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Created in response to DePaul Art Museum’s exhibition Selva Aparicio: In Memory Of, Memo is a site-specific performance that explores privacy, secrets, and intimate moments in the context of ordinary household life. How do the walls of a home free us? Constrain us? Hold us? From the everyday absurdities of sharing space to the quick flares of family tempers, Memo invites audiences to join artists from The Theatre School, School of Music, and DePaul Art Museum in a unique look at who we are when we are not quite alone.

With DePaul student-developed and performed theatrical vignettes set to student-composed music, made in response to Chicago-based artist Selva Aparicio’s artworks, this run marks the first collaboration between three of the DePaul Fullerton Arts Corridor departments. Theatrical performances have been directed by The Theatre School’s Professor Toranika Washington with musical guidance from the School of Music’s Assistant Professor Osnat Netzer as part of The Learning Studio museum education initiative with Jim Duignan of DePaul’s College of Education for DPAM.​

This event is recommended for audiences 15+

Reserve your tickets here.​

Preview: 

Friday, May 10, 7–9pm​

Performance Dates:

Sunday, May 12, 2–4pm

Thursday, May 16, 2–5pm

Saturday, May 18, 7–9pm

Sunday, May 19, 2–4pm​




 







The Theatre School will be providing free costume, prop, wig, and makeup repairs all weekend, and admissions liaisons will be on hand to answer any questions about BFA or MFA programs. The Theatre School will also be hosting several meet and greets and book signings with cosplayers and influencers in the C2E2 community and a number of free hands-on demos offered by both students, faculty, and cosplay guests on topics like Worbla, EVA foam textures, chainmail, leather tooling, FX makeup, and wig ventilation.


The Theatre School's 2024 C2E2 Schedule

Friday, April 26th, 2024
12 PM-1 PM | Meet and Greet with Kirilee Cosplay and Lunar Lyn
1 PM-2 PM | Meet and Greet with Hobbit Party and The Wizard Tailor
2 PM-3 PM | Leather Tooling Hands-on Demo with PaisleyandGlue
3PM-4 PM | Chainmail Hands-on Demo with The Engineers Cosplay

Saturday, April 27th, 2024
11 AM-12 PM | Worbla 101 with May Jean Cosplay
12 PM-2 PM | Wig Ventilating with Lulucancosplay
1 PM-2 PM | Meet and Greet and book signings with Jedimanda, Casey Renee Cosplay, and PaiselyandGlue
2 PM-3 PM | Meet and Greet with Rachel Maksy

Sunday, April 28th, 2024
11 AM-12 PM | EVA Textures with Leo M
12 PM-1 PM | FX Burn Makeup Demonstration with Ethan Meadow
1 PM-2 PM | Shop Talk and Meet and Greet with YupKat
2 PM-3 PM | Clear Worbla Reverse Painting with professional craftsperson Laura Whitlock

​To learn more about C2E2, visit ​​the C2E2 website​.