Kari Margolis - Co-Founder and Artistic Director of the Margolis Brown Adaptors Company
Kari Margolis Co-Founder and Artistic Director of the Margolis Brown Adaptors Companyoriginally established in New York City in 1984.
has written, directed, designed costumes, props and sets for fourteen critically acclaimed evening-length productions that have toured nationally and internationally to Singapore, Berlin, London, Barcelona and throughout Mexico and Canada and has created site-specific works for such places as the Brooklyn Museum
, the Beach at Coney Island and the Minnesota Science Museum
Over the last 25 years, Ms. Margolis
has developed a unique physical approach to actor training (Margolis MethodTM).
has served on the Theatre Faculty at the University of Minnesota
and runs a private actor training center in Sullivan County NY with an international student body of fifty students a year.
has served on many national theatre panels including the National Endowment for the Arts
conducts master classes, extended residencies and lecture demonstrations throughout the United States and internationally and is a published author, most recently published by Allworth Press
work has been recognized with six Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts
, two Minnesota State Arts Board Fellowships, a Bush Foundation Artist Fellowship, two McKnight Intermedia Arts Fellowships, a Creative Capital National Artist Fellowship, a Pew/TCG National Theatre Residency Fellowship, a Jerome Foundation Travel/Work Grant, a McKnight National Fellowship, a "Bessie", New York Performance Award, a Brooklyn Arts Council
, Outstanding Achievement in the Cultural Arts Award, and a New York Foundation for the Arts Performance Fellowship
Featured in Book By Nicole Potter Allworth Press
"Movement for Actors."