Artist Projects


Tony Brown , Kari Margolis

With longtime collaborator Tony Brown, Margolis creates Sleepwalkers: an imagistic, dreamlike world through the use of precise physical movement, hand-held video projectors, moveable projection surfaces, an international ensemble of thirty performers, and an abstract vocal score. Using source material from the Bible, classical Western literature, the Tibetan Book of the Dead, and the performers’ own contributions, Sleepwalkers uses a modern technical language to evoke ancient stories.

Project Updates

  • 2009: Margolis receives performance residency with Millikin University to take themes and improvisational structures from Sleepwalkers and create a 30 minute performance event with 16 students

  • 2002: Sleepwalkers premieres at the College of St. Catherine in St. Paul MN

  • Artists

    Tony Brown

    Tony Brown played a key role in designing the new multimedia center for the University of Minnesota’s Department of Theatre and Dance, where he also tau…


    Kari Margolis

    Kari Margolis is a playwright, director, performer, and teacher. She co-founded the Margolis Brown Theater Company (originally known as The Adaptors) wi…


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    Oct 07 – Oct 07, 2018
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    Apr 30 – Sep 28, 2018
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    April 15, 2015
    Project Premiere: Emily Johnson's SHORE in Lenapehoking (New York City)

    April 7, 2015
    Project Premiere: Kerry Tribe Solo Exhibition "The Loste Note" at 356 Mission in Los Angeles

    March 19, 2015
    Project Premiere: Carlos Motta Launches Web-Based Project "Gender Talents"

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