Theater artist Aaron Landsman will develop Night Keeper, a multimedia performance exploring our changeable capacity for shared experiences and negotiating the spatial hierarchies that separate performer from audience.
Aaron Landsman is a theater artist, researcher and teacher. His performance works have been presented at many venues in New York and other US cities, including The Chocolate Factory, Abrons Arts Center, HERE and PS 122, as well as in The Netherlands, Norway, Morocco and Serbia. He is a co-founder of the arts and advocacy working group Perfect City, based at Abrons Arts Center on the Lower East Side; the group builds community conversations, maps, articles and other items about safety, belonging and equity.
His book The City We Make Together, co-authored with Mallory Catlett, will be published by the University of Iowa Press in 2022. Aaron is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Princeton Arts Fellowship and funding from MAP, NEFA's National Theater Project, The Jerome Foundation and NPN. He is an Abrons Social Practice Artist-in-Residence and has been in residence at ASU Gammage, Project Row Houses and Loghaven Arts Center. He has performed with Elevator Repair Service Theater, Tim Etchells, Tory Vazquez and Andrea Kleine. His writing has appeared in The Evergreen Review, Painted Bride Quarterly, River Teeth, and Theater Magazine. He teaches Theater and Interdisciplinary Humanities at Princeton University. Current collaborators include Jess Barbagallo, Flako JImenez, April Matthis, Erika Chong Shuch, the Serbian collective Kulturnaova, and other fine humans.