VoxLab 2021: meet you at the Galaxy Diner.

meet you at the Galaxy Diner.

written by Gina Femia
July 18, 2021

This event occurred as part of the 21/22 Theater Department season. This is an archived view.

A new play exploring technology, outer space and looking back to the past.

21/22 Theater Department

written by Gina Femia
directed by Estefanía Fadul

The 2021 Neukom Institute Literary Arts Award for Playwriting winner, meet you at the Galaxy Diner. tells the story of AG and Bill, old high school friends who reconnect by chance over a 1990s-era online messaging service, sparking a wave of memories and old emotions. The play explores technology, outer space and whether looking back can help people remember who they are.

Gina Femia's work has been seen/developed at MCC Theater, Playwrights Horizons, EST, Page 73, CTG, Theater of NOTE, among others. Selected honors include the Kilroys List, Leah Ryan Prize, Doric Wilson Award and the Otis Guernsey New Voices Award. Gina is a Core Writer with the Playwrights Center, an alum of EST Youngblood, Page73's Interstate 73, Pipeline Theatre's PlayLab, New Georges' Audrey Residency, and Nashville Rep's Ingram New Plays Lab. Gina is a New Georges Affiliated Artist and has received residencies with Page73, Powerhouse, NTI at the O'Neill, SPACE on Ryder Farm, and Fresh Ground Pepper. MFA, Sarah Lawrence College (Lipkin Prize in Playwriting).

Estefanía Fadul (she/her) is a Hanover-raised, Colombian-born director and producer. Recent projects: Carla's Quince with The Voting Project (Drama League nomination), Noelle Viñas' Zoom Intervention (Weston Playhouse, NYTimes Critics' Pick), Christina Quintana's Azul (Southern Rep) and Scissoring (INTAR), Stefan Ivanov' The Same Day (Sfumato, Bulgaria), Preston Max Allen and Jessica Kahkoska's Agent 355 (Chautauqua), and James Anthony Tyler's Pranayama (Julliard). Awards/fellowships: New York Stage and Film Pfaelzer Award, Clubbed Thumb Directing Fellowship, O'Neill National Directors Fellowship, Drama League Directors Project, Foeller Fellowship at Williamstown, Van Lier Fellowship at Repertorio Español. Member: Drama League Directors Council, Latinx Theatre Commons advisory committee, and Lincoln Center Theatre Directors Lab. SDC. BA: Vassar College. Learn more about Estefanía >

Now in its 9th year, VoxLab is an incubator for the development of the daring, the innovative and the unique. The week-long theatre residency sees Dartmouth alumni workshopping developing projects on campus alongside current students and faculty. With a focus on devised theater and the experimental performance experience, VoxLab offers alumni and current students the opportunity to immerse themselves in the creative process and brings fearless contemporary performance to the Dartmouth community.

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