Ruth Maleczech: Art + Impact

APR 07, 2014 | 6:30 PM TO 8:30 PM

Details

WHERE:

The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue

ROOM:

1218: Segal Theatre

WHEN:

April 07, 2014: 6:30 PM-8:30 PM

ADMISSION:

Free

Description

The Segal Center presents an evening celebrating and honoring the work and life of the American avant-garde stage performer, director, and producer Ruth Maleczech (January 8, 1939 - September 30, 2013).The Segal Center presents an evening celebrating and honoring the work and life of the American avant-garde stage performer, director, and producer Ruth Maleczech (January 8, 1939 - September 30, 2013). Maleczech was co-artistic director of the internationally renowned, downtown New York theatre company Mabou Mines, founded with legendary artists Lee Breuer, JoAnne Akalaitis, Philip Glass, and David Warrilow in 1970. Her work was influenced by Herbert Blau and the Actor's Workshop, R.G. Davis and the San Francisco Mime Troupe, Jerzy Grotowski, Helene Weigel and the Berliner Ensemble.

Co-curated by Dr. Jessica Silsby Brater, author of the forthcoming book, Ruth Maleczech at Mabou Mines: Woman's Work, published by Methuen Drama.