Jerron Herman: VITRUVIAN

A solo performance by Jerron Herman, VITRUVIAN explores the ways natural phenomena and history enter and live in the body. Movement and visual design tell an allegorical tale of the life cycle of the Vitruvian man as he traverses several hemispheres. This performance will also be available to stream on-demand from July 6 to 30, 2022.

Moderated by dramaturg Lauren Hall, the May 19th performance will be followed by ​a talkback with Jerron Herman and members of the VITRUVIAN creative team. This event will have ASL interpretation.

Participants include:
Jerron Herman, Creator
James Monaco, Music
Chella Man, Art
Cayla Simpson, Film
John Alexander, Scenic and Lighting
Lauren Hall, Dramaturg

All performances of VITRUVIAN will include ASL interpretation and audio description services.

Original artwork by Chella Man

Digital Program


Jerron Herman is a disabled dancer and writer who creates works to facilitate welcoming. Jerron regularly writes on art and culture and currently serves on the Board of Trustees at Dance/USA as Vice Chair. He’s currently a member of disability arts collective Kinetic Light. His awards include a 2020 Disability Futures Fellowship by the Ford and Mellon Foundations respectively, as well as the Grants to Artists Award from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts and a Jerome Hill Artist Fellowship from the Jerome Foundation, both in 2021.


Vitruvian is commissioned by Abrons Arts Center through the Performance AIRspace Residency, which is supported by the Jerome Foundation. Additional support is provided by the Jerome Hill Artist Fellowship, the Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation, the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, and the Disability Futures Fellowship, which is made possible by the Ford Foundation and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.


This event will take place in the Experimental Theater and all performances of will include ASL interpretation and audio description services.

The Experimental Theater is a flexible seating space. Wheelchair and mobility device seating locations change from performance to performance. Details for each performance will be listed on the ticketing page. The Experimental Theater is accessed via an elevator.

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