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Bio

Naomi Bennett is a director, teacher and movement artist originally from Cambridge, MA. She holds an MFA in Television, Film, and Theatre Production from California State University, Los Angeles, and is currently a PhD candidate in Communication Studies, with a concentration in Performance Studies, at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA. Ms. Bennett’s research looks at how virtual interactions in aesthetic performances complicate our experiences and ideas about touch, intimacy, and connection.

Ms. Bennett is also a certified Yoga Instructor, a graduate of the Professional Track Circus program at the New England Center for Circus Arts, and has studied clowning, mime, and mask in Venice, Paris, and Montreal. She is a former cast member of the gender-bending drag show TraniWreck, and a co-founder and former member of The Grindhouse Marionettes, who opened for such acts as Nine Inch Nails, The Tiger Lilies, and the Dresden Dolls. Miss Bennett's directs original theater-dance performance pieces created in collaboration with performers. Recent directing credits include “Wings by Arthur Kopit and Tearing the World Apart, both nominated for Best in Dance and Physical Theatre at the Hollywood Fringe Festival.

 
 
 
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