Movement Director, Actor, Director, Deviser ...Celebrating the Possibility within each person for transformation, collaboration, empathy, play, choice, awe, and the full range of the human experience...read more
As You Like It
The Public Shakespeare Initiative, 2018
Artistic Director: Oskar Eustis // Written by: William Shakespeare // Directed by: Rhys McClelland & Eli Thacker Taylor // Movement Director: Tracy Einstein // Fight Director: Justin Fuller // Asst. Movement Director: N'Dack Fleming // Puppetry Advisor: Ora Fruchter // Comprehension Teaching Artist: Alice Renier // Dramaturg: Ann McDonald // PSM: Christie Love Santiago // Music & Lyrics: Justin Ellington // Scenic Design: Claire Deliso // Costume Design: Heather Stanley // Lighting Design: Drew Florida
Modern Shakespeare Project
Tracy is Associate Artistic Director / Performer, Choreographer / Director for Modern Shakespeare Project (MSP), a labor of love by she and her friends Brian, Morgan, and Mario. Since 2014, MSP has produced 4 of Shakespeare's plays, 3 new plays, including "The Most Lamentable Tragedy of the Bull of Queens," winner of The Players Theatre's 2017 Short Play Festival, and 5 new play readings.
Review, Twelfth Night, Directed by Tracy Einstein 2015
Nu Words Project
Nu Words is an exploration of the intersections of dance, spoken word poetry, and jazz music. It premiered at the Litchfield Jazz Festival in August 2015, giving voice to prominent, progressive writers like James Baldwin, within the context of jazz music. It is a collaboration with Tracy's partner, drummer Richie Barshay, and saxophonist/floutist Caroline Davis, and a rotating group of jazz musicians.
An Unapologetic Mess, A Clown Show
One Thursday a month 2015-2016
Devised: Tracy Einstein // Producer: Joe Galan // Advisor: Julia Proctor // Performed at: The PIT, NYC // Photography: No Future Photography
““But please try and understand,” he begged.
“Damn it,” I said, “I do understand. Only too well.”
“What kind of man are you?” he asked.
“I am a clown,” I said, “and I collect moments. Goodbye.” I hung up.”
Heinrich Boll’s, The Clown, 1963, translated by Leila Vennewitz p. 231.