TOUSSAINT JEANLOUIS is an interdisciplinary performance artist who creates work incorporating Dance, Martial Arts (2nd Degree Black Belt Taekwondo and Two-Time World Champion), Music Composition, Visual Design, and Multimedia. He is a Group Fitness Boxing Instructor at Gotham G-Box Gym in SOHO NYC and teaches Taekwondo for the Manhattan Youth After-School Program.
Education and Training: Arizona State University (Theater BA) and California Institute of the Arts (Acting MFA).
Residencies: Watermill Center International Summer Residency in 2006; Feldstaerke International 2010 (Essen, Paris, Istanbul). Training: Suzuki and Viewpoints (SITI Company), Grotowski (Maisternia Pisni) and Plastiques (Teatr Zhar/Grotowski Institute).
Creative works: American Nostalgia (Judson Memorial Church 2013), Killing the Dingo (Rabbithole 2013), Cotton: Comfortable is Uncomfortable (Ping Chong + Co Devising Hub 2015)