New Neighborhood is headed to Central Vermont to work on Invictus Mingus by Frank Harts, at Fuller Road Artist Residency May 23-29, 2017, with Jackson Gay, Nicholas Hussong, and actor/writer Tomas Nieboer!
About Invictus Mingus (working title)
It’s 1966. Tomorrow legendary Jazz maestro Charles Mingus is to be evicted from his cluttered New York City apartment. Tonight though he drinks wine; cuts up with his crew on the bass and talks love, Hitler, racism, and politics with a twenty-something Jewish documentary filmmaker. This while his five-year old bi-racial daughter plays in piles of treasure and junk absorbing it all.
Fuller Road Artist Residency is situated on 55 wooded acres in Central Vermont in a Cape Cod house and barn circa 1828. Fuller Road provides creative focus, inspiration, renewal, and regeneration for writers, directors, actors, designers and musicians. Even in its fledgling status the list of creators who have benefited mightily from being here include The Debate Society (Hannah Bos, Oliver Butler, Paul Thureen), Martyna Majok, Diane Rodriguez, Leah C. Gardiner, Elena Araoz, Lisa Portes, Colette Robert, Laurie Woolery, Kym Moore, Amelia Roper, Marti Cassella, Jennifer Kiger, Jackson Gay, Richard Waterhouse, and Dan Butler.