Biography & Resume
Anna Sycamore DeMers is an acting, movement and ensemble theatre educator. Her teaching and creative work is influenced by the practices and theories of Lecoq, Meyerhold, Grotowski, Laban/Bartenieff, the Margolis Method, Viewpoints and contemporary dance techniques. She approaches theatre making and teaching from multiple perspectives as a director, dancer, choreographer, playwright and new media designer.
She is passionate about creating new performance works, which have been produced in New York, New Jersey and Florida. Recent New York area credits include: The Human Variations, four devised, site-specific events with (Blueprint Theater Project/NYC), Speaking Of… a dance-theatre piece with (NuWorks Festival NYC & Your Move: Jersey City Dance Festival).
Additional directing credits: Twelve Ophelias, The Lover, 9 Parts of Desire, Mary Zimmerman’s The Odyssey, and The Other Shore.
She earned her M.F.A from Sarah Lawrence College with a focus in directing and movement, and her B.A. in Theatre from Rollins College. She is a member of the Association of Theatre in Higher Education and the Association for Theatre Movement Educators.
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