Antigravity is an ensemble devising force.
Antigravity Performance Project is an interstate devised performance company, developing and presenting work in Philadelphia, Providence, and New York City. Core members of the company live and root the work in each of these three locations. Since 2012, we’ve developed a shared creative aesthetic rooted in ensemble, play, movement, music, and found text.
Kym Moore (Artistic Director), Michael T. Williams, Francesca Montanile Lyons, Michael Costagliola (Resident Sound Designer/Composer)
Kyle Dacuyan, Megan Thibodeaux, Alicia Crosby, Sarah Knittel, Gina Murdock, Jenna Strusoswki, and Shanti Pillai
We develop, produce, design, and perform each other’s Lead Work, with the hat of Lead Artist rotating around the ensemble and to guest artists. The performance works we create do not seek to be tonally homogenous; each piece is radically different than the next. We create across genres and inside genre-collisions.
We make our works over long periods of time, guided by collective curiosity and rigorous investigation into socially-conscious subject matters including genocide in Latin America, mental illness and the construction of female “hysteria,” and the politics and body ideals surrounding fatness.
We work with actor-creators, musicians, writers, poets, composers, dancers, educators, and visual artists that contribute to the evolution of our collaborative creative process.
*APP was formerly known as AntiGravity Theatre Project*