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Ms. Leslie Buxbaum Danzig

Collaborating Director

Julia Rhoads/Lucky Plush Productions

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Julia Rhoads/Lucky Plush Productions

Background Information

Employment History

The Chicago High School for the Arts

ChiArts

Curator

University of Chicago

Teacher

U of C

Performance Studies Teacher

Northwestern University

Director

About Face Theatre

Affiliations

Co-Founder
Chicago

Director
Clown

Founder
DOG

Education

BA

Brown University

PhD

Performance Studies

Northwestern University

Web References (70 Total References)


Lucky Plush Productions | Company

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Leslie Buxbaum Danzig

Collaborating director
LESLIE is a collaborating director with Julia Rhoads/Lucky Plush Productions, where she co-created The Better Half, and The Queue. For over a decade, Leslie was resident director of the Chicago-based nationally touring physical theater company 500 Clown, whose shows (Macbeth, Frankenstein, Christmas and Elephant Deal) performed in Chicago at venues including Steppenwolf Theatre Company and Lookingglass Theatre.
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Leslie has taught for University of Chicago's Theater & Performance Studies and Northwestern's MFA Directing program. She received her PhD in Performance Studies at Northwestern University and trained in physical theater at Écoles Jacques Lecoq and Philippe Gaulier. She is the curator of the University of Chicago's Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry, a laboratory for experimental collaborations between artists and scholars.


Welcome to About Face Theatre

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Leslie Buxbaum Danzig (Director)

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Leslie Buxbaum Danzig(Director) Leslie Buxbaum Danzig is a founding member of the Chicago-based physical theater company 500 Clown, where she co-created and directed 500 CLOWN MACBETH, 500 CLOWN FRANKENSTEIN, 500 CLOWN CHRISTMAS, and 500 CLOWN AND THE ELEPHANT DEAL, which have had multiple runs at Chicago theaters including Steppenwolf and Lookingglass, and which tour regularly to theaters and universities throughout the US and abroad. Leslie directed Redmoon Theater's HUNCHBACK at Redmoon Central, NYC's New Victory Theater, and University of Chicago's Rockefeller Chapel, and co-directed Blair Thomas & Co.'s THE OX-HERDER'S TALE at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center in MD. Leslie has toured nationally and internationally (as an actor) with NYC's Elevator Repair Service and was dramaturg with choreographer Molly Shanahan.
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Leslie trained in physical theater at Ecole Jacques Lecoq and in clown with Philippe Gaulier.
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Leslie is a lecturer at University of Chicago, and also teaches at Northwestern University and Chicago High School for the Arts. Leslie is currently co-directing an original dance-theater production with Julia Rhoads/Lucky Plush Productions, which will premiere at the Museum of Contemporary Art in 2011, and helping launch the premiere of 500 CLOWN TRAPPED in Spring 2011.


Pentacle

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The Better Half is a dance theater work co-created by Lucky Plush Artistic Director, Julia Rhoads and Leslie Buxbaum Danzig, director of 500Clown.


Leslie ...

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Leslie Danzig

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Leslie Buxbaum Danzig is a founding member of 500 Clown, where she has co-created and directed 500 Clown Macbeth, 500 Clown Frankenstein,500 Clown Christmas, and 500 Clown and the Elephant Deal, which have had multiple runs in Chicago at theaters including Steppenwolf and Lookingglass Theatre. Ms. Danzig directed Redmoon Theater's Hunchback and co-directed Blair Thomas & Co.'s The Ox-Herder's Tale at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center in MD. She has toured nationally and internationally with NYC's Elevator Repair Service and was dramaturg with choreographer Molly Shanahan. She trained in physical theater at Ecole Jacques Lecoq and in clown with Philippe Gaulier. Ms. Danzig received her BA from Brown University and PhD in Performance Studies from Northwestern University. She also teaches at the University of Chicago and Northwestern University, and was recently on faculty with the National High School Institute's Theater Arts Program.


Leslie ...

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Leslie Danzig

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Leslie Buxbaum Danzig is a founding member of 500 Clown, where she has co-created and directed 500 Clown Macbeth, 500 Clown Frankenstein,500 Clown Christmas, and 500 Clown and the Elephant Deal, which have had multiple runs in Chicago at theaters including Steppenwolf and Lookingglass Theatre. Ms. Danzig directed Redmoon Theater's Hunchback and co-directed Blair Thomas & Co.'s The Ox-Herder's Tale at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center in MD. She has toured nationally and internationally with NYC's Elevator Repair Service and was dramaturg with choreographer Molly Shanahan. She trained in physical theater at Ecole Jacques Lecoq and in clown with Philippe Gaulier. Ms. Danzig received her BA from Brown University and PhD in Performance Studies from Northwestern University. She also teaches at the University of Chicago and Northwestern University, and was recently on faculty with the National High School Institute's Theater Arts Program.

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