Elizabeth Streb

Elizabeth Streb

Biography

Elizabeth Streb: MacArthur Genius Elizabeth Streb—who has dived through glass, walked down London’s City Hall, dumped a ton of dirt on her head, and set herself on fire, among many other feats of extreme action—founded the STREB EXTREME ACTION COMPANY in 1979 and established SLAM (STREB Lab for Action Mechanics) in Brooklyn in 2003. She is the author of STREB: How to Become an Extreme Action Hero and the subject of two documentaries, Born to Fly and OXD. At TED2018, Streb presented a talk entitled “The Age of Amazement.”

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Buy Elizabeth Streb’s book, STREB: How to Become an Action Hero, on Amazon

Events with Elizabeth Streb

Artists of the Air

07 May 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Jerome L. Greene Performance Space
at WNYC
44 Charlton St.
New York, NY 10014