GALLERY North/Reese Johanson • gallery south/Lily PRince


Reese Johanson: Improv Theatre workshop / July 20 & 21


11 Jane St. Art Center welcomes renowned New Orleans performer/teacher, Reese Johanson, to teach a 2-day intensive workshop in her unique style of improv theater and a community performance the following weekend.

One day option • Saturday July 20th, $100 12- 5pm
Two day option • Saturday and Sunday July 20/21st, $200 for both days / 12-5 PM 
Open to those over age 16, beginners welcome

Discount for students and seniors available upon request
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Reese has developed a way of creating original theater, capable of picking up and going anywhere, in any situation or location with an entirely local community cast. The process encourages easy collaboration with artists/performers of varying styles of capabilities. The end result is a stage worthy finished work which will be presented July 27/28 at 11 Jane St. Art Center. This technique requires very little resources and short rehearsal time, incorporates the techniques of Joan Evans, Mary Overlie’s Six Viewpoints and Reese’s own dynamic flare! 

Workshop Participants: For those interested to continue beyond the two-day workshop; rehearsals meet a few times during the week (at times that work best for everyone) to create a community performance to show July 27/28 at 7 PM. The process is relaxed and fun.

We welcome everyone to join us on July 27th and 28th at 7 PM for Reese's Community Performance that includes our Workshop Participants!


GALLERY SOUTH Guest CURATED Through December 2019 BY JEN DRAGON of Cross Contemporary Art

Lily PrincE - Paintings




community performance

July 27 & 28 / 7 PM

community performance with workshop participants July 27 & 28

Reese Johanson is a producer, performing artist, writer, philanthropist and party girl. She has collaborated with musicians, performers, producers and filmmakers, writing, choreographing and performing in co-produced shows including Susan Millar Boldissar, Bremner Duthie, Ann Glaviano, Daneeta Jackson, Nari Tomessetti among others. She is a featured columnist with New Orleans’ Art + Design magazine. She was a teaching artist with KIDsmART and Upturn Arts. Most recently she founded the an arts and culture center, The Art Klub in the St. Roch neighborhood of the 8th Ward in New Orleans.

Reese Johanson graduated from the National Shakespeare Conservatory NYC, she was inspired by Joan Evans Techniques in physical theatre. In Boston she co-founded a performance series Open Faucet. In New Orleans she started an event company, Party Girl Productions, managing countless events with museums, galleries, nightclubs, hotels, newspapers, and private residents. She was a featured show host for, a columnist for Scat Magazine, and founded the arts non profit, Artist Inc. She was a company member of Chard Gonzalez Dance Theatre for 5 years. In San Francisco she workshopped with Mary Overly, practicing “6 Viewpoints. In 2012 Reese Johanson Collective emerged producing, UNROUTE, and award nominated shows, Flashback and THEY DON’T EAT CORN HERE, and many many more.

ABOUT 11 JANE ST. Art Center


11 Jane St. Art Center is a fully renovated artist-owned 19th Century brick warehouse with 2 art galleries dedicated to mid-career artists new work and works in progress, artist residencies, performances, exhibitions and classes. 



JENNIFER HICKS • 11 JAne St. Founder & director

Jennifer Hicks; artist, choreographer and theater maker is owner and director of 11 Jane St. Art. Her background includes an MFA in Contemporary Performance from Naropa University, a BFA in Fine Arts from Tufts University, a Fine Arts Degree from The School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Traveling Scholars Fellowship from Tufts University, an alumni of Franklin Furnace, a long-time member of the performance collective in Boston called Mobius and over 40 years of making art, exhibiting, performing and teaching. She is dedicated to fostering new/experimental work by established international artists and collaborating with the local community. (read more)

Photo by Stephen Wechsler

Photo by Stephen Wechsler

Jen Dragon Guest Curator of Gallery South

11 Jane St. Art Center is honored to welcome Jen Dragon as guest curator for GALLERY SOUTH for the duration of 2019. Jen Dragon is the curator/director for Cross Contemporary Art, a fine arts organization based in the Hudson Valley. Jen Dragon represents mid-career and established artists who live and work in the Hudson Valley, Catskills and New York City region. Many of the artists who show with Cross Contemporary Art have exhibited internationally and have their artwork represented in museum collections. Since opening in 2014, Jen has curated more than 58 exhibitions, exhibited over 87 fine artists, presented 3 village wide sculpture festivals and installed more than 945 artworks.



11 Jane St. First Floor GALLERIES NORTH/ SOUTH

115 Feet Length x 18 Feet Width x 11 feet in height

55 Ft. L x 18 ft W  x 11 feet in height / 990 Sq. Feet

•Dance Studio with Sprung Dance Floor
•Special Soundproof Ceiling
•Grid System for hanging art installations


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