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Threnody Collective

September 8–9

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September 8 at 5:00pm

September 8 at 8:00pm

September 9 at 5:00pm

September 9 at 8:00pm

2022 Fringe Festival

60 min


Christ Church Neighborhood House

Wheelchair Accessible

Threnody is an original theatrical performance that hopes to understand, dissect and undercut our society’s relationship to individual grief, collective grief, and the ways in which we can inspire and support one another through hard times.

Pay What You Can happy hour special for the 5pm show on Friday 9/9, tickets sold at the door will be pay what you can!

Threnody was created with support from The University of the Arts/Pig Iron School and was first shared publicly at the Philadelphia Arts Bank in December 2021.

Appropriate for ages 13+

Content Considerations

A threnody is a wailing ode, hymn, song or poem of mourning. Please proceed with that in mind.




Health & Safety

Masks are required to attend this event. Audience members must wear masks for the duration of this performance. Vaccination cards will not be checked. Please plan accordingly.


Original Collaborator: Kate Aarness

Original Collaborator: DreLand Goar

Original Collaborator: Sasha Kostyrko

Original Collaborator: Nina Sharp

Original Collaborator: Brooke Shilling

Collaborator: Connor Hogan

Collaborator: Jacob Gilbert


About the Artist


The Threnody Collective is made up of all femme and non-binary theatre artists, all recent graduates of the University of the Arts/Pig Iron MFA Devised Performance program in Philadelphia. Members of the collective include Kate Aarness, DreLand Goar, Sasha Kostyrko, Nina Sharp, and Brooke Shilling.