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Interactive Multimedia Performing Arts Collaborative Technology 

 is comprised of experienced faculty and technical assistants in dance, music, theatre, visual arts, multimedia, and arts technology. IMPACT consists of a three-week intensive multimedia creative and performance experience culminating in a staged production. This workshop provides an opportunity for students to create new interactive works, as well as to learn digital and multimedia technology. International students have the opportunity to continue to develop their spoken English skills.

NYU Steinhardt Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions
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Thursday, July 27 • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
IMPACT PRESENTS: Keith Patchel's Opera - The Plain of Jars

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The Plain of Jars: A Modern Opera recalls the United States Military Operation, which authorized flying 580,944 bombing missions over the Laotian Plain of Jars from 1964 to 1973. More than two million tons of munitions were dropped on Laos, the equivalent of a B52-load of bombs dropping every eight minutes for nine years.
In the suffocating US politcal climate of 2017, The Plain of Jars: A Modern Opera invites you to question the choices of "The Great American Free World". How do we reconcile the damage caused to those caught in the undertow in the pursuit of "American Interests"? How do we reckon with such a conscious act of terror on another people? And why do we seem to insist on ignoring the lessons from our past?
In The Plain of Jars: A Modern Opera Presidents JFK, Kissinger, LBJ and Nixon convene in the American Hell of the nineteenth century, as Gaia appears to them, warning these “Great Men” of the consequences of their actions.



Thursday July 27, 2017 8:00pm - 10:00pm PDT
Black Box Theatre 82 Washington Square E, New York, NY 10003