The Verbatim Performance Lab (VPL) investigates and performs words and gestures collected from found media artifacts and interview-based data.

Through these investigations, the Lab disrupts assumptions, biases, and intolerances across a spectrum of political, cultural, and social experiences.

What's New?

an exploration of the Judiciary Committee hearings on September 27, 2018

Image of Brett Kavanaugh alongside actress Suzy Jane Hunt on a video monitor.

Photo by Nora Lambert, NYU-TV


The Grab 'Em Tapes

Performers recording The Grab 'Em Tapes

Moore / Jones Challenge

Ryan Conarro as Roy Moore

Lauer / Conway Flip

Actors clockwise from left to right: Analisa Gutierrez, Ashley Renee Thaxton-Stevenson, Joe Salvatore, Andy Wagner

Of a Certain Age

Actors left to right: Keith Morris, Josh Batty, Sherill-Marie Henriquez

Affiliated Artists, Educators, & Scholars

Joe Salvatore (Lab Director)

Rai Arsa Artha

Will Barlow (University of Aberdeen)

Josh Batty

Troy Beard

Sarah Bellantoni

Laura Cabochan

Ryan Conarro

Daryl Embry

Maria Guadalupe (INSEAD-France)

Analisa Gutierrez

Melanie Harrison

Sherill-Marie Henriquez

Cassie Holzum

Keith R. Huff

Suzy Jane Hunt

Natalie Mack

Carmen Meyers

Roxy Reynolds

Emily Schorr Lesnick

Márion Talán

Ashley Renee Thaxton-Stevenson

Andy Wagner

Ryan Weible

Rachel Tuggle Whorton

Social Media Intern: Kaylynn Parks

VPL is a project of the Program in Educational Theatre.

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