Phone: 517.775.4246 Email: ixionensemble@gmail.com Performance Venue: The Robin Theatre 1105 S. Washington Ave. Lansing, MI 48910

A 501(c)3 non-profit

2017-2018

 

 

Hoodoo Love by Katori Hall (September 2,3, 9 & 10)

Directed by Rico Bruce Wade

The story of Toulou, an aspiring Blues singer, in Memphis of the 1930’s. Like a Blues song heartbreak and magic work to put her on track.

 

Gidion’s Knot by Johnna Adams (October 14,15, 21 & 22)

Directed by Erica Beck

Starring Sara Frank-Hepfer & Janet Colson

A teacher and a mother navigate a difficult meeting to explore the bullying of a son and a troubling paper

 

Broke-ology by Nathan Louis Jackson (March 17, 18, 24 & 25)

Directed by Ixion Artistic Director, jeff croff

Broke-ology is about the King family who have weathered the hardships of life and survived with their love for each other intact. The father lives in the house the boys grew up in. He's alone, but he maintains his allegiance with their mother in his own way. When the brothers are called home to take care of him, they find themselves strangely at odds.

 

Fears & Phobias by TBA (May 12, 13, 19 & 20)

Directed by Nick Lemmer & Heath Sartorius

Ixion is looking for short plays about fears and phobias. From the plays submitted up to 8 will be chosen to be workshopped and performed. Submissions are accepted through September 30 . Contact Ixion or visit our facebook page for details.

 

"We're excited to once again offer Lansing audiences original works created with Ixion, as well as newer works never before seen in Lansing," says Ixion Artistic Director jeff croff. "Too we're proud of our efforts to encourage new directors to explore their creative voice. Three out of the four shows feature directors who haven't directed with Ixion, while one of the slots represents directorial debuts. We can't wait for audiences to join us for this dynamic season."