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Is it Thursday Yet?

July 11 - August 6

LA JOLLA PLAYHOUSE Is it Thursday Yet?

Swirl into a dance of discovery, traverse a brain in motion, and delve into a life on the spectrum with the vibrant and expressive Jenn Freeman. After her Autism Spectrum Disorder diagnosis at 33 in 2021, Jenn embarked on an enlightening voyage, dotted with continual revelations. Spurred by a deep-rooted desire to revisit her childhood memories through this newfound perspective, she found the perfect medium to spotlight her narrative – the eloquent and emotive language of dance.

“Is It Thursday Yet?” whisks you away into the intricate labyrinth of Jenn’s neurodiverse mind, unveiling a dazzling panorama of dance, live music, and intimate home video snippets. This mesmerizing sensory journey is soundtracked by the original live music of celebrated musician Holland Andrews, melding together audio narratives from Jenn’s therapist, soulful vocals, lilting clarinet, rhythmic drums, and pulsating electronic music. The Tony Award-winning Rachel Hauck takes inspiration from Jenn’s sensory sensitivities to craft a scenic design rich in texture, color, light, and sound. This inspiring, intellectually stimulating masterpiece is co-created and helmed by the dynamic choreographer Sonya Tayeh, famed for her Tony Award-winning work in Moulin Rouge. Step into Jenn’s world, and experience her truth expressed through dance.

Hours vary, check website for more details.

Details

Start:
July 11
End:
August 6
Event Category:
Website:
https://lajollaplayhouse.org/show/is-it-thursday-yet/

Organizer

La Jolla Playhouse
Phone
8585501010
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Venue

Mandell Weiss Theatre
2910 La Jolla Village Dr.
La Jolla, CA 92093 United States
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Phone
(858) 534-4574
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