Original Performance Works (Selections)

Are You Now/Bad & Nasty Cafe`

Schwartz Center, Cornell University, Ithaca NY (2019)

Therapy as Performance

The Cherry Artspace, Ithaca NY (2018)

Abaton Étude

The Treman Center, Ithaca NY (2017)

Paper Floor: A Performance Installation

White Cube Gallery, Naropa University, Boulder, CO (2015)


The Greenhouse at the Heller Center for the Arts and Humanties, Colorado Springs, CO (2012)

Multiple Choice

Shady Corners Festival of American Maverick Performing Arts, Cooperstown, NY (2005)

Straight Man

The Kitchen Theatre, Ithaca, NY (March 2003)


Pangea Farm, Bainbridge, NY (2000-01)

Non-theatrical contexts including hospitals, medical offices, homes, restaurants (2001 - Present)

Performative Polaroids from PATIENT/ARTIST (Installation)

(Installation) The Clinton House Artspace, Ithaca, NY (March 2003). Recipient NYFA (SOS) Special Opportunity Stipend (2003)

Images from the Performance Work of Leeny Sack 1980-2005 (Installation)

(Installation) Transorma Gallery, Trumansburg, NY (2005)

Neo-Ventriqual: THOUGHT CLOUDS

Pangea Farm, Bainbridge, NY (1995-1996), The Kirkland Art Center, Clinton, NY (1995), The Upper Catskill Community Council of the Arts (UCCCA) Performance Series at the Anderson Theater, Oneonta, NY (1994), Austin Arts Center, Trinity College, Hartford, CT (1994).

Recipient NYFA Special Opportunity Stipend (SOS) to attend the 19th Annual International Ventriloquists’ Convention, Ft. Mitchell, KY (1993)


The Swimming Pool at Ferris Athletic Center, Trinity College, Hartford, CT (1993)

Our Lady Of The Hidden Agenda

Intercity Festival (Florence, Italy, 1988) and Falkirk Cultural Center (San Rafael, CA, 1986) as part of “EX (centric) Lady Travelers”.

NEA Interarts Grant 1985-86


Created in collaboration with Dorit Cypis. The Whitney Museum of Art (1988)


Created in collaboration with Dorit Cypis. Anna Leon Owens Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia (1987)

PAPER FLOOR: an experiment in pre-conscious imagery, language, and the physical act of writing.

Experimental Intermedia Foundation (NYC) through an NEA Interarts Series Grant (1984). Corps de Garde, Groningen, Holland (1981), Pangea Farm (1998)

The Survivor and the Translator: a solo theater work about not having experienced the Holocaust, by a daughter of concentration camp survivors

The Performing Garage (NYC, 1980), and on tour (1980-1981) at The American Center (Paris), The Mickery (Amsterdam), The Drill Hall (London), Chapter Center for the Arts (Cardiff), Centro Humorside (Florence), Teatro Chiostri (Milan), Centroom Voor Experimentel Teater (Antwerp), Nieuwe Workshop (Brussels), and The World Gathering of Holocaust Survivors (Jerusalem).

The Performance Group / Member                                                                      Richard Schechner, Artistic Director (1974-1978)

Seneca’s Oedipus by Ted Hughes, The Performing Garage (NYC, 1978)

Sakonnet Point (Part One of Three Places in Rhode Island) by Spalding Gray, Elizabeth LeCompte & Co. The Performing Garage (NYC, 1977)

Mother Courage and Her Children by Bertolt Brecht, The Performing Garage (1975-1977), and in India through a Rockefeller Foundation Grant (1976).

The Tooth of Crime by Sam Shepard, The Performing Garage, and on tour (1974-1975) at the Venice Biennale, Edinburgh Festival, The Mickery (Amsterdam), The Helsinki Festival, Schützenhaus Theater (Zürich), and extensive tours of the USA including the American Dance Festival (CT).

Guest Appearances (Selections)

Pooh Kaye's Five Women On A Tree (Process reconstruction by Simone Forti of early Anna Halprin work.) Bennington College, VT (2003)

Eiko & Koma's Nurse’s Song, NYC (1981)