The Performance Club


The Performance Club is a volunteer-run organization.

It is curated by Claudia La Rocco. Claudia is the author of The Best Most Useless Dress (Badlands Unlimited, 2014) a selection of writings encompassing a decade’s worth of poetry, essays, performance texts and reviews, and the editor of I DON’T POEM: an anthology of painters (Off the Park Press, 2015). A frequent contributor to ARTFORUM and the New York Times, she founded, which won a 2011 Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant and focuses on criticism as a literary art form. She is on the faculty of the School of Visual Arts’ graduate program in Art Criticism and Writing, teaches at such institutions as Stanford University and Movement Research and has performed and read at such places as The Kitchen, Danspace Project, The Center for New Music, Abrons Arts Center and the Mount Tremper Arts Festival. Her current collaborations include projects with the choreographer Michelle Ellsworth, the performance company Findlay//Sandsmark and the composer Phillip Greenlief. She was the guest artist curator for Danspace Project’s PLATFORM 2015: Dancers, Buildings and People in the Streets, and edited the accompanying catalogue.

It is managed by Kirk Wood Bromley. For general inquiries about The Performance Club, or if you have skills you’d like to volunteer for the club, email him at:

It is webmastered by Leah Schrager. Please email Leah if you notice any website gliches or for tech support at:

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