LAVA presents A Goddessey, our feminist survival story that journeys through landscapes emotional and geologic carrying a transmuting traveler from a bleak and blurry patriarchal present into a rainbow colored feminist future with the help of ancestors geologic and otherwise. A Goddessey is the synthesis, culmination, and explosion of 15 years of earth moving performance by LAVA.
Directed by Sarah East Johnson. Music by DJ Tikka Masala; Costumes by Claudia Browne; Lighting by Alison May; Choreography and performance by LAVA members Molly Chanoff, Lollo Romanski, Sarah Dey Hirshan, Hilary Melcher Chapman, Efe Alibo, Mieke D, and Lex Garnett. Directorial consultant Anni Davey. Text by Starhawk, Kay Turner, subway poetry, Elizabeth Bishop, bell hooks, Harriet Tubman, Robin Wall Kimmerer. Dramaturgy by Mimi McGurl. Additional music by Toshi Reagon and Lee Free.