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May 28, 2022

Modeling: Staged Reading

Hosted by Upintheair Theatre

Upintheair Theatre Presents a Reading of seeley quest’s Modeling

“Two physically disabled artists grapple with erotics and power during their first modeling shoot together”

Professional art model Marlo meets new client photographer Sandy: while shooting Sandy pushes boundaries bringing unexpected sexual energy. Sandy interrogates Marlo about relationship to body, disability, sexuality, exposure and control. Marlo is seduced and challenged, also questions and unsettles Sandy. Sexual tension and sparring increases; tempted, they’re also jarred by how pressures regarding disability and power drive each of them. 

The characters aren’t assigned genders; roles played by different genders will highlight different dynamics. Developed in collaboration with disabled trained and untrained actors, Modeling centres questions of desire, consent, embodiment, and intimate labour.

Venue: Online Zoom 60 minutes May 28 4:00 PM PDT


ASL Interpretation will be provided. Automatic captions available in the Zoom presentation. This presentation is considered Low-Vision Friendly.


Upintheair Theatre

4096 Commercial Street, Vancouver, BC, V5N 4G3, Canada

Email: info@upintheairtheatre.com

Upintheair explores issues and ideas examining the contemporary world around us. With a keen eye on the immediate future, we foster possible futures by producing theatrical works of speculative fiction and by supporting the next live performance generation - those who see it, those who make it, and those who do it.