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  • Lisa D'Amour
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  • Uploaded by : Ian Garrett | Fri May 15 05:09:06 UTC 2009
  • Description : Lisa D'Amour is a multidisciplinary performance maker who lives in Brooklyn and New Orleans. Recent projects include SWIMMING CITIES OF SWITCHBACK SEA (a performance for seven handcrafted boats designed by SWOON); FLIGHT (a collaborative multidisciplinary performance designed by sculptor Jeff Becker and produced by ArtSpot Productions in New Orleans); BIRD EYE BLUE PRINT (created with her close collaborator, Katie Pearl, for a vacant office in the World Financial Center, NYC); STANLEY (2006) (created with her brother Todd D'Amour and videographer Tara Webb at HERE Arts Center, NYC); HIDE TOWN (a play written for Infernal Bridegroom Productions, Houston supported by an NEA/TCG Playwrights' Residency) and productions of her play ANNA BELLA EEMA in Montreal (Theater L'Opsis) and San Francisco (Crowded Fire Theater). Her work has been supported by the Jerome Foundation, the McKnight Foundation, NYSCA, NEA/TCG and the Louisiana and Minnesota State Arts Boards. Lisa won a Village Voice OBIE Award along with Katie Pearl and Kathy Randels for NITA AND ZITA, produced by ArtSpot Productions. She is the 2008 recipient of the Alpert Award in the Arts in Theater. Lisa is a core member of the Playwrights' Center and a recent alum of New Dramatists. She has been a visiting guest artist at UCSB, Dartmouth College, Smith College and the Iowa Playwrights' Workshop. She was a visiting Assistant Professor of Playwriting at UT Austin in 2003, and will be a Visiting Lecturer in Playwriting at Brown University in 2008-09.
  • Movements : Postmodern Dance, Theatrical Movement, Theater, Conceptual Art, Installation Art and Performance Art
  • Themes : playful, epic, witty, pioneering, functional, architectural, experimental and atmospheric

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