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welcome to the unusual world of

C O L O U R S

a nonsense

Welcome to the Unusual World of

C O L O U R S

a nonsense

by Natasha Tsakos

 

THE PLAY

COLOURS is an absurd tragicomedy for six characters.

The play engages the audience on a fool’s odyssey as he battles to make sense

of a new world upon surviving an apocalyptic catastrophe, in search of a bathtub.

A Peculiar Commentary on the Human Condition Facing the Perplexities of Modernity

"Better than Ionesco"

-Jorge Guerra, Former Dean of Theater, New World School of the Arts

Written, Designed and Directed by NATASHA TSAKOS

Co-Directed by the ENSEMBLE and TRAVIS NEFF

Master and His Dog  LUCKY BRUNO   First & Second Servant & The Operator  MALIA'KEKIA

Third Servant  DIANA LOZANO   The Fool  NATASHA TSAKOS

Production Monster ART GARCIA    Stage Officer TRAVIS NEFF   

Lighting Deviser  LEN ROWE   Filmed by CARLOS ANDRES CUERVO

Styled by CIRC X and NATASHA TSAKOS   Strange Objects PROP PLANET 

©Inside The Box Series @MIAMI THEATER CENTER   Made Possible by  STEPHANIE ANSIN

NATASHA TSAKOS
Tsakos has produced and created 9 multimedia shows including 2 for the Discovery Channel, written 12 original works, and is the published author of 2 books. She opened the G20 Summit with her show Climax, and has performed with Cirque du Soleil for the Super Bowl Opening Ceremony and at Coachella.
​Ms. Tsakos is a Singularity University alumni, and an advocator for the convergence of Arts and Technology...
LUCKNER "LUCKY" BRUNO
Lucky has a BFA from the University of Miami Musical Theater Conservatory. He is a resident voice and movement director for the Miami Theater Center , a resident choreographer for The Mandelstam Theater / Gymnastics Academy . He has worked with Cirque du Sole/ NFL Super Bowl '07. Lucky was a founding member of the Dance Now modern dance company, and he apprenticed with the Bill T. Jones /Arnie Zane Dance Company in NYC. He has been a company...
DIANA LOZANO
Graduating Summa Cum Laude, Diana Lozano holds an M.F.A. from California Institute of the Arts in Performance Art, Design and Technology through the schools of Theater, and Integrated Media. Currently, Mrs. Lozano teaches at the New World School of the Arts where she also received her B.F.A. in Musical Theater. After grad school, Diana went on to further her studies in clowning and mask at the Dell Arte School in Blue Lake, California. In 2002, Diana founded Circ X an event entertainment...
MALIA'KEKIA
Teaching artist, actress, stilt walker, smile giver and choreographer. She graduated as Salutatorian from New World School of the Arts with a BFA in Music Theater. Malia is an Ensemble Member of Creatively Independent, a revolutionary arts education company. Recent credits: Henry Morton Stanley in “Legend of the Pink Elephant” (Lucky Luckner Bruno/ MTC), Helena in "Midsummer Night's Dream" (Creatively Independent), Diana in "I Love You Because" (Punchline Theater Company), Queen of Hearts...
TRAVIS NEFF
Travis Neff is a Miami native with a successful career as Stage Manager / Lighting Designer / Technical Director. Touring with Natasha Tsakos and numerous Miami-based dance companies, projects have taken him to Havana, São Paulo, Bali, Beijing, throughout Mexico and Central America, the Bahamas and Europe. Travis enjoys filmmaking, serves on the Board of Directors for Crystal Parrot and is thrilled to be working with Natasha again, bringing you COLOURS on the live stage.
LEN ROWE
Len Rowe is a lighting specialist whose work is a fixture of the Miami scene. From building the lighting systems for LIV and Arcadia at the Fontainebleau and programming shows at E11EVEN, the Fillmore, Crobar, Nocturnal, Univision, Faena Theater and many more, to lighting design for Michael Tilson Thomas's performances at the New World Center, Rowe's been hard at work creating for 22 years. He recently founded Bright Future Lighting Design, a company he runs with his partner, Jette Kelly.
ART GARCIA
Production Monster
CAROLINA PAGANI
Prop Magician
CARLOS ANDRES CUERVO
Cinema>to<Grapher
STEPHANIE ANSIN
Playwright, theater director, and Founder and Artistic Director of Miami Theater Center. Her work has received support from the National Endowment for the Arts, Knight Foundation, and The Shubert Foundation. Other honors include: Finalist for the Ellen Stewart International Award (2016) and Silver Palm Award for Outstanding Creative Staging and Production for Three Sisters (2013). In 2016, she spoke at TEDxCoconut, and she is currently participating in Miami-Dade County’s two-year Playwright...
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THE ART BOOK

