Aaron Landsman
Space Grant (1999/2000)

Landsman is a theater artist, researcher, and teacher based in New York City. He is an Abrons Arts Center Social Practice Artist-in-Residence, a 2017 Guggenheim Fellow and a Princeton Arts Fellow. His performance works have been presented at many venues in New York and other US cities, including the Chocolate Factory Theater, Abrons Arts Center, HERE Arts Center, Project Row Houses, and Z Space, as well as in the Netherlands, Norway, Morocco, and Serbia. His 20-year arts and advocacy working group, Perfect City, engages young adults on New York City’s Lower East Side to build creative community conversations on belonging and equity. His book The City We Make Together, coauthored with Mallory Catlett, was published by the University of Iowa Press in 2022. He has performed with the Elevator Repair Service theater ensemble, Tim Etchells, Tory Vazquez, and Andrea Kleine. Landsman’s fiction, essays, and poetry have appeared in The Evergreen ReviewPainted Bride QuarterlyRiver TeethTheater Magazine, and The Brooklyn Rail. He teaches theater and Interdisciplinary Humanities courses at Princeton University and New York University. Publication credits include The Evergreen ReviewRiver Teeth, and Theater Magazine. He is developing a curriculum based on his City Council Meeting project along with three new performance works.