TRANS//FOR//MA//TION: in development Performance Piece & Wellness Workshop
August 11—13 2023
IN RESIDENCE : August 1 – 13, 2023
Axh is artistically exploring how thier years of focused inner work with wellness practices, inner & spiritual development translate to their performance art practice. Their piece will be exploring themes of death, karma, rebirth & detachment intertwined with elements inspired by Butoh, Pina Bausch, Samuel Beckett & the Tibetan Book of the Dead.
The other half of the time they will host a workshop for other artists to connect to their well-being through yoga, ayurveda & tarot. This workshop is intended to give artists tools to prioritize personal wellness as they continue their journeys as artists.
Workshop August 11th—13th 2-5pm
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Limit spaces available.
Axh Marie is a New Mexico born Queer aktor, artist and integrative wellness practitioner. They create solo performance art and support Artists developing mental/physical & spiritual well-being through workshops and 1:1 coaching. They received formal training from the University of New Mexico (BA Theatre ’13) and Columbia University of New York (MFA Acting ’18) and has worked and trained with various companies such as: Theatre Mitu, SITI Company, Shakespeare and Co, Funny School of Good Acting and more. They have also traveled the world to train and work with notable artists such as: Marina Abramovic (Generator, NYC, ’14), Yoshito Ohno (workshops, Japan, ’11) Eiko and Koma (workshop, New Mexico, ’10) Anne Bogart (Columbia U. ’18) Ruben Polendo (Workshop, Bangalore, India ’17). They recently performed as Mx. America in “YOVO” at the Korean International Festival of Theater in Geochang, South Korea with One Eighth Theater. They also hold weekly and monthly yoga & tarot workshops for their community in NYC.
IRT Theater is a grassroots laboratory for independent theater and performance in New York City, providing space and support to a new generation of artists. Tucked away in the old Archive Building in Greenwich Village, IRT’s mission is to build a community of emerging and established artists by creating a home for the development and presentation of new work.
This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts and the New York State Legislature; New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in Partnership with the City Council; A.R.T./New York’s NYC Small Theatres Fund made possible with support from the Howard Gilman Foundation & support for ASL interpretation provided in part through funding from Access A.R.T./New York.
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