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may, 2016

11maywedThree Playwrights, Three Pieces, Three Performers9:00 pm - 10:30 pm Event Type :Play

Women Galore – Three Playwrights, Three Pieces, Three Performers.

Event Details

A night of solo performance, presented by Dallas theater collective, The Tribe. Join playwright/performer Shelby-Allison Hibbs in her politically charged one-hander, DemiRepubliCan’t; performance artist Hannah Weir explores the story of Snow White through a new lens; and a section from Janielle Kastner’s play, Ophelia Underwater will be performed by Zoë Kerr.

Shelby-Allison Hibbs is a director and award winning writer, and currently a Clinical Assistant Professor at The University of Texas at Dallas. Favorite projects include directing Big Love at UTD, writing and directing mania/gift (DFW Critics Forum Award for Outstanding New Play), The Echo Room: Her Song … (Steve Lovett Award), and her own adaptation of Metamorphoses. In her two brief years in Dallas, she has worked with Echo Theatre, Dead White Zombies, Cry Havoc Theatre, WaterTower Theatre, Nouveau47, Shakespeare Dallas, Dallas Children’s Theatre, and Capers for Kids. She has worked as a Teaching Artist and Director with The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey and The Berkshire Theatre Group. New York credits include premieres with Slant Theatre Project, CTown, Target Margin Theatre, Edge in Motion, Adrienne Westwood, and Robert Wilson. While in New York, she interned with The Wooster Group and Jim Findlay’s BOTANICA. She is a contributor for TheaterJones and HowlRound and has been published in and Texas Theater Journal. She is a member of Dallas Playwright’s Workshop with The Dallas Theater Center. Proud graduate of the MFA program at Baylor University. www.shelbyallisonhibbs.com

Hannah Weir was born in Dallas, TX. She grew up entering poetry contests and DIY theater competitions, and cultivating a love for Shakespearean comedies and stage management. Hannah first appeared in Dead White Zombies’ “(w)hole” in 2012, and in UTD Theater’s production of “Tragedy: A Tragedy.” She double majored in Performance and Literature at UTD and went on to study clown, commedia, and neutral mask at the Pig Iron Theater Company in Philadelphia.

Ophelia Underwater director Carson McCain is a 2014 graduate of Southern Methodist University, where she studied acting, directing, and playwriting. She has previously worked with Second Thought Theatre on Great God Pan by Amy Herzog, Belleville by Amy Herzog, and BOOTH by Steven Michael Walters. She has also served as assistant on productions such as I’m Gonna Pray For You So Hard (Kitchen Dog Theater) and FLY (Dallas Theater Center). Other directing credits include Middletown by Will Eno, Delirium by Enda Walsh and Theatre O, and the world premiere of Michelle with Wet Eyeballs by Claire Carson.

Zoë Kerr began acting professionally in 2011 when she originated the role of Floy Kate Landers in Ronnie Claire Edwards’ The Mystery of Miz Arnette, produced by 1:30 Productions. In 2013, Zoë played Grace Westmoreland in the regional premiere of Del Shores’ Yellow. Yellow was directed by Shores and produced by Uptown Players. Her performance in Yellow earned Zoë a Column Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Shortly after, Zoë was invited to perform as part of the first annual One Minute Play Festival, produced by Kitchen Dog Theater. Zoë finished off 2015 by starring in Upstart Productions’ Dry Land and House Party Theatre’s Desire Caught By The Tail. She most recently performed in two shows produced as part of the Out Of The Loop Fringe Festival at WaterTower Theatre.

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Time

(Wednesday) 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Location

The Wild Detectives

314 W 8th St, Oak Cliff, Dallas

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