TEDx talk from 10/15 "The Extinction of Vulnerability"
Isaac Littlejohn Eddy lives in Johnson, VT with his wife, writer and Chinese environmental policy expert, Lucia Green-Weiskel, their two daughters, their dog, and 7 hens. He received his BA in film studies at Wesleyan University in Connecticut and his MFA in Performance and Interactive Media Art from the City University of New York, Brooklyn College. For the past twelve years Isaac has performed with Blue Man Group in New York City, Chicago, London, and Las Vegas. With the production he has helped cast and train Blue Men, captain casts, write material, and perform nightly in the show. Isaac is also a founding member of the immersive theater group, Fixed Agency, that had a residency at the BLDG92 museum in the Brooklyn Navy Yard in 2014 and presented their work entitled "Private(i)" at the Brooklyn BEAT festival that year.
Isaac is an Assistant Professor of Theater and Drama at Northern Vermont University Johnson. On the campus' main stage Isaac has directed Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl, Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakepseare, a devised immersive piece adapted from Sophocles' Antigone, and Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play by Anne Washburn. Isaac has led workshops and lectured on improv, acting, and devised experimental theater at the Association for Theatre in Higher Education, TEDx Battenkill, NYU TISCH, the University of Michigan, and the Governor's Institute on the Arts of Vermont.
Isaac is also a writer and a cartoonist and has been published in the New Yorker and in the weekly newspaper, The Herald of Randolph, Vermont. He makes animated documentary shorts for Time Magazine and has a non-fiction multi-panel series about the people that live and work in his neighborhood published in the New York Times' Brooklyn blog, "The Local." Isaac also created and animated the online series, "Cat, Dog, Stoop."
photos by Adriana Eldred