Joanie Fritz Zosike has appeared extensively as a solo performer and with various theatre companies in the U.S. and abroad. She taught theatre and music at Bellevue Hospital and Grand Street Settlement and presents workshops worldwide. Joanie is composer/lyricist of the children’s musical, Lily Frog and Friends, which ran at the Las Palmas Theatre in Los Angeles, and co-authored And Then the Heavens Closed, garnering a grant from the National Foundation of Jewish Culture. The play was presented at The Jewish Museum in New York City in 1996. She served as Managing Director of The Living Theatre and has been a company member since 1987. As well as being an actor in the DADA/surrealist theatre company, DADAnewyork, she also serves as its co-director, and recently published an article about DADA in NY Arts Magazine. She is on the board of New York City People’s Life Fund and the Steering Committee of Theaters Against War (THAW).



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