Geoff Sobelle is the Co-Artistic Director of rainpan 43. He is a Philadelphia-based theatre artist, where he is a company member of Pig Iron Theatre Company, an Obie Award-winning ensemble-based physical theatre company. Geoff was awarded an Independence Foundation Fellowship and grants from the Philadelphia Theatre Initiative to create all wear bowlers, (Innovative Theatre Award, Drama Desk nomination), the rube-goldberg-inspired kinetic junk play, machines machines machines machines machines machines machines, and produce a doomsday clown-show entitled, Flesh and Blood and Fish and Fowl. He was named “Best Theatre Artist 2004” in Philadelphia Magazine. Geoff received a 2006 Pew Fellowship in the Arts as a performance artist. He is a graduate of Stanford University and trained at École Jacques Lecoq in Paris, France.
Elephant Room is the second in a trilogy of theater pieces that embrace and subvert American popular entertainment. The piece is about illusion, de…
EventsSep 09, 14
Pablo Helguera, Holcombe Waller, Meredith Monk, Vijay Iyer, Geoff Sobelle & David Neumann perform in BAM's Next Wave Festival in BrooklynJul 31, 14
Geoff Sobelle, Trey Lyford and Steve Cuiffo perform their Creative Capital Project "Elephant Room," and Geoff Sobelle presents "The Object Lesson," at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, UKDec 14, 13
Steve Cuiffo, Trey Lyford and Geoffrey Sobelle perform their Creative Capital project "The Elephant Room" at the Fisher Center, Bard College, Hudson, NY