March 02, 2011
Performances of ‘2nd Helping’ set at Kleinau
CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Graduate student Aubrey Huber offers a “2nd Helping” at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Kleinau Theater this week, with performances nightly March 3-5.
The ensemble performance explores the politics and implications of “help” through the dynamic relationships forged among women. According to Huber, the writer and director of the performance, the show “takes a cultural look at the ways help is practiced and communicated in various communities.”
Huber seeks to raise questions about “the consequences of helping practices,” she said, with a look at “both the productive and the potentially unproductive nature of help and helping.” Huber represents interpersonal relationships, conversation, and critique as performance to “open up possibilities for radicalized notions of help.”
Chris McRae co-directs the ensemble cast of SIUC graduate students, including Andrea Baldwin, Molly Cummins, Heather Hull, Meggie Mapes, Nichole Nicholson and Diana Woodhouse.
The performance runs today-Saturday, with shows beginning at 8 p.m. Tickets are $7 for general admission, $5 for students. Reserve tickets by calling 618/453-5618 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets are available beginning an hour before the performance begins each night.
Huber, a graduate student in speech communication, is a veteran of the Kleinau Theater stage, as a performer and as a director.
Tickets are $7 for general admission, $5 for students. Reserve tickets by calling 618/453-5618 or emailing email@example.com. Tickets are available beginning an hour before the performance begins each night.