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September 27th - October 13, 2018

Marsian De Lellis

OBJECT OF HER AFFECTION

“The piece, which questions on a cosmic level our artificial divide between the animate and the inanimate, has the appealing, droll humor and structural unity of a David Sedaris story.” —LA Weekly



Created and performed by Marsian De Lellis and developed with director Michele Spears, Object of Her Affection is an unconventional love story that follows the emotional journey of one Andrea Lowe, after she has fallen, mysteriously, from a building. De Lellis endearingly demonstrates their artistic passion for animating the inanimate, as they craft the story of a heroine whose Object Sexuality reveals the way that objects quietly hold multiple personalities, and sometimes multiple hearts.
From her first love—a baby’s blanket—to adolescent dalliances with a bad-boy hunting rifle, Object of Her Affection tackles Andrea’s romantic evolutions, including big-time infatuations with high-profile structures like the Berlin Wall and Golden Gate Bridge. With great care and warm humor, De Lellis complicates notions of sexual identity, while exploring the synesthetic relationship between objects and humans.

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PERFORMANCES

Thursday, Sep. 27 8:00pm
Friday, Sep. 28 8:00pm
Saturday, Sep. 29 8:00pm
Sunday, Sep. 30 7:00pm
Thursday, Oct. 4 8:00pm
Friday, Oct. 5 8:00pm
Saturday, Oct. 6 8:00pm
Sunday, Oct. 7 7:00pm
Wednesday, Oct. 10 8:00pm
Thursday, Oct. 11 8:00pm
Friday, Oct. 12 8:00pm
Saturday, Oct. 13 8:00pm

Marsian De Lellis (writer, performer, creator) is an interdisciplinary artist who combines sculpture, objects, installation, performance and handmade spectacles to memorialize obsessional lives. Their work celebrates stories of unconventional people whose private manias become public fodder for tabloids and reality television. (Read more)


Michele Spears (director) is a director/choreographer, performer, theatre producer, and arts educator. Her work has been recognized with New York Nightlife, L.A. Weekly, Saturn, UNIMA, Stagescene L.A., Dramalogue, and Santa Barbara Independent Awards, as well as American Choreographers Award and Ovation Award nominations. (Read more)