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Hit the Lights! Theater Co.Creator and performer
Hit the Lights! Theater Co. is an award winning company created out of an artistic agreement to tell simple stories well in unconventional ways. Original works include DUNGEON (Audience Pick of the Fringe at the Cincinnati Fringe and Editors Pick at the Minnesota Fringe), WHALES and a world premiere immersive theater experience, THE OTHER RHINE (Know Theatre of Cincinnati). HTL!’s Off-Broadway credits include their original performance of HORSETALE at Ars Nova’s 2017 ANT Fest, La MaMa ETC Puppet Slam, DUNGEON twice at Ars Nova One Night Stand, ISLA at Dixon place and most recently ISLA at Ars Nova where Hit the Lights! is currently Company-in-Residence.
How far would you go to restore the piece of yourself you hold dearest? In Hit the Lights! Theater Company’s new shadow play with music HORSETALE, a Horse and his Tail become separated and, in their search for each other, find themselves. HTL! weaves together handmade shadow puppetry, three vintage overhead projectors, live original folk music, and American iconography to tell a story as wild and expansive and intimate as the West itself.
Hit the Lights! Theater Co. is an award winning company born from an artistic agreement to tell simple stories well in unconventional ways. Utilizing found materials, flashlights, and cardboard, HTL! specializes in the transformation of ordinary into extraordinary. HTL!’s performances delight in the interplay between darkness and light, utilizing shadow puppetry as the lifeblood of their storytelling. The company is comprised of six experienced, multidisciplinary artists: puppeteers, actors, musicians, artisans, and everything in between.
Original works include DUNGEON (Audience Pick of the Fringe at the Cincinnati Fringe and Editors Pick at the Minnesota Fringe),WHALES (nominated for three Innovative Theatre Awards including Outstanding Innovative Design, Outstanding Original Music and Outstanding Premiere Production of a Play) and a world premiere immersive theater experience THE OTHER RHINE (Know Theatre of Cincinnati).