Photo by Christine Alicino
Lanny Harrison - dancer, actress, poet - began her career in The New York Pantomime Theater in 1966. She's created many one-woman shows, presented at La MaMa, Dixon Place, & many venues in NYC & in Europe. The latest, Memoir: Dances, Stories & Songs was performed at Laura Simm's Story Salon in Spring 2015. Ms Harrison has been a member of Meredith Monk's theater company, The House, since 1969, playing lead roles in many productions. She has created work & performed with Steve Clorfeine, Lily Pink, the late Collin Walcott, Barbara Bash, Arawana Hayashi, Jerry Granelli, Jay Clayton, Robin Daniels, Terre Roche, Deborah Gladstein. Ms. Harrison teaches a theater class Performing Stories: East Meets West in the Gallatin School of NYU. She runs an ongoing theater workshop, Characters in Motion, at Shambhala Meditation Center of NY & at West Kortright Centre in upstate NY.