Kym Moore and Michael T. Williams founded the company in 2012 with a three-venue tour of Erik Ehn’s Yermedea, culminating at La MaMa E.T.C. as part of Soulographie: Our Genocides (Lead Artists: Kym Moore, Erik Ehn, Ale Prieto). Francesca Montaile Lyons and Michael Costagliola joined the Company for this first work, as Education Outreach Coordinator and Composer/Sound Designer, respectively. The company’s second work, Nellie/Nellie, premiered in Philadelphia’s FringeArts Festival in September 2014 (Lead Artists: Michael T. Williams and Michael Costagliola). Dear Diary LOL (Lead Artist: Francesca Montanile Lyons) premiered in the 2017 FringeArts Festival.
Antigravity splits its time between Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, and anywhere they can find where artists are bustling.
* To generate evocative, visually-driven, intermedial performance through an evolving exploration of diverse subject matters, structures, and dramaturgies.
*To explore the boundaries of theatrical convention in form and content, while cultivating new frontiers in the art of performance-making.
*To incite and encourage new conversations about the collective human experience that challenge sociopolitical norms.
Antigravity Performance Project is a 501c3 not-for-profit theatre company in the State of Rhode Island. Our advising board is: Peggy Howard Chane, Jimi Napoli, Hans Bulteryst, Aaron Malkin, Lee Taglin, Isabelle Lion-Betancourt, Tim Lion-Betancourt, Alex Peyser, Michael Fieni, Naomi Inoshita, and Beth Taglin. APP was formerly known as “AntiGravity Theatre Project.”