In the lounge Ants Go Marching Rat King Theatre

About This Show

The Ants Go Marching is a slice of late summer evening where two women – one newly a mother and the other newly heart broken – struggle to connect from their disparate viewpoints. As conversation heats up and communication breaks down, Edith recounts a fairy tale and Edie expresses herself through movement.


Tessa Allen is a Brooklyn based, writer, choreographer, illustrator, and performer. She is a classically trained dancer with a BA in History from Willamette University, MA Performance Studies NYU, Tisch. Her most recent works in New York include Meat Market in Money Lab, WORK in PERFORMA 15, and Point of Origin at The Brick. In 2014 Tessa Co-Founded Rat King Theatre and has been making delicious ,absurd creations ever since.Tessa also works as a teaching artist here in New York.


Krystalla Pearce is an Australian theatre maker based in Brooklyn, New York. She is a co-founder of Rat King Theatre. Recent projects include: Family and Fakes (the island-resignified, Lefkada, Greece); Point of Origin (The Brick, New York); Things that must be done (PERFORMA 15, New York); The Vagina Monologues (Mother Theater Project, New York); and Once Upon a Sausage (Tiny Theater Festival, The Brick, New York). She is also a teaching artist and has led devised theatre workshops on social justice issues with adolescents and graduate students in India and Australia and is currently teaching in public schools across New York City.


Saturday, January 28 at 7:30pm

Free Admission

Estimated Runtime
45 minutes

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Written & Performed by 

Tessa Allen & Krystalla Pearce


Bridget Balodis

Jenny Tortorello


Jon Vachon