Back by popular demand, Miami Light Project is proud to present PET, a theater work written and performed by Miami-based actor/writer/dancer, Rudi Goblen.
PET is an interactive physical one man theatre piece set in a support group meeting for ex-lovers/serial monogamist built from an array of interviews and shared experiences of the broken-hearted. Drawing from a repository of human emotions, fears, hopes, dreams and instincts; while forging a blend of movement, speech and actions to tell its stories – PET deals with the complexities of relationships, love, and lack thereof.
Rudi Goblen was commissioned by Miami Light Project to create the solo performances Insanity Isn’t, Fair Welling, and PET. Rudi Goblen is also known as an acclaimed B-Boy. Along side his award winning crew Flipside Kings, he has toured nationally and internationally competing and adjudicating since 1994. In 2003, Rudi joined Teo Castellanos/D-Projects, a contemporary dance/theater company that fuses world arts and culture while examining social issues through performance. With D-Projects, Rudi toured internationally in Scratch & Burn, a meditation on the war in Iraq; and FAT BOY, a project exposing world hunger amid American consumerism and waste. Rudi is a recipient of the 2008 Future Aesthetics Artist Re-grant (FAAR) funded by the Ford Foundation in conjunction with the Future Aesthetics Cohort, and the 2013 Miami-Dade County’s Choreographers Fellowship Award. He has trained and worked with DV8 Physical Theater and Cirque De Soleil – and is a founding member of Rosie Herrera’s Rosie Herrera Dance Theatre, Octavio Campos’ Campostion Hybrid Theatre Works, and the interactive performance troupe Circ-X.
Eventz Paul is currently the Technical Director and Productions Manager at Miami Light Project. He has been a part of this organization since 2011. He participated in Miami Light Project’s first class of the Technical Fellowship Program held at The Light Box. He joined this program hoping to improve his existing theater skills. He received training from experts in the industry that mentored and further his theater technical skills. Now, he has successfully used his professional knowledge and has had the opportunity to work with various arts organizations and venues throughout Miami including Miami Theater Center, National Young Arts Foundation, the Colony Theatre and many more. He has become an instructor and conducts audiovisual classes to incoming technical fellows.
Beth Boone has been the Artistic & Executive Director of Miami Light Project since 1998, developing critically acclaimed artistic programs that have asserted the organization as one of the leading cultural institutions in South Florida. These programs include: the establishment of Here & Now, South Florida’s most respected commission and presenting program for community-based artists; premiere presentations of internationally acclaimed; pioneering historic international cultural exchange with Cuba; and the creation of The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse, a multi-use performance and visual art space in Miami’s Wynwood Arts District. She previously served as Associate Director of Development for Florida Grand Opera, Deputy Director for the Department of Cultural Affairs at Miami Dade Community College, Wolfson Campus, co-founded an Off Broadway theater company (New York Rep), and served for six years as a Program Associate in the Arts & Culture Program of the AT&T Foundation. She received a B.A. in Fine Arts from the College of Charleston in South Carolina, and a MFA in Theater Arts from Brandeis University in Boston, MA.