Emilý Æyer and Traci Lavois Thiebaud present YOUR VERY OWN FUNERAL with Evan McCarley: a celebration of the last stop on the life cycle. An evening of music, and multimedia poetry.
Shed your skin.
COME DIE WITH US
$5 at the door
Goth, and/or mourning attire strongly encouraged.
🔻Traci Lavois Thiebaud🔻 is a writer, multimedia artist, director, producer, and performer. She studied improv comedy at the Upright Citizen's Brigade Theater in Los Angeles. In 2014 she founded Whatever, Mom Publications, a tiny press in Houston. That same year she published her first collection of poetry and collage art and toured the country with her publication. In the spring of 2017, Thiebaud co-created, performed in, and served as assistant director for Red House, an immersive, site-specific theater experience. Currently she explores avantgarde performance through multimedia poetry and sound. Thiebaud produces video and live creative content at Dinolion, and teaches improv comedy at BETA Theater.
🔻Emilý Æyer🔻 is a vocalist and composer living and working in Houston, Texas. She encapsulates the sounds of her environment to create epic soundscapes using field recordings and her voice. In her music she encourages emotional growth, exploration of gender, and honesty. She is a curator and occasional performer of Carol Where Are You?!, and has assisted with behind the scenes work for Mystic Stylez Productions. She is a professional figure model, and freelance content writer. She is classically trained and has been studying vocal performance for 20 years through the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra and Conservatory of Music, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Sam Houston State University, and most recently composition through self study and exploration.
🔻Evan L. McCarley🔻 is a performance artist, musician, and photographer born and raised in Houston, TX. After studying Art History at University of North Texas in 2008, she moved back to Houston and immersed herself in the local music and arts community. She co-facilitated CounterCrawl, a local arts event, from its second to sixth in iterations, and performed with Continuum Performance Art from 2012 to 2015. Evan was a member of the artist board and a lead volunteer for Lone Star Explosion International Performance Art Biannale in 2014, and co-founded Experimental Action Performance Art Festival. She also serves as a lead organizer for Zine Fest Houston. She has performed original work at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, The Byzantine Fresco Chapel, and DiverseWorks. Her performances examine themes such as experimenting with human interaction, secrecy and communication. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Fine Arts at University of Houston-Downtown.
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