Episode 2

Tribe of Fools

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 

Our second episode takes us to the Philadelphia Circus School to meet the Tribe of Fools, a group of physical theatre practitioners who are using circus, parkour, and acrobatics to address critical issues in their local community. We explore how movement helps to transcend language and express the complex emotions when words fall short. 

Tribe of Fools Credits 

Hosted by Ashley Marinaccio 

Featuring Kyle Yackoski, Terry Brennan, and Joseph Ahmed

Directed by Janet Bentley

Cinematography by Noura Boustany Jost 

Assistant Directed by Melissa Ingle

Sound Mixed by Micheal Rybicki

Original Music Composition and Sound Designed 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 Press and Poster Photography by Jody Christopherson

Produced and Supported by Dominique Bravo, Karen Gunn, Jackie Shapiro, Patrick Clearly, Gerit Quealy 

Special Thanks: 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