The Assembly’s ‘THAT POOR DREAM’
June 26 - June 29
The Assembly is thrilled to announce that a sneak peek of THAT POOR DREAM will kick off this year’s Ice Factory Festival at the New Ohio Theater! This festival has been a dream of ours since we were wee lads. Set entirely on a MetroNorth train traveling from New York City to Fairfield, Connecticut, THAT POOR DREAM draws on the company’s own complex relationship to class identity and economic disparity in American society. Inspired by Great Expectations, Charles Dickens’s classic novel about coming of age in a profoundly class-conscious society. … Continue reading
‘THE CITY’ Wins LA Weekly Set Design Award
April 8 2013
The nice people at LA Weekly honored Son of Semele Ensemble’s THE CITY with a Set Design Award! We were also nominated for best direction, production design, sound design, and lighting design. It was a huge honor to work with Matt McCray, the brilliant actors, and the whole design/production team. It was a real blast. Hopefully this leads to more work with SOSE, and more work in LA.
WritingsMay 12, 2012
Occupying Our Attention
n i c k b e n a c e r r a f is a Brooklyn-based visual/spatial artist and an engineer of transient social constructs. His practice intersects installation art, environmental design, and scenic design, dramaturgy and directing. Nick is Co-Artistic Director of The Assembly, a Brooklyn-based performance collective that develops design, text and action simultaneously in service of rigorously-investigated performances. Read More.