Director Mallory Catlett (NYC) will collaborate with performer Black-Eyed Susan to develop Dead Time of Plenty, a durational performance about gender and the prophetic imagination, based on Doris Lessing’s novel The Memoirs of a Survivor.
Mallory Catlett is a director and dramaturg of performance across disciplines from installation to opera. She founded Restless NYC to work with the literary and theatrical cannon as a source for contemporary performance. This Was The End, her remix of Chehkov’s Uncle Vanya won an Obie, a Bessie and a Henry Hewes Award.
In NY her work has performed at EMPAC, HERE, Ontological-Hysteric, PS122, Abrons, Chocolate Factory, Roulette & Collapsable Hole; featured at the Ice Factory, COIL, Prelude, Prototype and BAM’s Next Wave Festival; and developed with residencies at the Mt Tremper Arts, Gibney Dance, MacDowell Colony, Performing Garage, Abrons, HERE, Mabou Mines, LMCC, Chashama, Yaddo, Digital Performance Institute and the Ransom Research Center at UT-Austin. Her work has toured internationally to Canada, France, UK, Ireland & Australia. Catlett is the recipient of a 2015 Foundation for Contemporary Arts Award as well as grants from the MAP Fund, NEFA, NPN, the New York State Council on the Arts, NY Council for the Humanities, The Greenwall Foundation, Mid Atlantic Arts and many more. Her writing has been published in Theater Magazine and Canadian Theatre Review. She is an Assistant Professor at Stony Brook University.
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