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Ruth Maleczech: Art + Impact

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Apr 7, 2014
Apr 7, 2014
Segal Theatre


Photo by Sylvia Plachy

Photo by Sylvia Plachy


FREE + Open to public. First come, first served.

Monday, April 7 at 6:30pm. Join us for an evening celebrating and honoring the work and life of the American avant-garde stage performer, director, and producer Ruth Maleczech (January 8, 1939 – September 30, 2013). Maleczech was co-artistic director of the internationally renowned, downtown New York theatre company Mabou Mines, founded with legendary artists Lee Breuer, JoAnne Akalaitis, Philip Glass, and David Warrilow in 1970. Her work was influenced by Herbert Blau and the Actor’s Workshop, R.G. Davis and the San Francisco Mime Troupe, Jerzy Grotowski, Helene Weigel and the Berliner Ensemble. Guests include JoAnne Akalaitis, Lee Breuer, Sharon Fogarty, Patricia Spears Jones, Greg Mehrten, Catherine Sasanov, and Alisa Solomon.

Co-curated by Dr. Jessica Silsby Brater, author of the forthcoming book, Ruth Maleczech at Mabou Mines: Woman’s Work, published by Methuen Drama.

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