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Industry Arts
Occupation Live Theatre Company
Location Los Angeles, California, United States
Introduction Artel (Russian: артель) 1. a labor collective, historically, artels were semi-formal associations for various enterprises: fishing, mining, commerce, or collections of loaders, loggers, thieves, beggars, etc. 2. a cooperative association, a commune of democratically-minded artists. 3. american russian theatre ensemble laboratory. These multiple meanings highlight a line of research that is central to our aim: the development of the individual potential within the collective environment. Through specific engagement with the histories and cultures of Russia and America, ARTEL aims to create performances that provide space for deeper reflection on our shared human experience. Through instigation and collaborative gathering of creative actions across diverse artistic mediums, ARTEL is committed to the construction of culturally enriched communities. ARTEL is located in Los Angeles, California.
Interests Physical Theatre, American Culture, Russian Culture, American History, Russian History, Theatre History, Theatre Future, Grotowski, Odin Teatret, Eugenio Barba, Meyerhold, Steven Wangh, Roy Hart Theatre, Derevo, Butoh, Tadashi Suzuki, Lecoq, Ariane Mnouchkine, Slava Polunin, Russian Theatre, American Theatre
Favorite Music Cerberus Shoal, John Adams, Philip Glass, Glenn Branca