibbyCreator/Performer
  • Christine Octavia ShawCreator/Performer
  • Jacinta YellandCreator
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