Before and After New York (Premiere 2015)

Before and After New York, was commissioned for the 2015 Performa Biennale. Created in collaboration with Hong Kong based artists, Royce Ng and Daisy Bisenieks and Kuang-Yu Fong, the project blended sections of CTW’s production “Day Jobs/Opera Dreams”, together with a documentary narrative thread concerning the struggles of a Somali businessman trying desperately to make a living in Hong Kong. The performance starred Kenyan/American actor, Irungu Mutu and New York based dancer, An Nuo.

Before and After New York debuted in 2015 and has been performed at venues including Performa 15 (NYC).

Production Credits

Directors & Writers : Kuang-Yu Fong, Royce Ng, Daisy Bisenieks

Performers: Irungu Mutu, An Nuo