Workshop With Allison Easter: Moving With the Voice
In the Moving with the Voice November workshop, participants will stretch their vocal capabilities, learn ensemble techniques, manipulate musical phrases, and create short pieces of their own in small groups. Open to all levels of experience.
Workshop begins 11:00 AM
Capacity in the lab is capped at 35 audience members. Attendees who have RSVP'd before the event will have priority, and admission will be determined on a first come first serve basis on arrival. If you RSVP before the event but you arrive late, we reserve the right to give your spot to someone on the waitlist.
Attendees who have not RSVP'd will be put on a standby waitlist if they arrive in-person before the event.
Allison Easter is a NYC based multidisciplinary artist whose performing career ranges from the Obie-winning percussion show Stomp, to dancing in the companies of Ann Carlson, Jane Comfort, Amy Pivar and with Susan Marshall and Dancers (highlights include dancing at the NY State Theater and being featured in Tobi Tobias’ article Breathtaking Performances of 1994). She has spent over 35 years as a singer and performer with Meredith Monk, creating a role in the 2021 premiere of Indra’s Net and receiving a Bessie (Downtown Dance and Performance Award) for The Politics of Quiet.
As rehearsal director for Stomp, Ms. Easter oversaw the Off-Broadway cast and prepared two touring companies. She has staged Meredith Monk’s work internationally and throughout the US, directed and written her own work for stage and video, and taught at numerous colleges and universities, including Sarah Lawrence (where she received her BA), Marymount Manhattan, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Pace University and Bank Street College of Education.
Allison teaches regularly in Ms. Monk’s Dancing Voice/Singing Body workshops, both online and in person, guiding participants from around the globe in extended vocal techniques and in creating their own voice/movement/theater work.