Christopher Danowski

DIXIE GAMMAGE HALL
TEMPE
Faculty Assoc
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
2002
Faculty Assoc
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
2002

Biography

Christopher Danowski is  a media/performance artist based in Phoenix, Arizona. He has written over eighty texts for performance works, and has presented work in living rooms,  galleries, and unusual spaces (sometimes in theaters) in Phoenix, Brooklyn, Mérida, Dublin, Berlin and Kraków. He was artistic director of Theater in My Basement from 1999-2013, and now serves as a founding member of Howl Theatre Project. His book of writings, ‘Dog’s Ear’ is forthcoming this spring from Four Chambers Press. He has been teaching performance, theatre, and art in university settings since 2003. In June, 2017, he completed his doctorate from Plymouth University in the U.K. in Art and Media, linking together Afro-Cuban ritual techniques for spirit possession and method acting as transcultural performance methodology.

Research Interests

Transcultural performance; experimental live art; body art; multi-media performance; Latin American Performance; Afro-Cuban studies

Courses

Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
THF 220 Principles/Dramatic Analysis
THE 320 History of the Theatre I
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
THP 428 Theatre and the Future
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
THE 440 Experimental Theatre & Perform
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Title
THE 440 Experimental Theatre & Perform