To Know a Veil | Past Performances | Collaborators | The Story Behind the Veil
To Know a Veil is an immersive exploration of the personal and cultural implications of how women veil and reveal themselves. Audio installation by Matt Pearson. Beats by Unown. Emma’s work in 2013 has been supported in part by an Artist Fellowship from the DCCAH . This latest production was presented as a part of the 2013 Capital Fringe Festival, a program of the Washington, DC non-profit Capital Fringe.
Press coverage for To Know a Veil:
DC Metro Theater Arts Review “This is everything that a Fringe piece should be. It’s fun, beautiful, experimental, interactive, entertaining, brave, and thought-provoking.”
DC Theatre Scene ”To Know a Veil quickly renders its audience a subject of the experiment, ushering them out of a voyeuristic role and into a place at center-stage.”
Emma interviewed by the Washington Post’s Nelson Pressley about creating a solo piece for this year’s Capital Fringe.
The Washington Post’s Going Out Guide names To Know a Veil one of “10 things to look forward to” at this year’s Capital Fringe.
A behind-the-scenes peek into the inspiration for To Know a Veil on DC Theatre Scene.
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