Brian Lobel is a performer, teacher, and curator who is interested in creating work about bodies and how they are watched, policed, poked, prodded, and loved by others. His performance work has shown work internationally in a range of contexts, from Harvard Medical School to the Sydney Opera House, to the National Theatre (London) and Lagos Theatre Festival, blending provocative humor with insightful reflection. Ongoing projects include 24 Italian Songs & Arias, Sex with Cancer, and Fun with Cancer Patients. Books include Theatre & Cancer, Purge and BALL & Other Funny Stories About Cancer. Brian has received commissions and grants from the Wellcome Trust, Complicite, and Arts Council England, among others. Brian is Professor of Theatre & Performance at Rose Bruford College and Visiting Faculty for Fall 2023 at CHRA, Bard College.