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Anna Demers

Middlesex County College
Assistant Professor of Movement
Anna Sycamore DeMers is an acting, movement and ensemble theatre educator. She is Head of the Theatre Program at Middlesex County College in Edison New Jersey and Adjunct: Movement Specialist at Kean University.

She is a Level 1 Certified Margolis Method Instructor. Leading a Margolis Method Workshop on Thursday, Feb 2 at 3:30pm and Assisting Kari Margolis on Friday, Feb 3 at 11:00am.

She approaches theatre making and teaching from multiple perspectives as a director, dancer, choreographer, playwright and new media designer. Her pedagogical practice is based on developing the total actor: body, voice and mind through psychophysical methods including: Margolis Method, Lecoq and Grotowski (Steven Wangh lineage). Along with body awareness through the lens of Laban/Bartenieff, Viewpoints and contemplative practices such as yoga and meditation.

She specializes in developing new work through collaborative, devised and self-generative approaches grounded in practices from Margolis Method, Moment Work, Viewpoints, Action Theatre and dance composition.

She has a Master’s of Fine Arts from Sarah Lawrence College with a focus in directing and movement, and her B.A. in Theatre from Rollins College.