VESTIBULE is presenting TAINT, Part 1. a mash-up of media by dancer/choreographer Jasmine Heiss and performer Catalina Lavalle, with visual artists Joseph Hale, Joseph Orzal and HKS181. TAINT is inspired by Antonio Negri and Michael Hardt’s Neo-Marxist classic, Empire. Running August 30 - September 2. See our CALENDAR.
Catalina Lavalle is an actor/performer based in Washington, DC. She received her BFA (Honors) in Theater Performance at Virginia Commonwealth University in 2007 with a concentration in devised theater. In 2009 she completed a graduate certificate program in Documentary Filmmaking from The George Washington University and is currently co-directing her first feature length documentary. As an actor she has appeared in several plays, independent films, commercials, and on TV working in both DC and LA, and was a company member of DC’s premiere physical theater company, Synetic Theatre, for 2 years before retiring to pursue her independent work. As a theater-creator and performance artist, she is interested in creating devised docu-theater; presenting research through multi-media and movement based performances. (2010 “Boxes”; 2011 “#MYTH”; 2011 “FairFairFair”; 2012 “If or If”).