Animal Farm

State Puppet Theatre, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
June 2018

Pace School of Performing Arts, New York City
September 2018

About the Production

A workshop exploration on human self-deception and power based on George Orwell’s Animal Farm. Directed by Veselka Kuncheva, designed by Marieta Golomehova with music composed by Hristo Namliev.

In May/June of 2018, the Nostos Ensemble (@nostosensemble) traveled to Stara Zagora, Bulgaria for the first stage of the International Creative Lab: Orwell Studio, funded through the Bulgarian-American Exchange Program, administered by the Art Office Foundation, and supported by Pace School of Performing Arts. In September of 2018, the next stage of the laboratory culminated with the New York premiere of Animal Farm.

Featuring: Nolan Atterbury, Kyle Best, Sophia Carlin, Alex Church-Gonzales, Ryan Cook, Chloe Gluchanicz, Abby Gumpper, Madi Hall, Robert Hamlin, Jordan Hudec, Chance Riley Kester, Melissa Myers, Kelly Ng, Asha Printup, Jade Rodriguez, Tamar Rubin (TV: Will & Grace), and Yoni Weiss.