Performance Art Intensive Workshop

Participants will experience an array of methodologies and approaches to performance art, whilst being actively encouraged to delve into new and unchartered territory.

The workshop includes solo and small group exercises within an intensive, experimental and experiential context. The practical workshop exercises will include inside and outside situations, walks and context positions will be Evaluated, Examined, Exchanged and Experienced (the 4 E’s).

Each participant will receive one-to-one mentoring during the development of their own original performance works and ideas. Participants are strongly encouraged to attend all workshop sessions. This workshop is aimed at those with a performance art/fine art background as well as those interested in exploring performance art and interdisciplinary routes on the edges of performing arts and performance art.

The workshop will be held within Blue Mountains Theatre and Community Hub over four days as below; and will include a feedback session and social gathering off site (and/or via Zoom) on the fifth day (afterhours) at a venue to be advised.

Thursday Feb 23, 10am-5pm

Friday Feb 24, 10am-5pm

Saturday Feb 25, 10am-5pm

Sunday Feb 26, 10am-5pm

Off site feedback session and social gathering (including those attending via zoom): Monday Feb 27, 5-7pm 

About the facilitator

Dagmar I. Glausnitzer-Smith is an Artist, Facilitator of International Performance Art Workshops and Organiser/ Curator of Performance Art Events.

She graduated in London from the Royal College of Art in 2000 (MA) and from Goldsmiths' College in 1994 (BA). After her completion of a two-year Picker Fellowship Award at Kingston University in 2003, Dagmar returned to Germany organising international Performance Art Workshops and City site-specific 12-hour marathon Performance Art Workshops called 'Werktag'.

She has been organizing public events with Live Performances and Exhibitions, founder of kunstwirkstoff in the countryside of Germany, developing, organizing, international performance events like transitstation in London 2003, Berlin 2005, Edinburgh 2006 supported by IFA and Copenhagen in 2010, supported by Goethe Institute, IFA and Corporate Funding Bodies in Copenhagen collaboration with the Royal Danish Academy of Art.

In the following years Goethe Institute Nicosia supported her since 2013-2016 during Performance Art Festivals CIPAF and Performance Art Events Plus Motion and Tactile Bodies 2016/2017. In 2021 KunstRaumGoethe, Goethe Institute in Nicosia dedicated an art exhibition - interlaced - to the two German Artists Glausnitzer and Jungeblut together with regional artist Stelios Kallinikou.


Image from the series of October Portrait since 2009, c-type print photography, 59 x 84, photographed by Jessica Smith, London.

Event and ticketing details

Dates & Times

Workshop (18+ years) 23-26 FEBRUARY


Adult $330.00


Blue Mountains Theatre

106 Macquarie Road

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