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Deb Margolin

Deb Margolin is a playwright, performance artist, and founding member of Split Britches Theatre Company. She is the author of seven full-length solo performance pieces, which she has toured throughout the United States, and is the recipient of a 1999-2000 OBI...

Biography

Deb Margolin is a playwright, performance artist, and founding member of Split Britches Theatre Company. She is the author of seven full-length solo performance pieces, which she has toured throughout the United States, and is the recipient of a 1999-2000 OBIE Award for Sustained Excellence of Performance. Her solo performance piece titled O Wholly Night and Other Jewish Solecisms was commissioned by the Jewish Museum of New York in 1996, and her play Critical Mass premiered at Performance Space 122 in New York in 1997. Subsequent work includes Bringing the Fishermen Home, workshopped at Dixon Place in New York City and part of the New Work Now! Festival at the Joseph Papp Public Theater, which premiered in April of 1999 at the Cleveland Public Theater under the direction of Randy Rollison; and Three Seconds in the Key, a meditation in illness, love, and basketball, which premiered at PS122 in New York and was given a workshop production at the Joseph Papp Public Theater, and premiered in April of 2004 in at Baruch Performing Arts Center under the auspices of the New Georges producing company. Index to Idioms, a solo piece by Ms. Margolin, premiered at Culture Project in New York in April of 2005. Ms. Margolin has lectured extensively at universities throughout the country, has been an artist in residence at Hampshire College and the University of Hawaii, and is currently an Assistant Professor in Yale University's Theater Studies Program. A book of Ms. Margolin's performance pieces and plays, titled Of All The Nerve: Deb Margolin SOLO, was published in 1999 by Cassell/Continuum Press.

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