Recent and Upcoming Appearances:
New York Live Arts - Live Ideas: The Worlds Of Oliver Sacks
Featuring: Elizabeth Streb, Lynne Cox, Colin McGinn, Lawrence Weschler
at New York Live Arts Theater
Wednesday, April 17, 2013; 12:00pm-1:15pm
Back in the early 1960s, Oliver Sacks was the California State heavyweight-lifting champion; he has also been a dedicated swimmer throughout his life. A few of his friends gather to discuss the profoundly embodied aspect of Sacks' neurological practice, but also the wider challenge of keeping the body focused while under extreme physical and/or environmental pressure.
The Power of Cultural Disruption- "The City as Canvas"
at Harvard University Graduate School of Design
Friday, March 1, 2013; 1:15pm-3:00pm
with Loeb Fellows Helen Marriage and Jim Lasko.
An occasional series of conversations led by creative producer and Loeb Fellow Helen Marriage exploring how cultural events can disrupt daily life and transform our cities.
The City as Canvas:
Loeb Fellow and Co-Artistic Director of Chicago's Red Moon Theater Company, Jim Lasko joins Elizabeth Streb, "the Evel Knievel of dance" to discuss the artist's approach to cities and their transformation.
at Bryn Mawr College
Saturday, February 23, 2013; 12:30pm-2:00pm
Hepburn Teaching Theater, Goodhart Hall, Bryn Mawr College
In honor of John Cage's centennial, Bryn Mawr College and Danspace Project join with the John Cage Trust and Slought Foundation on Saturday, February 23rd to revive Cage's work. In this daylong 'happening,' minds from across the arts -- including Clauda LaRocco and Elizabeth Streb from 12:30pm-2:00pm and Douglas Dunn and Anne Waldman from 5:00-6:30pm -- perform their own realizations in the Hepburn Teaching Theater at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania. With introductory remarks by curators Laura Kuhn and Aaron Levy, collaborating sound engineer Peter Price, and post-performance conversation with the featured artists and guest curator Judy Hussie-Taylor.
CUNY Macaulay Honors College
The Goldsmith Speaker Series Presents:
Elizabeth Streb, Extreme Action Choreographer
November 14, 2012 6:30pm
Elizabeth Streb joins the Board of Directors of the Jerome Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts' National Council on the Arts
Presentation on London 2012 Cultural Olympiad:
One Extraordinary Day
October 26, 2012 9:30am
NEA, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
2012 MAS Summit for New York City
October 18, 2012 3:40pm
Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall
CULTURETALK: A CONVERSATION WITH ELIZABETH STREB AND PHILIPPE PETIT
October 3, 2012 7:30pm
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
Danger Forum with Elizabeth Streb
September 19, 2012 7:30pm
Margaret Jenkins Dance Company's 2012 CHIME Across Borders artist is Elizabeth Streb. CHIME Across Borders is a cross-national program that arranges for choreographer-mentors of renown to work in San Francisco with three local dance-makers over the course of one year. Read more in this article in the San Francisco Chronicle.
Tang Museum: Dunkerley Dialogue Nancy Grossman and Elizabeth Streb
February 18, 2012, 5:00pm
Join the Tang Museum for a conversation with choreographer and performer Elizabeth Streb and visual artist Nancy Grossman, whose work is featured in the Tang survey Nancy Grossman: Tough Life Diary (February 18 - May 20, 2012). Sharing similarly uncompromising artistic visions, Streb and Grossman have been in dialogue for many years about their work.
feat. choreographer, Elizabeth Streb
theoretical physicist, Lisa Randall & musical guest Emily Wells
November 9, 2011 7:00p at Joe's Pub 425 Lafayette Street, New York City
The consistently sold out, Happy Ending Music and Reading Series, chosen by New York Magazine and NY Press as the best reading series in NYC, and singled out by the New York Times Magazine for helping "keep downtown alive," features the most interesting storytellers, writers, musicians, raconteurs and personalities, and requires the readers to take one public risk...
In Conversation: What Makes the World Spin
A.M.Homes and Elizabeth Streb
Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 7p.m.,
Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion, 1st Floor
Brooklyn Museum of Art
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, New York 11238
June's installation of the In Conversation series features MacArthur fellow, choreographer, and action specialist Elizabeth Streb speaking with acclaimed novelist and critic A.M. Homes about the definitive search for the precision of language and meaning in both physical movement and literature. Tickets, which include Museum admission, are $10; $6 for members and cultural colleagues. Seating is limited, and advance ticket purchase is recommended via http://www.brownpapertickets.com/
Book Launch Celebrating Independent Presses and Their Authors
June 24th at 7:30pm., Greenlight Bookstore
686 Fulton Street (at South Portland)
Brooklyn, NY 11217
A day-long laboratory investigating research methods and practices/ an experiment in thought and action.
Saturday, April 16, 2011, Riese Student Lounge, Tisch School of the Arts
721 Broadway (corner of Broadway and Waverly)
Highlighting research practices and methods in the arts, arts and sciences, and in their collaboration. The day will include the structured yet inventive and creative unpredictabilities of research. Researchers include artists, scientists, mathematicians, anthropologists, and other investigators.
Brainstorm Symposium Explores Creative Thinking
Tuesday, April 12, 2011, Alexander Kasser Theater, Montclair State University
THINKING OUT LOUD
Elizabeth Streb, choreographer
Michael Gordon, composer
Robert Whitman, performance/visual artist
Artists and researchers offer perspectives on thinking tools in the context of the creative process and engage with leading creators in the fields of dance, performance and visual art, and music, to probe the mental processes behind intuitive creative expression.
OFF THE WALL: PART 2 - SEVEN WORKS BY TRISHA BROWN
In this video blog, artist and Whitney educator Christine S. Kim and Whitney educator Andrew Fisher use American Sign Language to discuss a performance by the artist Elizabeth Streb, which was originally conceived by the artist Trisha Brown. It was part of the Whitney exhibition Off the Wall: Part 2 - Seven Works by Trisha Brown.
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