The Quick Center Launches Global Theatre Performance Series

The Quick Center Launches Global Theatre Performance Series

Last year, the Quick Center for the Arts took artistic and intellectual risks with “Global Theatre: A Performance Series,” a new live theater series that combined artistry, intellect and innovation. Curated by Dr. Martha S. LoMonaco and titled It’s A Woman’s World, the series consisted of three performance pieces celebrating American women who dare to make art “outside the box” by co-opting traditional male turf. The series opened with a 1909 play, A Man’s World by Rachel Crothers, performed by Theatre Fairfield, the resident production company at Fairfield University.

Two other pieces in the series were INCARNATIONS, a performance collaboration between Emily Coates, a dancer, and Sarah Demers, a physicist, which explored the intersections between kinesthetic imagination and scientific ideas, and Four Women, created by DJ Reborn and fellow female hip-hop DJs, which paid homage to Nina Simone’s powerful song, “Four Women” of the 1960s.