NEW YORK — A local artist is getting the chance to present his solo performance live with theater company Mabou Mines after it was halted because of the pandemic.
Sean Devare, a multidisciplinary theater artist, is the creator of “First Violin,” a piece that investigates cultural inheritance and musical evolution.
Devare explores the ancient Indian origins of the violin. In his performance, he uses the instrument’s history as a metaphor to explore his own experience as an Asian-American “third-culture kid.”
Devare’s parents are Indian and Chinese. His culture inspired the project, which started in 2018 during his MFA program at Sarah Lawrence College.
“It is the ideas, the
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