Leeny
		
		Sack

Leeny
Sack

Adjunct Faculty
School of the Arts
BA, SUNY Empire State College
Leeny Sack is a performance artist, teacher/counselor of autobiographically-derived work and certified Master Teacher of Kinetic Awareness. She has performed and taught extensively throughout the U.S., Europe and in Asia. She is a former faculty member of New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, Experimental Theatre Wing (1982-89), co-founder and director of Pangea Farm, a retreat center for contemplative and healing arts (1989-2000), and workshop leader of the annual Art of Presence retreats at the Buddhistisches Zentrum, Austria (1984-2000). Leeny Sack is best known for The Survivor and the Translator: a solo theatre work about not having experienced the Holocaust, by a daughter of concentration camp survivors, and for her work with Richard Schechner’s renowned experimental theatre company, The Performance Group. She attended The Juilliard School and studied with members of Jerzy Grotowski’s Polish Lab Theater. Her students have included performing and visual artists, as well as psychotherapists, physicians, social workers, educators, and others interested in self-research and the journey from inner experience to outer expression.

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