How do you build a life amidst climate crisis?
A self-guided audiowalk exploring the audience's relationship to a changing climate. Broadcasting live over FM radio, writer/performer Monica Miklas shares her stories and prose poetry as the audience explores a real wildfire burn site. Described as "decidedly timely, reflective of an era when the loss of life can feel overwhelming to the point of paralyzing" (LA Times).
LA Times - A COVID-safe interactive outdoor theater explores California's fire season and life in 2020
No Proscenium - A Time to Rend, A Time to Sew with 'Fire Season' + Marking Meaning in Fire Season
HowlRound - Fire Season: Making Site-Specific Theatre About Climate Change that Could Threatened by Climate Change
Become Immersed - Capital W's Fire Season: A Socially Distanced Meditative Hiking Journey
Production History: Premiered at Paramount Ranch, CA (Sept-Oct 2020); Paramount Ranch, CA (Oct 2021); presented by the Denver Film Festival at Bear Creek Lake Park, CO (Nov 2021).
Written & Performed by Monica Miklas | Directed & Produced by Lauren Ludwig | Sound Design by Dave McKeever | Production Managed by Christina Bryan | Original Music Composed by Susan Voelz | Cello Performance by Susanna Cervantes | Stage Managed by Summer Grubaugh & Alex Rehberger (2020) and Christina Bryan (2021) | Zine & Postcard Design by Monica Miklas
Photos: Nick Cimiluca & Lauren Ludwig