Episode 4

University Settlement's Performance Project

Lower East Side, Manhattan

This episode explores the issue of creative space and artist development through the lens of the University Settlement's Performance Project, the oldest settlement house in New York's Lower East Side. 

University Settlement's Performance Project Credits 

Hosted by Ashley Marinaccio

Featuring Alison Fleminger, Baba Israel, Squala Orphon, Sukanya Fairweather, Hetep "Bar Boy"
Directed by Janet Bentley
Cinematography by Noura Boustany Jost
Additional Footage provided by Katherine Freer
Assistant Directed by Zsofia Kozma
Sound Mixed by Micheal Rybicki
Original Composition and Sound Design by Janet Bentley
Wardrobe Design by Stacey Oliver
Graduate Center Advisor/Consultants: Michael Mandiberg (ITP) and Dr. Jean Graham-Jones (Theatre and Performance) 
Produced and Supported by Dominique Bravo, Karen Gunn, Jackie Shapiro, Patrick Clearly, Gerit Quealy
Stage Left Press and Poster Photography by Jody Christopherson

Special Thanks to Michele Hawkins-Jones, Robert A. K. Gonyo, Michael Mandiberg (ITP), CUNY Graduate Center Provost Digital Innovations Grant, Drew Bolander, Dr. Carlos Hernandez, Dr. Ximela Gallardo


This project has been supported by a grant from the CUNY Graduate Center Digital Initiatives and the Office of the Provost. This project is also supported by the NY Public Humanities Fellowship