Zach Morris, Tom Pearson & Jennine Willett
Third Rail Projects
Biography
Hailed as one of the foremost companies creating site-specific, immersive, and experiential performance in the US, Third Rail Projects is dedicated to re-envisioning the ways in which audiences engage with contemporary performance. They have made work in New York, nationally, and abroad for more than 17 years, and their long-running, award-winning work Then She Fell was named one of the "Top Ten Shows of 2012" by the New York Times and acclaimed as one of the best theater experiences of 2013 by Vogue. Third Rail Projects has been the recipient of several prestigious awards, including two New York Dance and Performance (Bessie) Awards, and its artistic directors were recently named among the 100 most influential people in Brooklyn culture by Brooklyn Magazine.
The Body and Crafting an Intuitive Experience

This hands-on workshop will provide an overview of the concepts, methods, and perspectives that Third Rail Projects employs in creating its immersive/experiential theater works, which include Then She Fell and The Grand Paradise. Third Rail Projects' artistic directors will lead you through a series of exercises exploring embodied, intuitive communication and storytelling, touching on ways to engage an audience via sensory perception as well as more nuanced ways of conveying information, including spatial relationships, time, focus, and proxemics.