5:00pm – 6:00pm
Brian Rogers/ The Chocolate Factory Theater – Screamers (US, work-in-progress)
30 minutes excerpt | Segal Theatre
Screamers (working title) is Brian Rogers’ first feature film.
It is one half of a larger project which will premiere at PS122 later this year.
*Followed by a brief discussion with Brian Rogers.
Brian Rogers is a director, video artist, co-founder and artistic director of The Chocolate Factory Theater, which supports the creation of theater, dance, music and multimedia performances at its 5,000 sq ft facility in LIC, Queens. Since 1997, Brian has conceived and/or directed numerous large scale performances at The Chocolate Factory and elsewhere including Hot Box (September 2012, co-presented with FIAF’s Crossing The Line Festival / January 2013, PS122’s COIL Festival / February 2013, EMPAC Center), the Bessie-nominated Selective Memory (2010/11), redevelop (death valley) (2009), 2 Husbands (2007), Gun Play (2006), Audit (2004), and Fundamental (2002). His newest project, Screamers, will premiere at PS122 in 2017.