Final ‘No Boundaries’ performance is a ‘fiction within a fiction within a fiction’
“The Rehearsal,” a production that challenges the audience’s perception of reality by presenting a rehearsal — or perhaps the rehearsal of a rehearsal — is the final offering in “No Boundaries: A Series of Global Performances,” presented by the Yale Repertory Theatre and the World Performance Project at Yale.
Directed by Spanish choreographer and performer Cuqui Jerez, “The Rehearsal” was created in collaboration with María Jerez, Cristina Blanco, Amaia Urra, and Gilles Genter, and will be performed by María Jerez, Jerez, Amaia Urra, Ismeni Enevold, and Thomas Kasebacher.
A classically trained ballet dancer, Cuqui Jerez has worked in dance, theater, and film in Madrid since 1990. “The Rehearsal” is one part of “The Neverstarting Story” — a collaboration with artists Urra, Blanco, Cuqui Jerez, and María Jerez, in which each artist created an independent work that finds a new intersection between dance, performance, video, and theater.
“The Rehearsal” will be staged Friday, March 23, at 8 p.m. and Saturday, March 24, at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the Iseman Theatre, 1156 Chapel St. Question-and-answer sessions with the artists will be held immediately following all of the performances. The production contains strong language.
“The Rehearsal” replaces the previously announced “Neva.”
Tickets are $35 and $10 for students. Tickets may be purchased online, by phone 203-432-1234, and in person at the Yale Rep box office, 1120 Chapel St., at York Street.