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Tess Michaelson

Tess Michaelson studied English and Aesthetics at Stanford University and earned her MFA from Columbia University. She works as a writer, editor, and artist in New York. She is a former editor at Movement Research whose work explores the intersections of performance, language, and selfhood.

Blackbare in the Basement

Lloyd’s particular rhythm of building and breaking patterns of movement feels familiar in Blackbare in the Basement. The body’s movement, as well as narrative, intellectual, and poetic are made with an almost stunning complexion of precision, humor, and sensitivity.

Theaters of the Body: K.J. HOLMES with Tess Michaelson

As an improviser, performer, and teacher, Brooklyn-based K.J. Holmes draws on the intelligence of the body to explore unknown territories in being and making.


The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2023

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