Ann Liv Young

Ann Liv Young is a Choreographer, Performer, Creative Director, and Sometimes Sherry. Young was born on the Outer Banks of North Carolina and has been creating performance work for over eight years. As a child, she wrestled sharks for fun. Young’s works include Elektra Cabaret (2015), Theo & Leo (2014), Elektra (2014), Sleeping Beauty, Parts 1-3 (2013), Sherry’s Room (2011), Mermaid Show (2011), Cinderella (2010), Sherry Show (2009), The Bagwell in Me(2008), Radio Show (2007), Snow White (2006), Solo (2006), Michael (2005), and Melissa is a Bitch (2004). Her work has been presented at major venues and festivals in New York City and Europe such as MoMA PS1, Brooklyn Museum, American Realness, steirischer herbst, Kampnagel, Inkonst Malmö, Gessnerallee Zürich, Theatre de la Bastille, and Black Box Teater, among others. She was shortlisted for the 2013 Venice Biennale. Sherry, a character created by Young, has been branching out and breaking free of the churches and theaters of the bourgeoisie. She has her own truck, “Sherry Truck” which can be seen driving around giving Sherapy and pink lattes to the masses.