Karen
Christopher

 
 

CURRENTLY: taking bookings for the latest duet miles & miles by Karen Christopher & Sophie Grodin

Read Mary Paterson's written response to miles & miles preview performance at Chisenhale Dance Space, July 2016.

SOON: Karen will appear in a conversation with Tim Etchells, the film maker and photographer Hugo Glendinning and the artist Hester Chillingworth following a screening of Uncertain Fragments, a video essay by Hugo Glendinning & Tim Etchells (2016) reflecting on the work and process of the world-renowned UK performance ensemble Forced Entertainment at a LADA Screens event on Monday 10 October 2017. Admission is free, booking essential.

Karen Christopher is a collaborative performance deviser, performer, and teacher. Her company, Haranczak/Navarre Performance Projects, is currently engaged in creating a series of duet performances. She was a member of Chicago-based Goat Island performance group for 20 years until the group disbanded in 2009. She now lives in London, working to define a practice which continues in a collaborative and plural mode. This work includes a search for points of intersection and startling combinations that surprise and awaken the mind allowing people to experience shifts of understanding and awareness within the community of the performance event. She’s listening for the unnoticed, the almost invisible, and the very quiet.

Karen is an Honorary Fellow of University College Falmouth, and Honorary Research Fellow at Birkbeck Centre for Contemporary Theatre, University of London, and an Artist Fellow in the Department of Drama at Queen Mary, University of London. Until recently she taught part-time on the MA-Advanced Theatre Practice course at Central School of Speech & Drama
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