Airness (High School Edition)
THE STORY: When Nina enters her first air guitar competition, she thinks winning will be easy. But as she befriends a group of charismatic nerds all committed to becoming the next champion, she discovers that there’s more to this art form than playing pretend; it’s about finding yourself in your favorite songs, and performing with raw joy. Will Nina be able to let go and set herself free onstage? Following her mission to shred or be shredded, Airness is an exuberant reminder that everything we need to rock is already inside us. A comedy about competition, completion, and finding the airness inside yourself.
“Uproarious…an all-out comedy that’s fricking funny, hella heartfelt, and badass brilliant.” —DC Metro Theater Arts.
“…Delivers a rocking good time, laughs, and a rock classic earworm to follow you home…if you’re looking for a little escapism and just want to turn off your brain and rock out, this is the show for you.” —Chicago Reader.
“A fabulously fun piece.” —Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
“[Airness is] the state of being so dedicated to and lost in a particular activity that a person loses all his hangups and finds himself feeling so free and uninhibited that he revels in a state of pure joy. The audience will come to understand this sensation.” —Chicago Theatre Review.