Artist Profiles

Leslie Buxbaum Danzig

Leslie Buxbaum Danzig co-created and directed 500 Clown Macbeth, 500 Clown Frankenstein, and 500 Clown Christmas. She directed Redmoon Theater's Hunchback at NYC's New Victory Theater, Washington DC’s Shakespeare Theater, and Redmoon Central. Past credits include co-directing Blair Thomas & Co.’s The Ox-Herder’s Tale at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center in MD and touring nationally and internationally with NYC’s Elevator Repair Service. Leslie was assistant director to Julie Taymor and dramaturg with choreographer Molly Shanahan. She teaches at University of Chicago, trained with Jacques Lecoq and Philippe Gaulier, and received her BA from Brown University and her Ph.D. in Performance Studies from Northwestern University.