ARTIST EXCHANGE

Artist Exchange

Free online conversations led and moderated by our guest Curators. There will be three total and each one of the conversations has special guest panelists and a theme or topic for discussion.

See below the details for each event.

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FREE ONLINE EVENTS

July 11, 18 & 25 at 7:30 PM 
Live stream at 7:30 PM

T Mitsock (she/her) is a Brooklyn-based writer, actress, visual artist, and designer. Trained primarily in theatre, T received the Bette Davis Prize for Acting from Boston University School of Theatre. Her writing and collage illustrations can be found in the first edition of CONSTRUCT ZINE. T’s work also translates into digital media communications, as she currently works with the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund. T is thrilled to be returning to the Irondale Center as a curator after performing in the New York Fringe Festival in 2019. Her recent work can be found at tmitsock.com.

 

Shannon Corenthin (she/her) is a French (originally from the French West Indies) and Canadian (not to be confused with french-canadian which she is as well), New York City based multi-hyphenated artist. Since moving to New York in 2017, she has worked with notable theater companies such as The Vineyard Theater and the Drama League allowing her to truly develop as a producer. She is the incoming Director of Production for Hedgepig Ensemble Theater, a Brooklyn based company actively working towards reimagining the classics, creating a legacy of storytelling with gender equity at its core. She is also a curator for Hedgepig’s Expand the Canon program and a host of This is a classic: The Expand the Canon Theatre podcast. She is also Dancewave Inc.’s Special Event Producer for the Dancewave Through College and Beyond (DTCB) nationwide event, serving hundreds of high school students annually. Shannon is passionate about creating accessible theater that is representative of the world we inhabit. She has a BFA in Theatre Performance from Chapman University.

 

Melissa Moschitto (she/her) is a director, playwright and producer advancing the form of research-based investigative theatre. She is the Founding Artistic Director of The Anthropologists, a theatre company dedicated to the creation of devised theatre that inspires action. Her dynamic, kinetic work has been seen at HERE, The New Ohio, Dixon Place, and she has been an artist-in-residence at Abrons Arts Center. Favorite projects with The Anthropologists include the 2021 World Premiere of No Pants In Tucson (“charismatic, endearing, and raw.”- Culture Catch), Artemisia’s Intent (Winner of Best Solo Drama, Frigid 2018), No Man’s Land (”Perhaps it’s exactly what theatremakers need to see right now,” Theater Is Easy) and Give Us Bread (“thoroughly entertaining and thought-provoking” by nytheatre.com). Melissa cut her teeth in the physical theatre world as a directing apprentice to Ricardo Iniesta, director of Compania Atalaya in Sevilla, Spain, where she assisted with the World Premiere of Medea, La Extranjera (2004). She later trained with the Laban/Bartenieff Institute for Movement Studies, Liz Lerman’s Dance Exchange, SITI Company, the La Mama Umbria International Directors Symposium and most recently with the legendary Odin Teatret in Denmark. She has led devising workshops for Hofstra University, University of Vermont, University of Massachusetts at Amherst and University of Evansville. Melissa holds a B.A. in Theater from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is married to an engineer-slash-secret-dramaturg and the mother of two dramatic children. She resides and works in Upper Manhattan on the ancestral land of the Lenape.

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