Annalise Wedemeyer —
Tuesday 2nd July
Thursday 4th July
5–10 participants per game
Let’s Get Ready to Rumble!*
Grab your friends and enter the game! Assume characters, work together, complete challenges, and answer questions to move across the board! This practice explores interactive games as a fun multimodal approach to exploring essentialism and the labels that dictate our society.
* ”A rumble is a discussion, conversation, or meeting defined by a commitment to lean into vulnerability, to stay curious and generous, to stick with the messy middle of problem identification and solving, to take a break and circle back when necessary, to be fearless in owning our parts…” Brené Brown
Annalise is a collaborative based theater maker and teaching artist from Brooklyn, New York. Before coming to Central, she worked as an actress and teaching artist in NYC public schools. As a performer, Annalise focuses on creating original activist performances which investigate human rights, racism, sustainability, the environment, and capitalism. As a theatre teaching artist she works primarily with students on the autism spectrum, creating original shows which theatre through social emotional learning. She holds a BA in Acting with a focus in Devised Performance from Pace University, and an advanced certificate from Brooklyn College Graduate Center in Autism Communication Arts. Her inquiries dance with exploring positionality, feminist pedagogy, the ethics of care, and reparative theatre practices. Her practice draws upon techniques from devised theater, immersive theater, and applied theater.