CHRISTOPHER MCELROEN: ARTIST TALK

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At Bolton Hotel , Tuesday 12th February, 6.30pm.
Free admission

The Performance Arcade 2013 In association with international programme sponsors Bolton Hotel are proud to announce  a special artist talk by acclaimed US director Christopher McElroen. His work includes producing 10 years of OBIE award-winning productions for Classical Theatre of Harlem, and a groundbreaking production of Waiting For Godot  by the levies of post hurricane Katrina New Orleans.

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Christopher McElroen is visiting The Performance Arcade 2013 to convene a special forum on independent performing arts entitled RE-FORM.

ABOUT CHRISTOPHER McELROEN

Co-founded the Classical Theatre of Harlem where from 1999 – 2009 he produced 41 productions yielding 18 AUDELCO Awards, 6 OBIE Awards, 2 Lucille Lortel Awards, a Drama Desk Award and being named “1 of 8 theatres in America to Watch” by the Drama League.

Most recently, Christopher co-produced and directed the world-premiere of Ralph Ellison’s novel Invisible Man.  The project opened at the Court Theatre in Chicago, 2012, and was nominated for seven Jeff Awards, Chicago’s highest theatrical honor.  The production opened at The Studio Theatre in Washington DC in 2012 and The Huntington Theatre, Boston in January 2013.

Christopher co-produced and directed Waiting for Godot in New Orleans, a community development in the Lower Ninth Ward and Gentilly communities of post-Katrina New Orleans.  The New York Times listed the project as one of the top ten national art events of 2007.  The archives from the production have been acquired by the permanent collection of The Museum of Modern Art (MOMA).

Chris’ works have been recognized with the American Theatre Wing Award (Outstanding Artistic Achievement), Drama Desk Award (Artistic Achievement), Edwin Booth Award (Outstanding Contribution to NYC Theater), Lucille Lortel Award (Outstanding Body of Work), and two Obie Awards (Sustained Achievement and Excellence in Theatre)

http://christophermcelroen.com/

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