Each page of the play has been crafted as a singular work of art through composition and typography.

"The book is entirely and intentionally composed of a mixture of real and imaginary words”, twisted, invented, pun intended. COLOURS bridges philosophy, absurdity and design in a judiciously dynamic way. 

Get The Art Book

 

THE AWARD WINNING EBOOK

"The outrageous misuse of language, wildly changing fonts and outlandish layout made

an incredible visual impact, to go along with the aural impact of the author's reading."

Get The Award Winning eBook with Audio

 

THE REVIEWS

Get The Award Winning eBook with Audio

 

THE EXHIBIT

Walk Into the Fantastical World of COLOURS ​

And Discover a Stunning Exhibit of the Book's Artwork, Living Portraits,

Holographic Word Factory, The Box, 6D Gallery, 

and Bizarre Interactive Theatrical Installations

THE STORE

HAPPY SHOPPING

The Script

The Art Book, Paperback

The Art Book, eBook with audio

 
 

THE WORD FACTORY

Because Language Is Invented. Let's Invent Ours.

We Will Preciously Save Your Entries As You Submit Them,

And Carefully Craft a New Clopedia,

Where Yours Will Be Credited Truly

SUBMIT YOUR WORD BELOW

Tasty Granite Gloves: /ˈtāstē /ˈɡranət / ɡləvz /

noun : unknown definition

submitted by Dakota Dach 11.28.2019

Mathematicosurgerist: /maTH(ə)ˈmadiksoˈsərj(ə)rist/

noun : a surgeon of mathematics

THE MONO LOG

CHALLENGE

We Dare You to Submit a Succinct Video

Of an Insane Monologue from the Show 

We Will Select the Best Entries as they Come,

and Highlight Them In Our Kingdom Dot Com

DOWNLOAD PDF

+ RECORD YOURSELF + PUBLISH VIDEO + SUBMIT YOUR LINK

 

NATASHA TSAKOS in COLOURS

GRAND MA in COLOURS

Your Mono Log 

KEVIN HART in COLOURS

Your Mono Log 

JIM CARREY in COLOURS

Your Mono Log 

AL PACINO in COLOURS

Your Mono Log 

YOUR MOM in COLOURS

Your Mono Log 

THE CREATOR

Natasha Tsakos

 Ms. Tsakos is a conceptual director, interactive designer, creator and performer who works on brave new forms of theater where performers and technology coalesce in a dreamlike yet sharply real stage environment. Within this space of total possibility, the Swiss-native muses on the deepest questions of the human soul.

Ms. Tsakos has produced and created nine multimedia shows including two for the Discovery Channel, written twelve original works, and is the published author of two books -- including COLOURS, a nonsense, which won the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Digital Award. She opened the G20 Summit with her show Climax, and has performed with Cirque du Soleil for the Super Bowl Opening Ceremony and at Coachella.

Ms. Tsakos is a Singularity University alumni, and an advocator for the convergence of Arts and Technology. She  has spoken at the United Nations, TED, Google, YPO, KIN Global, IBM Summit, TEDx Broadway, TEDx PuraVida Joven, TEDx San Diego amongst others. In 2016, Tsakos was appointed Ambassador to the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) Youth 2030 Project. 

 

Ms. Tsakos is passionate about the language of interactivity between the imaginary and the real, and creating extraordinary experiences on Earth and beyond. 

 
 
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