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    THE BATDORF SPRING INTENSIVE is under way

    with a terrific group of people!

    Erika is an artist that works in a number of mediums, mostly performance.

    There are some recent reviews below and some photos from recent work-  Mumbai performance of Poetic License at Tata Literature Live! and SBCAST performance of BURNISH in Santa Barbara, CA, on its way to Santa Fe next in June for Currents New Media. photos include images of my amazing support team at Prithvi Theatre in Mumbai and the team for a new long term project, Mark-David Hosale, Kate Digby and Alan Macy - we are called PACIS, Performance, Art and Cyber-Interoceptive Systems. May 15th i leave for Germany to do concerts with Lisa Schamberger in Munich area.

     From the Santa Barbara Independent:

    "Mystical and precise, “Burnish” managed to elicit a remarkably wide range of thoughts and emotions..."

    You can read the full review here

    and a comment from Miki Garcia, Executive Director of the Santa Barbara Museum of Contemporary Art:

    "Thank you so much for allowing me to experinece it! (Burnish) It was magical and intimate and brought up some wonderful feelings- I loved it!" 

    and a review of Poetic License from Literature Live in Mumbai Nov 2016-

    "Batdorf mesmerises audiences at ... The Mumbai LitFest -Large crowds thronged ...to catch some of their favourite authors and experts on several riveting topics. In a performance that enthralled the audience, performer Erika Batdorf, single-handedly took them through her life by depicting three individual characters and their separate stories in a session called ‘Poetic License’.... Erika then...touched the audience’s hearts by delivering a heart-felt monologue where she addressed her daughters to not lose hope in life. This powerful performance challenged the audience to examine their desires in the context of eternity." NRINEWS