This world premiere interactive theatrical experience incorporates live neuroscientific monitoring and recording that explores both the deep embedding and malleability of female identity. More…
"The Female Role Model Project" features four diverse female-identified performers of various ethnicities, ages, and sexual identities, who portray a series of well-known, iconic women including Marilyn Monroe, Michelle Obama, Melania Trump, Mulan and Kim Kardashian. Together, these four actresses are one of four components of a unique ensemble modality that is equal parts performer, scientist, technician and audience member.
See it if Worst of the year! A muddled mess with problems all over... sound, staging, visuals, performances, and dialogue. Couldn’t wait to get out.
Don't see it if You want to make good use of your time.
See it if you like participatory presentations with high tech and energetic actors sharing their real-life experiences to bring about new perspectives
Don't see it if you are upset by a high tech show that doesn't always come through: hard-to-hear interpretations and audience voices in mic, lighting, etc.
See it if Three Legged Dog continues its exploration of visual tech with this well-intentioned gender experiment featuring four women & some audience.
Don't see it if Like watching an essay-rich oral college thesis in real time. Monologues. Might be asked to put on a headset. A demonstration without drama.
See it if you have done your homework & carefully read & RE-read the description. Production can be intimidating @ first. Relax, let loose & just BE.
Don't see it if you're only open to traditional theater, nothing alternative, interactive, no audience-participation, 'meta', or constant 4th-wall breakage.
See it if you like exploring unconventional theatrical formats and audience participation.
Don't see it if you expect the science component to be in coherence with art. The brain activity visualization is cool but mostly serves as a backdrop.
See it if You are interested in gender issues and feminism You like to participate with the actors You like more a workshop than a regular play
Don't see it if You don't like alternative theatre You are not interested in social topics
See it if you're interested in a neuroscientifically shown experience of the female mind while she ponders her life's path in different situations.
Don't see it if If you don't enjoy interactive theater or aren't interested in the differences between how the female and the male. think or act.
See it if you want watching actors dramatize the impact of gender throughout stages of their lives... and sometimes go onstage to explore gender ideas
Don't see it if you don't like opportunities to be involved in the show or your are not interested in the impact of gender on lives
Also Excellent acting - women of many ages, ethnic backgrounds