Space Grant at Large


Jess Barbagallo makes many kinds of art, including devised events, plays and poems. Barbagallo has performed with the following companies/artists: Half Straddle, Big Dance Theater, Builders Association, Theatre of 2HC (and its Dyke Division), Andrea Geyer, Joshua Conkel and John Turturro. Recently, Barbagallo joined the curatorial committee of ongoing downtown series Little Theatre, hosted by Jeff Jones. Barbagallo will spend the 2013/14 season touring the US and Europe with Paul Lazar/Annie-B Parson’s Man in a Case (featuring Mikhail Baryshnikov), Tina Satter/Half Straddle’s Football/In the Pony Palace, Away Uniform and Seagull/Thinking of you, and the Builders Association’s House/Divided. Half Straddle will premiere its latest work, House of Dance, at Abrons Art Center in October 2013, a co-commission of PS 122 and the NYC Players. Barbagallo has recently begun their first collaboration with Hoi Polloi, working on an adaptation of Plato’s Republic, set to premiere in Durham, NC February/March 2014.

Check out Great Romance written by Jess Barbagallo and directed by Katherine Brook on SATURDAY, October 12, 2013 @ 8:00 PM.