Sha Sha Higby
Movement Archetype on a Stick
Date(s) & Time(s): Sat, Jun 3, 12:00 PM
Duration: 90 mins w/out intermission
Location: 142 Throckmorton Avenue, Mill Valley, CA 94941
Venue: Throckmorton Theatre
Early Bird: $20, Advance: $25, Door: $28
Audience members and participants are encouraged to wear a mask to protect against COVID-19. We ask people who have a temperature or feel unwell to not attend.
Artist Sample Videohttps://vimeo.com/user5008373
Production DetailsMovement Archetype on a Stick
In in-person opportunity to make a mask cast from a mold of a Sha Sha Higby original. Students will learn to sculpt, add texture, design ornamental extensions and customize. Then bring it to wear to the performance!Sha Sha Higby
Sha Sha Higby pursued the art of puppetry and sculpture in her early years, then one year in Japan studying the art of Noh Mask and theater, then a Fulbright-Hayes Scholarship to study dance and shadow puppet making in the villages in Indonesia for five years at the Academy of Music and Dance, lacquer arts in Tokyo and Kyoto under the Japan-United States Friendship Commission. an Indo-American Fellowship to study the textile arts of India, and a Pilot Travel Grants Fund from Arts International for Bhutan, the National Endowment for the Arts in Solo Theater Fellowship, U.S. Artists at International Festivals and Exhibitions, Theater Bay Area CASH, and the California Arts Council.