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Phil Soltanoff

Phil Soltanoff is a theater artist creating innovative, hybrid, work in which the arts collide in compelling ways. Recent projects include An Evening with William ShatnerAsterisk (Fusebox Festival), SITSTANDWALKLIEDOWN on Governors Island (SITELINES) and The Williamstown Theatre Festival, The Soltanoff/Findlay Project commissioned by the Center Theatre Group in Los Angeles, and i/o created in collaboration with sound artist Joe Diebes. LA Party, premiered at PRELUDE09 was featured in Under the Radar, Fusebox, PS122 and the Flynn Center, among others. Mr. Soltanoff has created two works in collaboration with Aurelien Bory and CIE111 (Toulouse, France). Plan B and More or Less, Infinity have been performed around the world in Kampnagel (Hamburg), Eurokaz Festival (Zagreb), Trafo (Budapest), Vidy Theatre (Lausanne), Centro Belem (Lisbon), Pina Bausch's NRW International Dance Festival (Dusseldorf), Maison de la Danse (Lyon), Queen Elizabeth Hall (London), Theatre de la Ville (Paris), BITEF-42 (Belgrade) and the New Victory Theatre (NYC), among others. In addition, Mr. Soltanoff collaborated with Ron Berry and Scott Wilcox to create an installation, The 12nineteen Library for the Austin Museum of Art which received a 2009 Austin Critics Table Award. Mr. Soltanoff was nominated for a Moliere Award in 2007.

Several people walking in a line down a sidewalk in a park.
SITSTANDWALKLIEDOWN
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SITSTANDWALKLIEDOWN

23 August 2012

Phil Soltanoff writes about SITSTANDWALKLIEDOWN, and how performance art can make us think about how we live, work, and occupy public space.