Starting from a dream, Mirage Machine weaves a tapestry of slapstick heartbreak and serious absurdity. Our format is freedom and our method purely accident.
About the MACHINE
They begin by getting a suggestion from the audience of an image from a dream someone has actually had, and from there do a montage in which formats will mysteriously emerge and dissipate. Although they don't set out for narrative sometimes one arises; what they're aiming for is more like thematic unity and subliminal throughline.
"What's Your Deal?"
Their answer to the "What's Your Deal?" question on a 2015 application to perform at The Hideout Theatre:
We do a montage of scene work, but a little bit more surreal.
- Photoset by Steve Rogers that includes their 9/14/15 performance at The Knockout.