FACULTY POSITIONS

2008-2015 | Naropa University: Boulder, CO Faculty: Graduate Program in Contemporary Performance Instructor/Mentor Thesis Performance Practicum; Faculty: BFA in Performance – Breath/Voice/Spoken Text, Interarts; Curator: Whose Bones Are We Standing On Film Series.

1975, 1983-1989 | New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, Experimental Theatre Wing: Faculty: Instructor in Performance; Instructor in Voice and Breath. Faculty Advisor to original student solo work; Director, original ensemble work.


EDUCATIONAL CENTERS

2004-Present | Physika Arts Studio: Ithaca, NY and Lafayette, CO

The Performance Clinic (Accessing and Embodying the Creative Unconscious): Individual and group trainings in The Performative Self, Autobiographically-derived Solo Performance, From Inner Experience to Outer Expression, Self & Thing (I/Thou, I/It), Breath, Voice & Text, Kinetic Awareness®

1989-2002 | Pangea Farm Retreat Center: Bainbridge, NY

Co-founder, Director of Performance and Somatic Studies. Individual and group instruction in Breath, Vocal practices, Kinetic Awareness®, creative process and The Performative Self, to resident students including: performing and visual artists, psychotherapists, doctors, teachers, health professionals, factory workers, business executives, college professors and others for periods up to residencies up to nine months. Instruction at Pangea Farm was accepted for full academic credit at Trinity College, Hamilton College, the University of New Mexico and the University of Graz Medical School.

1984-2000 | Buddhistisches Zentrum: Scheibbs, Austria

Annual 10 day Retreat Leader: The Art of Presence


VISITING ARTIST/RESIDENCIES (Selections)

2016 | University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Department of Visual and Performing Arts

2015 | Colorado College, Performance Studies, Department of Theatre and Dance

2013 | Colorado College, Department of Theatre and Dance

2012 | University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Department of Visual and Performing Arts

1994 | Trinity College, Department of Theater and Dance

1992 | Trinity College, Department of Theater and Dance

1988 | Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Department of Sculpture

1987 | Nova Scotia College of Art and Design

1981 | Foundation Corps de Garde, Groningen, The Netherlands


CONFERENCES (Selections)

2015 I Association of Theatre Movement Educators (ATME). Colloquium On Devising Theatre. Presentation: Devising in Academia. Naropa University, Boulder, CO

2013 | The Body-Mind Centering Association Annual Conference: The Body Reveals: Somatics, Imprints and Movement. Presentation: Remembering Her Bones. Boulder, CO

2011 | Oral History Association (OHA) Annual Meeting: Memories of Conflict and Disaster: Oral History and the Politics of Truth, Trauma, and Reconciliation. Panel: Emerging Paradigms in Holocaust Oral History: Counter-Monuments, Performative Representations, and Sustained Conversation. Denver, CO

2011 | Puppetry and Post-dramatic Performance: An International Conference on Performing Objects in the 21st Century. Presentation: Self & Thing: I/Thou, I/It. Storrs, CT

2006 | The Patient: A Symposium. Presentation: PATIENT/ARTIST, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA

1987 | Drama Therapy Conference. Presentation: Performance and Healing. New York University, NYC

1987 | Creating Out of Destruction. Presentation: Jewish Women Artists Conference, NYC

1980 | Life Not Death in Venice. Presentation: Art in the Invisible Wound. Department of Cultural Anthropology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA


GUEST LECTURES, WORKSHOPS & MASTER CLASSES (Selections)


2015 | Thesis Mentoring: Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO

2015 | The Performative Self: University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO

2011 | The Survivor and the Translator: Atlas Black Box, University of Colorado. Boulder CO

2005 | East Coast Artists Performance Exchange: RasaBoxes: Ithaca College. Ithaca, NY

2004 | Breath, Voice & Spoken Text:  KO Festival, Amherst College. Amherst, MA

2004 | Autobiographical Performance: The Acco Festival. Acco, Israel

2003 | Solo Performance: Theatre Department, Cornell University. Ithaca, NY

2003 | Wellness Series Presenter: Embodied Voice and Speech, Finger Lakes School of Massage. Ithaca, NY

2003 | Kinetic Awareness® for Performers: Syracuse University. Syracuse, NY—Wells College. Aurora, NY

2003 | Self and Thing: Wells College. Aurora, NY

2002 | Research Methods for Autobiographical Performance: Towson University. Baltimore, MD

2002 | Kinetic Awareness®: Finger Lakes School of Massage. Ithaca, NY

2002 | Kinetic Awareness®: Introduction to Somatic Studies.  Ithaca, NY

2001 | The Body/My Body: Performing the Self the Kirkland Project for the Study of Gender, Society and Culture at Hamilton College. Clinton, NY

2001 | Directing Performers / Performing Direction: School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL

1994 | Breath, Voice, Presence: Hartwick College. Oneonta, NY

1993 | Breath, Voice, Presence: SUNY Binghamton. Binghamton, NY

1992 | Breath, Voice, Presence: Hampshire College. Amherst, MA & Hartwick College. Oneonta, NY

1990 | Breath, Voice, Presence: Hamilton College. Clinton, NY

1988 | Personal History as Performance: Carlton College. Northfield, MN

1987 | Body, Energy, and Making Art: Alliance of Independent Art Colleges, NYC

1985 | Performance and Energy Balancing Scensommar International Festival. Stockholm, Sweden

1979-1980 | Performance Workshops: Hospital Audiences, Inc. NYC

1994 | Trinity College, Department of Theater and Dance

1992 | Trinity College, Department of Theater and Dance

1988 | Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Department of Sculpture

1987 | Nova Scotia College of Art and Design

1981 | Foundation Corps de Garde, Groningen, The Netherlands

1979-1980 | Performance Workshops: Hospital Audiences, Inc. NYC