High Winds

How does sleep—or its absence—change us? At the end of another wakeful night, High Winds tears off on a hallucinatory road trip in search of his estranged half brother, led by cryptic signs and coincidences. Text,music and image combine to chart a phantasmagorical voyage through kaleidoscopic Western landscapes and vivid emotional terrain.

HIGH WINDS is a performance about a trans man whose insomnia sparks a fantastical search.

Adapted from the modern-day pillow book of the same name. 

Written & performed by Sylvan Oswald

Music by Jerome Ellis

Images by Jessica Fleischmann

Directed by Ellie Heyman

Abrons Art Center

LAX Festial

Set Design: Carolyn Mraz I Production Stage Manager: Sarah Lurie