An immersive dance installation by Susan Marshall and Mimi Lien. Produced by the Institute on Disabilities and Studio Susan Marshall.
Support for Rhythm Bath has been provided to the Institute on Disabilities by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.
An Immersive and Inclusive Dance Installation
Renowned choreographer Susan Marshall and Tony Award-winning set designer Mimi Lien combine forces to create Rhythm Bath, an immersive and inclusive dance installation. Rhythm Bath blends performance, meditation, and wonder, inviting you to sense the dance happening around you. Come and go as you like—explore the accessible, transporting space of shifting fabric, light, sound, and movement.
This world-premiere event was developed in conversation and collaboration with neurodiverse individuals and communities. Rhythm Bath will offer ASL interpretation, audio description and unlimited use of Aira visual interpretation technology. A quiet lounge will also be available.
Though most appropriate for people ages 13+, Rhythm Bath welcomes all art lovers. Please refer to our Know Before You Go guide (above) for more information.
Rhythm Bath is produced by Studio Susan Marshall and the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University, College of Education and Human Development.
Rhythm Bath was developed in conversation and collaboration with neurodiverse individuals and communities. Rhythm Bath will offer ASL interpretation, audio description and unlimited use of Aira visual interpretation technology. Programs will be available in Braille and through QR codes. A quiet lounge will also be available.
Know Before You Go: American Sign Language (ASL) Version
Audio Description Notes: Podcast Player
Rhythm Bath Photo Gallery
- Rohan Bhargava
- Ching-I Chang
- Sydney Donovan
- Nico Gonzales
- Courtney Henry
- Shayla-Vie Jenkins
- Albert Quesada
- Gabrielle Revlock
- Vanessa Knouse
- Darrin Michael Wright
- Dan Trueman
- Jason Treuting
- Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew
- Oana Botez
Major support for Rhythm Bath has been provided by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, with additional support from the National Endowment for the Arts; the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation; New England Foundation for the Arts' National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the Mellon Foundation; Princeton University's Lewis Center for the Arts; and generous individuals. Rhythm Bath was developed in part during residencies at PEAK Performances at Montclair State University, and the Clark Theater as part of Mimi Lien's artistic residency at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.
The producers would like to thank the following individuals and organizations:
- Neurodiverse advisors Pamela Quinn, Henry and Lauri Hunt, Tionna McClodden, Sonja Johansson, Keir and Kelly Keebler, Sarah Ackerman, Daniel Bergmann, Brian Foti, Alec Martinez, Nick Renino and Gregory Tino
- The Dancing with Neurodiversity Working Group at Princeton University: Naomi Leonard, Sabine Kastner, Brian Herrera
- Dancers Bryn Hlava and Mykel Marai Nairne
- Christ Church Neighborhood House