THE HUMAN BEING AS THEATRE INSTRUMENT
Exploring sound, rhythm and music in alternative forms in all styles of theatre.
ELIZABETH SWADOS (composer) has composed, written, and directed for over 30 years. Her work has been performed on Broadway, off-Broadway, at La MaMa, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Carnegie Hall, and locations all over the world. Ms. Swados has published novels, non-fiction books, children’s books and poetry to great acclaim. Most recently Ms. Swados received a special grant to record selections from her years of work.
She recently won Best Musical and Best Score in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for her collaboration on the musical From The Fire. She is a full time teacher at NYU where she is the director of The Reality Show, which has been done in New York and Abu Dhabi. Her newest book, Waiting, has just been published by Hanging Loose Press.