Member Spotlight:

Elysia

Elysia Segal Actress / Costumed Interpreter New York Transit Museum

Elysia Segal is an actress, Senior Costumed Interpreter at the New York Transit Museum, Living Historian at the New-York Historical Society, and a board member of the International Museum Theatre Alliance. She has written and performed as numerous historical characters including a citizen-scientist from 1880, a train conductor from 1917, a journalist at the 1964 World's Fair, and a personification of the iconic "Madonna of the Trail" statues. She has also created a number of educational family shows on topics such as the history of Grand Central Terminal, electricity in the subway (Time Warner grant recipient), the MTA's Music Under New York program, and even an Epic Rap Battle about weather preparedness and sustainability!

No stranger to interactive science and history, Elysia has also performed at the Bronx/Central Park Zoos, led ghost tours through Greenwich Village, played characters at Disney World and won first place at the INTEL International Science and Engineering Fair. A graduate of NYU Tisch, she has additionally performed in numerous musicals, films and theatrical workshops and is a member of AAM, IMTAL, ALHFAM, DAR, Actors' Equity and SAG-AFTRA. ElysiaSegal.com

Saturday, October 21, 2017

NYCMER Meet-Up at Dia:Beacon

Where: Dia:Beacon
3 Beekman Street
Beacon, NY

When:1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Workshop Organizer: NYCMER

Explore the dynamic, site-related exhibitions of Dia:Beacon on the banks of the Hudson River in Beacon, N.Y. with fellow NYCMER members. During this meet-up, participants will join guided tours to experience the foundation's incredible collection of art from the 1960s to the present and engage in conversation with Dia education staff. Following exploration of the galleries, attendees are invited to enjoy refreshments and connect with colleagues for further conversation.

Participants are also welcome to arrive early and stay late, the museum is open from 11am - 6pm.


Transportation
Participants are responsible for arranging their own transportation to and from Dia:Beacon. The MTA's Metro North Railroad's Hudson Line offers train service from Grand Central Station to Beacon Station.

Accessibility
NYCMER is committed to providing opportunities for all of our members to participate in our programs and engage with one another. Should you require any accessibility services, please contact info@nycmer.org by Friday, October 6.
Dia:Beacon has accessible parking, galleries, and bathrooms, as well as access by elevators to all levels. Wheelchairs are available for visitor use and reservations are not required. Only working assistance and guide animals are permitted, pets are not allowed.


Stay Connected
Share your thoughts about this program before, during, and after via social media using #NYCMERatDia. Follow @NYCMER for updates about this and all other NYCMER programs.

 

Photo Credit: Dia:Beacon, Reggio Galleries. Beacon, New York. © Dia Art Foundation, New York. Photo: Bill Jacobson Studio, New York. Courtesy Dia Art Foundation, New York

 

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