Annie Dorsen

Annie Dorsen is a writer and director who works in a variety of fields, including theatre, film, dance and, as of 2009, algorithmic performance. Most recently, “Yesterday Tomorrow” premiered at the Holland Festival in 2015, and has been presented by Festival d’Automne, COIL Festival/PS122, Théâtre Garonne, and others. Her algorithmic Hamlet project, “A Piece of Work”, has been seen at BAM, Parc de la Villette, and several other venues and festivals. In 2012 she made “Spokaoke,” a participatory karaoke project that uses political and historical speeches in place of pop songs. That work premiered as part of steirischer herbst’s “Truth is Concrete” marathon. Her first algorithmic theatre piece, “Hello Hi There,” premiered at streirischer herbst (Graz) in 2010. Also in 2010, she collaborated with choreographer Anne Juren on “Magical” and with Ms. Juren and DD Dorvillier on “Pièce Sans Paroles.” Her pop-political performance project “Democracy in America” was presented at PS122 in 2008. She is the winner of the 2014 Herb Alpert Award in the Arts.

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