R&D Program Director Megan McClain interviews Associate Artist Rebecca Hart about her project with composer David Kornfeld being developed in the Civilians R&D Group. Based partly on their own neurodiverse lives, the work asks questions about creativity, sanity, and what we consider "normal."
This episode features more material from “Occupy #S17,” a special cabaret the Civilians hosted at Joe’s Pub to commemorate the one-year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street. Mia Rovegno directed the evening, which drew from interviews conducted by Adam Odsess-Rubin and Steven Cosson, among others. Featured here are monologues from actors David Cale and Jordan Mahome, as well as a rendition of John Lennon’s “Power to the People” by Marykate O’Neil & her band (Gerry Giaimo, Robin Eaton, David Shuman and Mia Theodoratus).
To subscribe to “Let Me Ascertain You” — the Civilians’ podcast — using iTunes, click here.