September 3, 2012 in Variety Acts

Emma Jaster - Mime & Puppetry

Emma Crane Jaster is a performer, teacher, and collaborator. She works with a wide variety of artists from different disciplines to create original, physically compelling theater to be shared with audiences of all ages. She has performed in New York at Dixon Place, The Brick, Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center, and HERE Arts Center, where she was an artist-in-residence. She studied and performed with Cie. Pas de Dieux in Paris, Natanakairali Institute for Sanskrit Theater in India, LaMama’s International Theater Symposium in Italy, and U-Theatre, a Grotowski-based Zen-drumming troupe in Taiwan.

Currently working in the DC area, Emma has been seen onstage at Theater J, Round House Theater, Adventure Theater, The Dance Exchange, and Hillyer Arts Space, among others. She is an Associate Artist with Constellation Theater Co. and with The Faction of Fools, and a lead Teaching Artist with Round House Theater and with The Washington Revels. She earned her BA in Theater and Dance magna cum laude from Amherst College and studied physical theatre at the Lecoq School in Paris.