Group Theory is a Brooklyn-based performance company established in 2009 by Ben Vershbow and Dorit Avganim.

Contact: monroeedwards1@gmail.com



COAST OF MARS

(work in progress)



Currently in development, COAST OF MARS is a speculative séance on near futures (and recent pasts) on the Red Planet, a surreal campfire gathering mixing sci-fi, computer games, theoretical science and Soviet space conspiracy.

Concept/script/direction:
Ben Vershbow

Production/dramaturgy:
Dorit Avganim

Ensemble/co-creators:
Clare Barron
Max Dana
Craig Pattison
Ted Schneider

Story/design collaboration:
Gregory Vershbow

Sound Design:
Daniel Kluger

Graphics:
Color Copies

Development History

June 8, 2013 - workshop presentation at MoMA PS1 as part of Expo 1: New York and Triple Canopy's Speculations ("The future is ___________")

September 23, 2012 - workshop presentation at JACK

June 26 - July 8, 2012 - residency in IRT: 3B Development Series

June 8-11, 2012 - residency at Space on Ryder Farm


↓ MoMA PS1 - 6/8/13 ↓
installation by Adrián Villar Rojas

↓ JACK - 9/23/12 ↓



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Group Theory coat of arms by MacGregor Harp