Self Portrait: Tent (Skin)

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Presented by Self Portrait: Tent (Skin) at F Loren Winship Drama Building B.202, Austin TX

Dec 08 - 09
Self Portrait: Tent (Skin)

In “Self Portrait: Tent (Skin),” audiences sit outside of, and on occasion enter, a tent to participate in a pseudo-psychodrama about mental health.

Conceived by brothers Benjamin and Mason Rosenthal and co-created with dance and multimedia artist Alexander J. Romania as part of their ongoing “Self-Portrait” collaboration (since 2014), “Tent (Skin)” is an interdisciplinary performance in, and around, a 120 square foot tent.

Through personal storytelling, weightlifting, and chewing on beeswax, Benjamin performs a version of himself for the audience. Romania, in his role as Benjamin’s psychopomp “The Stuff,” dances in glowing

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F Loren Winship Drama Building B.202

300 E 23rd St, Austin, TX 78712

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