Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – performance

Lear deBessonet

Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – performance
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2012

Lear deBessonet is a director who worked on a puppet/live action theater piece inspired by the life of Pearl S. Buck. She is the Resident Artist at the Public Theater in New York.



Lear deBessonet worked in the Star studio.

Funded by Alpha Chi Omega, a national fraternity founded in 1885, Star Studio — built in 1911–1912 — was the first studio given to the residency by an outside organization. To this day, Alpha Chi sorority pledges learn the story of Star Studio and its role in supporting American arts and letters. Beginning as a nicely proportioned…

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