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) 

Stage Left Intro Electroblurgen "Gentle, Cruel Orb"
Stage Left Credits Music  Janet Bentley and Andy Evan Cohen "The Rolypolys"

Stage Left Intro Photo by Jody Christopherson 

Executive Producer Karen Gunn 

Additional Footage Provided by Alison Fleminger, Baba Israel and University Settlement's Performance Project
Produced and Supported by Dominique Bravo, Jackie Shapiro, Patrick Clearly, Gerit Quealy

Special Thanks to Alison Fleminger, Baba Israel, Robert A. K. Gonyo, Michael Mandiberg (ITP), CUNY Graduate Center Provost Digital Innovations Grant, Drew Bolander, Dr. Carlos Hernandez, Dr. Ximela Gallardo

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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