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Luisa Muhr

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"My work is not about finding an answer, but about searching a journey. It is created through questions, surrender to the very moment, deep listening, and trust. My responsibility as an artist is: to be willing, be aware, spread awareness, be in constant search, be curious, to care, to discover, and to create change."

Luisa Muhr is a multi-lingual, multi- and interdisciplinary artist based in New York. As a professional Actor/Vocalist/Movement Artist/Director/Writer she is also the creator and curator of Women Between Arts, an interdisciplinary women artists series currently running at The New School (Mannes School of Music), and is the Artistic Director of FENGARI Ensemble.

Her performance work varies from classical, experimental/avant-garde, puppet, Yiddish, movement-based, to musical theater, and multiple engagements as a singer/vocalist, including Off-Broadway and abroad. In 2017 Luisa performed with avant-garde composer John Zorn and poet Kenneth Goldsmith in the Paris Capital of the 19th Century / New York Capital of the 20th Century performance at the Jewish Museum and as the lead role in Albright at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, NY. Luisa also premiered her music-exploration piece WASSER WORKS together with drummer/percussionist Richie Barshay and vibraphonist Patricia Brennan at The Stone and collaborated with Canadian Klezmer/Punk singer-songwriter Geoff Berner as part of the New York Klezmer Series. Luisa performs in English, Yiddish, and German. Furthermore she is honored to have been offered by Meredith Monk to teach Monk’s work in different schools and communities. Throughout the last decade Luisa has created and directed multiple pieces on national and international stages.

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