Helga Davis in Non-Sequitur

Helga Davis in Non-Sequitur

HELGA DAVIS is a NY based performer whose interdisciplinary work includes theater, opera, and fine art. Davis has been starring in the international tour of Einstein On the Beach. Robert Wilson describes her as “A united whole, with spellbinding inner power and strength.” She also starred in Wilson’s The Temptation of St Anthony, with libretto and score by Bernice Johnson Reagon of Sweet Honey in the Rock, Milton by Katie Pearl and Lisa Damour, and Elsewhere, with cellist Maya Beiser with music by Missy Mazolli. In 2011, Davis served as a “Sweet Peach” in Soho Rep’s production of Jomama Jones, Radiate, a production which made New Yorker critic Hilton Al’s top ten list. She is the recipient of the BRIC Fireworks grant and just completed her first full-length theatre piece, Cassandra. Davis may also be heard on the new VIA Records release, Oceanic Verses, a multi-media opera work written for her by composer Paola Prestini. In Fall 2015, Davis performed in her fifth Next Wave Festival at BAM in Shara Worden (My Brightest Diamond) and Andrew Ondrejcak’s You Us We All. She hosts a radio program on WQXR’s Q2 and was awarded an ASCAP Multimedia Award for hosting 24:33: twenty- four hours and thirty-three minutes of the playful and playable John Cage.

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