Leeny Sack

Adjunct Faculty


Performance - Adjunct Faculty


BA, SUNY Empire State College

Leeny Sack is a performance artist, certified Master Teacher of Kinetic Awareness® and teacher/counselor of The Performative Self. Since 2008 she has been on the faculty of the MFA Contemporary Performance Department of Naropa University, teaching The Performative Self, a practice and process designed to access and embody the creative unconscious through breath, unadorned presence, written and spoken text, kinetic awareness®, and work with objects.

She has performed and taught extensively throughout the U.S., Europe and in Asia at venues including the Venice Biennale, The Edinburgh Festival, The American Dance Festival, the Whitney Museum of American Art and the first World Gathering of Holocaust Survivors. From 1974-1978 she was a member of The Performance Group, the groundbreaking experimental theatre company founded and directed by Richard Schechner, whose members included Spalding Gray, Elizabeth LeCompte, Ron Vawter, and Joan MacIntosh. Her solo performances include The Survivor and The TranslatorOur Lady of the Hidden AgendaPatient/Artist, Straight Man, Multiple Choice, and (Neo-Ventriqual) Thought Clouds.

A former student of The Juilliard School, her own students have included performing and visual artists, singers and musicians, psychotherapists, physicians, educators, and others interested in self-research and the interface between inner experience and outer expression. Her studio, Physika Arts, is located in Lafayette, CO. For more information: www.leenysack.com