Source River, Source Room

Co-hosted by Almanac

Join company members from two of Philadelphia’s most exciting ensembles for two intensive Grotowski workshops led by Brooklyn-based artist Tanya Marquardt. Imagine new physical possibilities, venture into the unknown, and expand your creative potential with Source Rivers and the Source Room.



April 8th 1-4PM
April 9 & 10, 10-1PM
Mascher Space,
155 Cecil B Moore Ave
Instructor: Tanya Marquardt
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April 15th 3-6PM
April 16 & 17, 10-2PM 
Mascher Space, 155 Cecil B Moore Ave
Instructor: Tanya Marquardt
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The three-day workshops take place over two different weekends and offer two different experiences of the work. Join us for one or for both. Discounts available. Find the events on Facebook HERE and HERE.

Tanya Marquardt is a writer and performer living in Brooklyn, New York. She received a BFA in Theatre at Simon Fraser University, a Certificate of Dance at MainDance in Vancouver, Canada, and an MFA in Creative Writing from Hunter College in New York. Tanya spent many years as the teacher’s aide to master Grotowski instructor and mentor Linda Putnam, as well as training with Penelope Stella, Mark Diamond, Theatre Replacement, Mascall Dance and boca del lupo.Selected performing credits include: The Show Must Go On (Jerome Bell / PuSh Festival), a site-specific show in IKEA titled The Swedish Plays (radix theatre), this cage is a rickety bridge with Tanya Tagiq’s bandmate Jesse Zubot (the Longest Night Festival), Antigone Undone (Leaky Heaven Circus), Canadians Are Mean (Melanie Jones/BAX) and Stray (Brooklyn Arts Exchange). As the Co-Artistic Director of Proximity Arts from 2008-2010 Tanya produced, performed, wrote and co-directed Transmission, which took place in once illegal poker space, and Mal de Mer, a dance about seasickness that took place atop a custom-built moving ‘ship-stage’ at sunset. Tanya’s work has been supported by the DTRC, BC Arts Council, Canada Council for the Arts, American Association of University Women, Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grants, and the Hertog Fellowship. Her work has been presented at Dixon Place, Brooklyn Arts Exchange, the PuSh Performing Arts Festival, the Vancouver International Dance Festival, Dancing on the Edge, VIVO Media Arts, and NeXtFest.Currently she is writing Stray, a memoir of her time as a teenage runaway, creating a new immersive theatre piece with Wildrice in a basement space in NYC, creating Some Must Watch While Some Must Sleep, a chamber work about her life as a sleep-talker, as one of the Mabou Mines Artists in Residence, and is in the studio with Bluemouth Inc. working on a show about the Chomsky/Foucault debate On Human Nature. Tanya is the 2015-2016 Associate Artist with Brooklyn theatre company Banana Bag&Bodice.