The work on display at Berlin’s Theatertreffen draws on film, novels, Brecht, and ancient Greek drama.
Trash Cuisine is a play about the visceral horrors of political violence.
It’s a hot Friday afternoon. Inside the LAVA Studio in Brooklyn, six bodies take turns tumbling on a large blue mat: forward rolls, cartwheels, back handsprings, backward rolls into handstands. They cheer each other on throughout the warm-up. Their bodies are strong, their energy joyfully palpable.