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ATHE 2014
Dream Acts: Performance as Refuge, Resistance, and Renewal 

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Anna Demers

Middlesex County College
Assistant Professor of Movement
NJ/NY
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.