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Sacha Yanow is a NYC based artist and actor. Her solo performance works include: Dad Band, Joe's Pub, NYC, Festival Theaterformen, Hannover, Germany (2017); PICA/Cooley Gallery, Portland, OR (2016), New Museum, NYC (2015); Silent Film, The Lab, San Francisco, Pieter, Los Angeles, and MAPP/Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY (2015), Dixon Place, NYC (2014), and Movement Research Festival, NYC (2013); and The Prince, Dixon Place, NYC (2013). Her residencies and awards include: Denniston Hill (2017); LMCC Process Space (2016); SOMA, Mexico City (2015); Dixon Place, NYC (2014); Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY (2012); and The Field, NYC (2011). 

Yanow has performed in theater, film and dance works by artists including Karen Finley, Sarah Michelson, Laura Parnes, Katy Pyle, Elisabeth Subrin, Theater of a Two-Headed Calf, and Julie Tolentino. She was creative consultant for Elisabeth Subrin’s feature film A Woman A Part (2016), and co-director and dramaturge for Dynasty Handbag’s performance piece Soggy Glasses (The Broad/REDCAT 2016, Brooklyn Academy of Music 2014). She is a member of the Dyke Division of Theater of a Two-Headed Calf.

Yanow currently serves as Director of Art Matters Foundation and previously worked at The Kitchen as Director of Operations.  She received a BA from Sarah Lawrence College and is a graduate of the William Esper Studio Actor Training Program.

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