Lecture given at Bartos Theater on March 1, 2010
Discussion moderated by Jay Scheib
Constanza Macras was born in Buenos Aires Argentina, studied fashion design at the University of Buenos Aires and trained at the Margarita Bali School of Dance. She continued her training at the New York at the Merce Cunningham Studio, working later in Amsterdam. Since 1995, she has been living and working as a performer, director and choreographer in Berlin. She founded her own dance company Tamagotchi Y2K in 1997, now Dorky Park today. Dorky Park. has toured in Korea, Japan, India, Indonesia, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, South Africa, the United States and to various European festivals and venues. The company and its productions are supported by Hauptstadtkulturfonds, the Mayor of Berlin - Senatskanzlei - Cultural Affairs and the German Federal Cultural Foundation and works regularly with Berlin venues such as Hebbel am Ufer, Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz.
Jay Scheib is Associate Professor for Music and Theater Arts at MIT and is a writer, director and designer.