Satori Circus makes the crowd part of the story

Steven Sonoras, Special to The Detroit News
CaptureRussell Taylor, aka Satori Circus, has been redefining local theater since the late ’80s with his Brechtian multimedia performances. Friday and Saturday Satori Circus will present a new performance art piece titled “Dbwe’ inini” at the Hastings Street Ballroom, and it’s unlike anything he has attempted before.

“I was like, ‘I’m tired of performing for people. I want them to perform for me,’ ” he says of his new piece’s impetus. “I wanted to figure out how to do that in a different way than normally is done, like calling people on stage and making them do stuff.” Read More…