The Performative Self and The Cherry Arts Present Screening of Leeny Sack's THE SURVIVOR AND THE TRANSLATOR

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The Performative Self and The Cherry Arts Present Screening of Leeny Sack's THE SURVIVOR AND THE TRANSLATORThe Performative SelfTM and The Cherry Arts announce a video screening of performance artist Leeny Sack's critically acclaimed 1980 production, The Survivor and the Translator: a solo theatre piece about not having experienced the Holocaust, by a daughter of concentration camp survivors.

The screening will take place at The Cherry Artspace on Thursday, October 11th, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

To purchase tickets, please visit: Half of ticket prices will benefit the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).

The Survivor and the Translator premiered at the Performing Garage in NYC in 1980, and toured internationally. The text was published in Lenora Champagne's anthology, OUT FROM UNDER: Texts By Women Performance Artists, and in Robert Skloot's The Theatre of the Holocaust, Volume 2. Her biography appears in Holocaust Literature: An Encyclopedia of Writers and Their Work.

Leeny Sack is an interdisciplinary performance artist and originator of The Performative SelfTM. She has performed extensively throughout the U.S., Europe and in Asia at venues including the Venice Biennale, The Edinburgh Festival, The American Dance Festival, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the first World Gathering of Holocaust Survivors. Sack was a member of The Performance Group, the groundbreaking experimental theatre company founded and directed by Richard Schechner. She was original faculty of New York University's Experimental Theatre Wing (ETW) and faculty/artist -in-residence at Naropa University's Contemporary Theatre/Performance program Sack is a certified Master Teacher of Kinetic Awareness, the somatic practice originated by Elaine Summers. She is a drop out of The Juilliard School, Drama Division.

About The Cherry: THE CHERRY ARTSPACE is a flexible, multidisciplinary venue located at 102 Cherry Street on the banks of the Cayuga Inlet in Ithaca's West End. THE CHERRY ARTS produces work that is radically local, radically global, and formally innovative, created by a collective of Ithaca-area professional theatre artists.

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