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OUR BEST KEPT SECRET

AN EXPLORATION OF A HOMOSEXUAL MAN’S RELATIONSHIP TO THE “CLOSET”.  USING PORNOGRAPHIC IMAGERY, INQUIRIES ON SEXUALITY AND GENDER, AND THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN WITNESSING AND EMBODYING, OBKS IS - IN SOME OBSCURE WAY - A COMING-OUT PIECE. 

 

OBKS WAS CHOSEN TO BE PRESENTED AT THE AMERICAN COLLEGE DANCE FESTIVAL NORTH-WESTERN REGION, WHERE IT WAS SELECTED AS A FINALIST TO PERFORM AT THE ACDFA 2012 GALA, AND LATER AS AN ALTERNATIVE PERFORMANCE FOR THE AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL IN WASHINGTON D.C

TITLE:

OUR BEST KEPT SECRET

MUSIC:

PATRICK WATSON

"DOWN AT THE BEACH"

COSTUMES:

PANTS

DENIM SHIRTS

FORMAT:

PROSCENIUM

CAST:

NATHAN BLACKWELL

DREW BUTLER

DESHAWN MARSHALL

SEXTON MCGRATH

JADD TANK

PROPS:

CHAIRS

BUNNY HEAD

RUNTIME:

10 MINUTES

PERFORMERS:

THREE - FVE

CAN BE SET AS:

TRIO

QUINTET

PERFORMED IN:

 (TRIO) CHARLOTTE IREY YORK THEATER, 2012, BOULDER - COLORADO 
(TRIO) KINGSBURY HALL, ACDF, 2012, SALT LAKE CITY - UTAH
CHARLOTTE IREY YORK THEATER, 2011, BOULDER - COLORADO (PREMIERE)

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