“After the show, Treatman explains to me some of her philosophy of performance—that when an audience witnesses “an action” by performers, it imparts deeper meaning to the actions. Her interest is in framing the quotidian details of everyday life within a theatrical setting, ideally with all of the stagecraft of full production. In this showing, when music is added to the onstage actions, it floats the performance above the mundane to the metaphorical." - Patricia Graham
“With the prevalence of screens, audiences gaze into neo fourth walls for hours per day more so than ever before. I want to know how this behavior primes audiences when they go to gaze into the lit box of a theatre.”
"Right now, as I write this, three performances are happening at Glasshouse... dance-theater artist Mira Treatman is wrapping up “Dr. Mira,” which also started at noon, around 3. After them, more artists will arrive to launch 3-, 6-, and 12-hour-long performances, as the Neo-Domesticity Performance Art Festival presses on for 100 continuous hours." - Jillian Steinhauer
"A stalwart Mira Treatman, motivated in part by a fear of heights, led a half-dozen curious across the bridge’s pedestrian walkway to Camden and back to Philadelphia in her Bridge to Somewhere..." - Jonathan Stein
"Bridge to Somewhere takes a group on a journey across the Benjamin Franklin Bridge it is an exploration of awareness, and the layers of utility, history, emotion, and perspective that engages the senses..."
"The SoLow Festival continues to challenge the norm of theatre making with new, low-cost, low-maintenance, experimental work (focusing on solo performance)... Bridge to Somewhere by Mira Treatman, a dance-theatre experiment meets curated walking tour of the 57th longest suspension bridge in the world between Philadelphia and Camden... " - Robin Bloom
"Mira Treatman has been afraid of heights since she was a child. So naturally, her upcoming SoLow Fest performance will take place on the Benjamin Franklin Bridge — the 57th-largest suspension bridge in the world, according to the Delaware River Port Authority..." - Marissa Stern
"Mira Treatman and Irina Varina present Rejected Thoughts, a result of the performers’ exploration of what makes them vulnerable, joyous or angry. Through dance and dialogue they present the ideas they have labelled 'rejected thoughts.' 'It’s almost like kindergarten in a way because we give ourselves full permission to just be in awe or repulsed by what we’re sharing,' Mira told FringeArts. - Emily Dombrovskaya
"Mira Treatman has had her hands full in preparation for the upcoming SoLow Festival in Philadelphia, a weeklong festival of low-budget yet still highly respectable experimental performances from dance to theater..." - Marissa Stern
"For the last six months I’ve had the privilege of working with Irina Varina on Rejected Thoughts, the first full-length piece we have made together. We only met nine months ago and thus this process has been nothing short of a whirlwind, a tornado, and an all-consuming zealotry for making live performance..."