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BIOGRAPHY

Education

In the 1970’s

University Without Walls, N.Y.U.

Queens College, C.U.N.Y.

B.A. Magna Cum Laude from Queens College

Interdisciplinary Major: Education, Arts, Sociology

One year Adelphi U. Master’s Program in Arts Admin.

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The Little Red School House
Elisabeth Irwin H.S. 
Greenwich Village. NYC

 

Since Childhood

Study of piano
voice
acting
musical theater
dance
clowning
songwriting
poetry
creative writing
sculpture
mixed-media fine arts

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Throughout my young adult and adult life

Master Classes and Classes

American Academy of Dramatic Arts

The New School for Social Research

Greenwich House Music School

Museum of Modern Art School

Art Students League of New York

School of Visual Arts

Music For People

Other

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Private Study

Albert Hague, Helen Gallagher, Sylvia Syms, Helen Miles, Elly Stone,

Dr. Francis Aronoff, Lili Gettinger, Maurine Holbert, Mark Stolzenberg, Edward Aldwell, Paula Josa-Jones, Lillian Marzell, Other

Professional Experience   

Performance 

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Over 6,000 professional performances from age fifteen onward; first, as Sari Havas then, as Sari Max. Beginning in 1979, also as Princess Pricilla, The Lady Music Clown:

Client List includes: Wisdom House, Hamilton-Standard, The Children’s Museum of NY, The Museum of the City of New York, Saatchi and Saatchi, IBM, G.E. Capital Corp., Smart Money Magazine, Central Park Conservancy, The 92nd Street Y of NYC, The Junior League (of NYC and others), The Marriott Marquis, The Plaza Hotel, The Pierre Hotel, Sherry Netherland, The Lotus Club, Serendipity, The Sheraton Center, The Mayflower Inn; Montessori, International, Hunter College Schools, Christ Church, Dalton, (and others); Madonna, Ronald Perelman, Claudia Cohen, Ian Schrager, Kurt Vonnegut, Jill Krementz, Tatum O’Neal, John MacEnroe, Harvey Keitel, Gayfryd & Saul Steinberg, Jerry Della Femina, Judy Licht, Daryl Strawberry, Vera Wang, Emanuel Ax, David Mamet, Richard Price, Sbarro Family, Lord & Taylor’s, Macy’s, Museum Mile, Mark Twain Festival, Op-Sail, First Night(s), New Haven Festival, Muscular Dystrophy Assoc., J.C.C.s in many cities and towns, Rye Playland, Park Avenue Synagogue, Temple Emanu-El, YIVO, Others...

Public and Private Venues include: Festivals, Schools, Libraries, Museums, Corporations, Churches, Synagogues, Community Centers, Parks, Civic Centers, Theaters, Historical Sites, Hotels, Private Clubs, Country Clubs, Fundraisers, Profit and non-profit events, Club dates and Cabaret…

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Presenting at a Bar Mitzvah
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50th Birthday gig
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At a Club Date
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Performing at a Bar Mitzvah
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Princess Pricilla performs
at a wedding
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Groundbreaking Ceremony

   Selected Media

Featured profile on Lifetime TV Network, ABC-TV, Various Cable and TV/Radio shows. Created, wrote, co-produced, and performed in P.S.A.’s for non-profit agencies. Named by TimeOut Magazine in top 12 of NY’s most prominent entertainers. Featured in Avenue Magazine, NY Newsday, The New Yorker, New York Magazine, Working Mother, Child Magazine, Members Magazine, and others; The New York Times, Hartford Courant, Waterbury Republican, Register Citizen, Litchfield County Times, Litchfield Enquirer, Greenwich Times, and others.

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Photos from the shoot for Noisy Joy to The Bonehouse Blues

Photo credit:

Judith Petrovich

MUSIC & MOVEMENT & MORE with SARI MAX

Artist-in-Residencies, Private and Semi-Private teaching of Voice, piano, songwriting; on-going series of workshops…

MusicMovementMore2-500Creator and Director of multimedia, multicultural workshops which included themed material and activities: singing, movement, storytelling, video presentations, arts and crafts, discussion, presentation of art and photographs, listening exercises , guest performers, and choreographed presentations by participants…

Wrote and performed original material for variety of events, site-specific and other.

 

 

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