City Council Meeting

United States
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City Council Meeting is a four-city performance project in partnership with Mallory Catlett, Jim Findlay, and Aaron Landsman. Premiered in 2012 and now in San Francisco summer of 2014, City Council Meeting is described as “performed participatory democracy.” The piece incorporates audience participation into the performance for a collaborative exploration of the poetry in bureaucracy, and the power and comedy of government procedure. Drama and role playing create a stage for dialogue about community issues. Through this, City Council Meeting attempts to simultaneously harnesses the imperfections of democracy and of theater.

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