Steinman, Louise

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STEINMAN, Louise. American, b. 1951. Genres: Novellas/Short stories, Plays/Screenplays, Adult non-fiction, Theatre, Writing/Journalism. Career: SO&SO&SO&SO (performance company), Portland, OR, co-founder and artistic co-director, 1976-86; Ping Chong's Fiji Theatre Company, NYC, member, 1982-84; Willamette Week (newspaper), Portland, OR, performance editor, 1982; Pro Arts, Oakland, CA, executive director, 1985-86; San Francisco State University, CA, Center for Experimental and Interdisciplinary Arts, lecturer and guest artist, 1985-87; City of Los Angeles, Cultural Affairs Department, performance curator, 1986-91; Los Angeles Public Library, cultural programs director, 1993-. Freelance critic, 1975-; Sundance Institute Arts Writers Program, consultant and senior creative adviser, 1999-; lecturer at institutions. Publications: The Knowing Body: Elements of Contemporary Performance and Dance, 1986, as The Knowing Body: The Artist as Storyteller in Contemporary Performance, 1995; The Souvenir: A Daughter Discovers Her Father's War, 2001. Author of essays, poems, and articles for periodicals. Address: Los Angeles Public Library, 630 W 5th St, Los Angeles, CA 90071, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]