Close your eye. Close them.
Can you remember it like it was yesterday, or is everything blurred and indistinct?




Your first day at school?
Your first bike?
Your first kiss?
Your first dance?
Your first job?
Your first fight?
Your first love?
Your first hate?



The winners were:

Golden Gates by Rosie Skan

My First Apocalypse by Maxwell Flaum

The Red Couch by Marie Franz

Spin the World Around by Kate McCane

Authorization Breakdown by Martin Esters

Erika Hughes studied at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts/Playwrights Horizons Theatre School and holds a Ph.D. in Theatre and Drama from the University of Wisconsin. She has over fifteen years of experience as a director, designer and performer.

  • Thurs, March 15, 2012 | 8pmMain Stage

with six additional performances

with David Cassel, Carrie Getman, Agnes Lampkin and Paul Marino

Directed by Erika Hughes

Set and costumes: Tomas Fitzpatrick

Light design: Katri Kuusimäki

The 2012 competition was curated by Pip Swallow

The jury members were Hannah Cleaver, Sabine Manke and Christian Winkler.