The Descent of Alette, by Alice Notley

Performances:
Thursday, February 19, 2015, 7:30 PM
Savoy @ Curtis Park
2700 Arapahoe St. Denver, CO

Friday, February 20, 2015, 6 PM
Naropa University, Student Union
2130 Arapahoe Ave. Boulder, CO

Saturday, March 28, 2015, 11:30 AM
Coffee House Theater
&Now Conference, CalArts
24700 McBean Parkway, Valencia, CA, 91355

Saturday, April 18, 2015, 7 PM
Mountain Fold Books
121 E Costilla St. Colorado Springs, CO

Cast:
Alexis Almeida — Alette
Yanara Friedland — Alette
Serena Chopra — Tyrant / Disembodied Voice
Sommer Browning — First Mother / Chorus
HR Hegnauer — Scroll Swallower / Demon Saint / Light / Disembodied Voice / Chorus
Andrea Rexilius — Owl

The Descent of Alette, an epic poem by Alice Notley was originally published by Penguin Books in 1996. The version that GASP performs was abridged and adapted for the stage by HR Hegnauer.

The Descent of Alette from Letter A Films on Vimeo.

Thank you for your donations!

Thank you to all who contributed to our fundraising campaign! We reached our goal and are fully funded for our four performances!

GASP would like to extend a special thank you to all of our hosts: Savoy, Naropa University, Mountain Fold Books, and &Now at CalArts.

These performances have been made possible with the generous contributions from our supporters including Jill Almeida, Hanna Andrews, Nicky Beer, Emily Brandt, Brian Buckley, Lilah Byers, Vincent Carafano, Stephanie Cawley, Melina Claire, Elizabeth A. Cooper, Jennifer Denrow, Kiran Dhir, Brian Dickson, Tori Fica, Michael Flatt, Patrick Greaney, E. Tracy Grinnell, Kristy Hegnauer, Mary Hickman, Scott Howard, Brenda Iijima, Matt Isaac, Trevor Kirk, Travis Klempan, Christopher Kondrich, Michele A. Lamorte, Juliana Leslie, Michael Malpiedi, Tony Mancus, Don Marsee, Sara Renee Marshall, Nicole L McKnight, John McRee, Ron Miller, Dan Nielsen, Marianne Pestana, Jeffrey Pethybridge, Michelle Puckett, Christopher Rosales, Ariella Ruth, Selah Saterstrom, Oren Silverman, Scott Storey, Paige Taggart, Vanessa Villarreal, Michael Walsh, Andrew Webster, Liz Wessel, and numerous other anonymous contributors. We would also like to thank Lola Gerber and Julia Stawarz for assisting us during rehearsal.