Valeria Vasilevski
Concert Theater






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Director for Insekta
(photo of Diamanda Galas)

Continuing her collaboration with Randall Woolf she wrote and directed BYOD, a concert-infomercial commissioned and premiered by the Pittsburg New Music Ensemble ; The Trick is To Keep Breathing commissioned and premiered by Sequitur at Merkin Concert Hall; and Limbs Akimbo for pianist Anthony de Mare.

With a commission from the Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust she collaborated with composer Randall Woolf and pianist Kathleen Supové to write & direct Jitters, a concert theater piece comprised of three original texts: Sutra Sutra, Voice Male and Brain Storm. Jitters premiered at the Flea Theater in New York.

Director of three early Exploding Piano works, an ongoing Concert Theater series created and performed by solo pianist Kathleen Supové. Performed at HERE, The Flea Theater and Joe's Pub (Public Theater).

Director of non Sequitur Summer festival 2001: verbal development (magic potions of music & verse). Composers and poets in first-time collaboration. Produced by Composers Collaborative Inc. and presented at Clark Studio Theater.

Director of non Sequitur Summer festival 2000: verbal development (a postmodernist salon of music and verse).Composers and poets in first-time collaboration. Produced by Composers Collaborative Inc. and presented at HERE.

Director of Kitty Brazelton in 3D!!! by Kitty Brazelton and her nonet DADADAH. Performed at Joe's Pub (Public Theater) and selected for inclusion in the Culturemart Festival at HERE.

Director of CLOSED-CAPTIONED: a Music Performance Event. An annual concert of works by the Common Sense Composers Collaborative featuring twisted tutu (Eve Beglarian and Kathleen Supové). Presented by the Culturemart Festival at HERE.

Director of Diamanda Galas' Insekta. Developed in residence at The Kitchen, produced by International Production Associates, premiered at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on their Serious Fun! festival.

Vasilevski's article on Concert Theater, (2.6MG) appeared in the Yale Theater Review (Spring,'02)


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