Category Archives: Interviews

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Alejandra Martorell

Alejandra Martorell makes dance pieces that marry choreographed material with improvisation. She was a founding member of Viveca Vázquez’s dance troupe, Taller de Otra Cosa, with whom she performed here at PS122, in Pennsylvania, Argentina and Puerto Rico. She was a 1998-2000 Artist-in-Residence with Movement

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Mike Albo

Mike Albo is a writer and performer who has been delighting downtown audiences with his witty and scathing sociological commentary since the mid-90’s. His solo shows include MIKE ALBO, SPRAY, and PLEASE EVERYTHING BURST- all co-written with his longtime friend, Dr. Virginia Heffernan, as well

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Julie Atlas Muz

Julie Atlas Muz, one of the most acclaimed and prolific conceptual performers and choreographers in New York, sucker punches the boundaries between performance art, dance and burlesque with dark, twisted, come-hither performances that have secured her place in the underworld of nightlife as well as

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Dov Weinstein

Dov Weinstein is the founder and director of Tiny Ninja Theater. He was born in Madison, Wisconsin and has studied puppetry with The Green Fools, Jon Bell and Eric Blanc. Recent outside projects include a tour of Southern Sweden playing music for a new circus

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Mei-Yin Ng and Eric Koziol

Mei Yin Ng is a dancer and choreographer and the founder of MEI-BE Whatever Company, a collective for the interaction of artists from diverse fields. In New York Ms. Ng’s work has been presented at Dance Theater Workshop, La Mama Etc., PS122, Movement Research at

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Salley May

Salley May, the curator of PS122’s Avant-Garde-Arama, is the long-reigning queen of downtown performance art. Whether she’s performing with her dog, Phantom, or strutting across the stage with a chorus of scantily clad women in lobster costumes, she never fails to captivate her audience. Salley’s

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Steven Cosson

Steven Cosson is the Artistic Director of The Civilians. Founded in 2001, The Civilians is a company that creates original work from investigations into real life. Cited as “New York’s most giddily sociological theater company” by New York Magazine, and ranked in both of Time

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Tim Miller

A few months ago we ran a brief interview with Tim Miller, performer, activist, one of the NEA Four and co-founder of Performance Space 122. Since he’s returning to P.S. 122 on September 9th with his new show Us, we’re re-posting the interview from before.

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Cathy Hannan

While The Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players and Charles Phoenix have created a new-found awareness of “found slide” art projects, Cathy Hannan has been quietly and surreptiously making her humorous and surreal found-slide presentations for nearly 15 years. In the past year she has started The

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Sherry Vine

Sherry Vine was born in Los Angeles in 1991, lived in NYC until 2001 and now resides in Berlin. Sherry has starred in the smash theatrical productions of The Bad Weed ’73 (in NYC, LA and Provincetown) e.s.p – Eyes of a Supermodel Psychic, The

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Taylor Mac

Taylor Mac (actor/Playwright/Performance Artist) is author and performer of the solo-shows, “The Face of Liberalism,” “Okay,” and “Cardiac Arrest or Venus on a Half-Clam.” He has performed in a variety of venues including PS 122, Joe’s Pub, FEZ, CBGB’s, and the San Francisco Opera House.

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The Almighty

Sometimes in this business you really manage to score a great interview with someone who is not only a towering figure in their field but an inspiration to countless people everywhere. Especially now, during Awards Season, this enduring icon gets mentioned a lot. Known by