Mar. 27

Undergraduate Lecture Series: Phantom Limb Company

March 27, 2024
12 PM – 1 PM
Falvey Hall
1301 W Mt Royal Ave

Phantom Limb Company (PLC), creates iconic stories that are built on an intersection of innovation, social change and visual art, with a particular focus on the climate emergency and environmental injustice. Collaging puppetry, movement, multi-media storytelling and design, this unique integration of social impact and aesthetic is essential to their work. They are truth seekers, storytellers and deep believers in the power of collaboration to inspire engagement and action. PLC includes Jessica Grindstaff (Founder, Director, Playwright & Set Designer) and Erik Sanko (Founder, Puppet Designer and Composer). The company is most often comprised of a large rotating cast of friends, collaborators, artists, dancers, actors and puppeteers. They have collaborated with Tony Taccone, Lemony Snicket, Danny Elfman, Jim Jarmusch, The Kronos Quartet, Gavin Friday, Ryan Heffington, Jeffery Zeigler, Dai Matsuoka, Henrik Vibskov, Sophie Hunter, Jen Silverman, and Dipika Guha among other luminaries.