by Alisa Zhulina
Announcing Floor Five Theatre Co.’s Fall 2019 Production:
the World Premiere of…
ALGORITHM by Alisa Zhulina
About the Play:
In the future, data analytics calculates how useful you are to society and which one of your romantic prospects has the best chance of working out. In this world of clean efficiency, Luke and Mamie study for the most important test of their lives, a test that will determine their lifetime value and a future together.
About the Playwright:
Alisa Zhulina is a playwright and theatre director. Her plays have been produced by Exquisite Corpse Company, at Dixon Place, New Perspectives Theatre, the Downtown Urban Arts Festival, and Festival de Teatro Alternativo in Bogotá, Colombia, to name a few.
Zhulina is also an Assistant Professor of Theatre Studies at the NYU Tisch Department of Drama. Her current book project, Theatre of Capital, focuses on how theatre from the nineteenth century onward is invested in staging and challenging economic ideas.