Flyaway Productions announces the world premiere of MEET US QUICKLY WITH YOUR MERCY, the second in a trilogy of outdoor aerial public art performances addressing the devastating effects of mass incarceration. Meet Us Quickly is presented in partnership with the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD), Prison Renaissance, Bend the Arc Jewish Action, and through CounterPulse’s curated co-production program. It will take place on the exterior facades of CounterPulse as well as on the Dahlia Hotel next door, with eight performances at 7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday, October 9, 10, 16 and 17, and an additional performance at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 15. All performances are free. For health and safety reasons due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, audience size at each showing will be sharply limited. For reservations, visit counterpulse.org.
Choreographer & Director: Jo Kreiter
Lead Writer: Rahsaan Thomas
Dancers: Bianca Cabrera, Clarissa Dyas, Laura Elaine Ellis, Sonsherée Giles, Maddy Lawder, Megan Lowe, Helen Wicks
Composer: Jewlia Eisenberg
Set Designer: Sean Riley
Lighting Designer: Jack Beuttler
Costume Designer: Jamielyn Duggan
More information: Flyawayproductions.com
The world premiere of Meet Us Quickly With Your Mercy is supported by The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Fleishhacker Foundation, Kenneth Rainin Foundation, Zellerbach Foundation, Creative Work Fund, MAP Fund, Bill Graham Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, California Arts Council, San Francisco Arts Commission, San Francisco Grants for the Arts and New Music USA.
For all press inquiries contact John Hill at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photo of Clarissa Dyas by RJ Muna