Sara Galassini is an Italian interdisciplinary artist and performer, sound meditation and community project facilitator working in NYC for almost 20 years.
She is a sound healing practitioner certified by the New York Open Center Sound and Music Institute and she holds a BA in Applied Theatre.
Together with award-winning musician and composer Yukio Tsuji she is the co-founder of the Sara Galas Band. The two have created four interdisciplinary theater performances: Waves of all times, Origin: a Performance Art Concert, Unmeasurable Picture, REFLECT-I-ON. They are now developing Pros-Her-Pere, a new interdisciplinary piece inspired by the Myth of Persephone and Demeter
Most recently, Sara and award winning performer Sophie Bortolussi have co-created the dance-theater production One-in-Themselves for at La MaMa 55th Season.
Galassini has performed in the acclaimed production of Trojan Women directed by Andrei Serban and Elizabeth Swados in 1974, and in numerous productions directed by the late Ellen Stewart: The Monk and The Hangman’s Daughter, Seven, Romeo and Juliet, Seven against Thebes, Herakles Via Phaedra, Mythos Oedipus, Dionysus Filius Dei, Fragments of Seven, Great Jones Variations.
Other Credits include: Fuck/Love The Poetics of Adoration by Kelly Bartnik; En Masse by Palissimo Dance Company; The Angels of Swedenborg by Ping Chong & Co. La MaMa; Japan Earthquake & Hurricane Sandy Benefit, Carnegie Hall; 9 Windows, Open Door, Room to Panic, and In Retrospect by Loco 7 Dance Pupper Co., La MaMa, London, Italy; Narcissus by Elizabeth Swados, La MaMa, When clowns play Hamlet directed by Ozzie Rodriguez, La MaMa; Don’t look into the camera directed by Aktina Stathaki; Hoplite Diary by Tom Lee; Theatricale by Urban Research Theater; Love Story, Palestine by Yoshiko Chuma; Si Seulement Si by Nu Dance Theater; Expiration Date by Abla Khoury.