Discipline: Theatre – playwriting, Theatre – performance

Jim Findlay

Discipline: Theatre – playwriting, Theatre – performance
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell fellowships: 2012, 2016

Jim Findlay's most recent theater works have focused on plants, sleeping, and communicating with the dead. Findlay received a Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grants to Artists award in 2015 and a Creative Captial award in 2016. He worked on Electric Lucifer, a theatrical and musical fantasia about torture, isolation, and transcendence. It is a collaboration with the ghost of Bruce Haack, the original composer of The Electric Lucifer, released by Columbia Records in 1970.

Studios

MacDowell Studios: Mansfield

Jim Findlay worked in the MacDowell Studios: Mansfield studio.

The Helen Coolidge Mansfield Studio was donated by graduates of the Mansfield War Service Classes for Reconstruction Aides. Helen Mansfield helped found the New York MacDowell Club. The small, shingled frame structure with stone foundation was originally fronted on the west side by a neat white picket fence and gate, a garden, and a stone pathway…

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