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Twist, Basil (1969-)

Date de naissance* :
1969 (né en 1969)
Localisation :
États-Unis d'Amérique
Résumé :
Comédien-marionnettiste américain.
Historique :
Diplômé de la San Francisco University High School. Etudes à la New School for Social Research and School of Visual Arts de New York. DMA des Arts de la Marionnette, Charleville-Mézières, 1993. Directeur de The Dream Music Puppetry Program au sein du HERE Arts Center.
Notes :
Originally from San Francisco, Basil Twist is a third generation puppeteer, who lives and works in New York. Graduate of San Francisco University High School, he studied at the New School of Visual Arts in New York. In 1990 he left for France : he became the only American to graduate from the Ecole Superieure Nationale des Arts de la Marionnette in Charleville-Mézières, one of the world's premiere puppetry training programs.
Basil's work was first spotlighted in New York in 1995 with his creation "The Araneidae Show". He was awarded a 1997 Bessie Award and a UNIMA Citation of Excellence for this production.
The 1998 year was a landmark year for him with the premiere of "Symphonie Fantastique". He received for this creation a 1999 Drama Desk Nomination, a UNIMA Citation of Excellence, the Henry Hewes Design Award and an OBIE Award.
Since 1998, Basil has continually expanded the realm of puppetry by creating and touring new works, focusing especially on work integrated with live music.

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  • VHF Stéphane Nota
    Version d'Œuvre :
    Spectacle
    Sujet de l'oeuvre :
    Film d'animation librement adapté du roman de Mary Shelley "Frankenstein ou le Prométhée moderne".

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