Nicky Paraiso
Now My Hand Is Ready for My Heart: Intimate Histories 
In association with LaMaMa Experimental Theatre Club
Saturday, August 25 8:00 pm / Tickets $15 / Workshop Performance

Nicky Paraiso

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Through theater and dance, Intimate Histories explores how a community of artists adapts to aging, both individually and collectively. Choreographer/performers include Vicky Shick, Jon Kinzel, Jodi Melnick, and Irene Hultman. Lighting design by Joe Levasseur and sound/music composition by Tei Blow.

Nicky Paraiso is an actor, musician, writer, performance artist, and curator. He is Director of Programming for The Club at La MaMa and Curator for La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival. Paraiso has been a prolific actor in downtown theater and performance, including a member of Meredith Monk and Vocal Ensemble and The School of Hard Knocks. He’s received a Bessie Award, a Spencer Cherashore Fund grant, a New York Innovative Theater Award, and BAX’s Arts & Artists in Progress Arts Management Award. Paraiso was recently awarded a Theatre Communications Group Fox Actor Fellowship.

Photo of Nicky Paraiso by Theo Coté