Elizabeth Streb is a recipient of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation ‘Genius’ Award (1997) and a member of the New York City Mayor’s Cultural Affairs Advisory Commission. She holds a Master of Arts from New York University and wrote the book STREB: How to Become an Extreme Action Hero (2010, Feminist Press). Streb has been a featured speaker, presenting her Keynote lectures at such places as the Institute for Technology and Education (ISTE), POPTECH, and the Institute of Contemporary Art in conversation with Brian Greene. In 2003, Streb established the STREB Lab for Action Mechanics in Brooklyn, NY (www.streb.org). In 2011, the STREB company performed sold-out shows at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City, the Whitney Museum of American Art's downtown groundbreaking, and at the River to River Festival. STREB was commissioned by the London Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games and the Mayor of London to participate in the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad. On One Extraordinary Day (July 15, 2012), from dawn to midnight, STREB dancers performed 7 action events across major London landmarks including the Millennium Bridge, Trafalgar Square and ending with HUMAN EYE, where 32 daring STREB Action Heroes performed a spoke-dance on the towering, iconic landmark of The London Eye.