Self & Thing (I/Thou, I/It) addresses performing with
objects as stand-in for self or other and explores the
interface between inner experience and outer expression.
Elements of somatic, contemplative and vocal practices will
be included to support speaking, dreaming, composing and
performing with Things.
Issues of representation, transformation, projection,
transgression, theatrical conventions and ‘the real’ will be
Objects including fake food, male and female figures,
words, inanimate animals, objects from or representing the
natural world, and other little things will be provided to
lubricate access to the creative unconscious. Participants are
asked to bring one small, energy-saturated object of their
This free workshop, taught by Leeny Sack, will be presented
September 24 and 25 at 1:00pm-4:30pm in the Loft Theatre.
Register here today!!!
About Leeny Sack:
Leeny Sack has taught and performed throughout the U.S., Europe and in Asia, including at the Venice Biennale, The Edinburgh Festival, The American Dance Festival, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. She is an interdisciplinary performance artist whose works include The Survivor and the Translator, Our Lady of the Hidden Agenda, Multiple Choice, and Straight Man.
Sack was a member of Richard Schechner’s internationally renowned The Performance Group (1974-78). She was on the faculty of New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, Experimental Theatre Wing (1982-89), was a founder and Artistic Director of Pangea Farm, retreat center for contemplative and performing arts (1989-2001), and since 2008 has been on the faculty of the MFA Contemporary Performance Department of Naropa University. Sack is a certified Master Teacher of Kinetic Awareness™.