Sean Donovan

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SEAN DONOVAN is a New York based actor, dancer, and writer. He is a performer with the Bessie Award winning Faye Driscoll and Company, The Obie Award winning Builders Association and the Bessie Award winning Jane Comfort and Company. He is currently an Artist-in-Residence at HERE Arts Center (NY).

He also collaborates regularly with theater artist Sebastián Calderón Bentin and choreographer Jennie Marytai Liu. In New York, he has performed as an actor and dancer at such places as The Kitchen, PS122, HERE Arts Center, The Joyce Theater, Joyce SoHo, The Duke, The Baryshnikov Arts Center, The Ontological Hysteric Theatre, The Ohio Theatre, Dance Theatre Workshop, La MaMa ETC, The Chocolate Factory, Theatre for the New City, Dixon Place, Galapagos Arts Space, and the Brooklyn Arts Exchange. Recent credits include Thank You For Coming: Attendance at Danspace Project (NY); House/Divided at BAM (NY) along with a national tour, Heaven on Earth at LaMaMa ETC. (NY) and Les Subsistance, Lyon France; Soul Leaves Her Body at HERE Arts Center (NY); Faith Healing at Joyce SoHo (NY) and a national tour; Vicious Dogs on Premises at the Ontological Hysteric Theatre (NY) and a European tour to France, Poland, and Russia; and Stravinsky's A Soldier's Tale at the Castleton Opera Festival (VA) conducted by the world-­‐renowned Lorin Maazel.

In 2012 Sean Donovan and Sebastián Calderón Bentin (under the collaborative title, Donovan & Calderó)n premiered 18 1/2 Minutes at Stanford University. In 2011 they created The Climate Chronicles in residency at Stanford University followed by a New York premiere at the Incubator Arts Project. Other original works include Se Vende, in collaboration with Laura Berlin Stinger and Sebastián Calderón Bentin at the FAE Festival in Panama; Not Unclear at New York University, and Sublimate at Galapagos Art Space. He received his BFA in Theatre from New York University's Experimental Theatre Wing. He has trained and performed internationally in France, Holland, Romania, Poland, Russia, Panama, Canada, Thailand and Japan working with the highly acclaimed Ildi! Eldi of France and Sankai Juku Butoh company of Japan.