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Sha Sha Higby - Emeralds on Ice

Presented by Throckmorton Theatre at Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley CA

Jun 02 2019
Sha Sha Higby - Emeralds on Ice

Artist’s living body moves unique sculptures influenced by experiences in Asia and beyond

Bolinas artist Sha Sha Higby‘s sculptures are intricate and complex, inspired by her experiences in Asia and beyond. Her unique sculptures are made to move with her living body as the driving force.

Meticulously crafted over course of years, her sculptural costumes use a variety of mediums including paper, wood, glass, enamel, Asian lacquer, and gold leaf.

Higby combines visual art with puppetry and dance to bring together audiences in an invisible ephemeral experience. “My work is never linear. It’s very open, so people can interpret it differently.”

Truly breathtaking and unlike anything you’ve seen before. See if you can find the words to describe it.

“Bolinas’ always mesmerizing performance art hero” – San Francisco Chronicle

“…attend a Sha Sha Higby performance to leave you feeling reflective, refreshed and inspired.” – The San Francisco Bay Guardian

“Assemblage artist and sculptor Sha Sha Higby’s performances are the stuff of opium dreams, like Where the Wild Things Are meets a Chinese New Year parade. Shape-shifting, embroidered, larger-than-life costumed agents move interpretively to the sounds of bells and props, as if an arts and crafts store were possessed by an otherworldly spirit still getting used to its new limbs and parts.” – Chris Tenchard, SF Weekly



Contact: 415-383-9600


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7:00 - 8:00 pm


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Throckmorton Theatre

142 Throckmorton Avenue, Mill Valley, CA 94941


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