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Date Of Birth:
March 15
Birth Place:
United States
Bio:
John Moletress is a multi-disciplined artist who collides the cerebral and the visceral in performance through collaborations with artists of mixed disciplines, cultural backgrounds and intentions of artistic expression. His primary focus is the deconstruction of Western ideology by way of an ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: March 15

Birth Place: United States

Bio:
John Moletress is a multi-disciplined artist who collides the cerebral and the visceral in performance through collaborations with artists of mixed disciplines, cultural backgrounds and intentions of artistic expression. His primary focus is the deconstruction of Western ideology by way of an ... (read complete bio)
force/collision to participate in Arena Stage's Kogod Cradle Series
by Kelsey Denette - May 21, 2013

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces that force/collision, a Washington, D.C.-based interdisciplinary performance ensemble, will participate in this year's Kogod Cradle Series, which supports the exploration and development of new and emerging work. The company will present the U.S. premiere of Trust me, a devised dance/theater project created in collaboration with German playwright Falk Richter.Trust me explores the body and psyche in Western culture through dance, theater, video and music and runs June 13-16, 2013 in the Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle.

SOULOGRAPHIE: OUR GENOCIDES 17-Play Cycle Set for La MaMa, 11/11-18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2012

Soulographie: Our Genocides, a cycle of 17 plays ranging in length from 20 minutes to two hours, all by Erik Ehn, each theatrically exploring the causes, effects, and various forms that genocide has taken in the 20th century, will be presented by La MaMa at the Ellen Stewart Theater, November 11-18. Over 80 theater artists from across the globe will participate.

SOULOGRAPHIE: OUR GENOCIDES 17-Play Cycle Set for La MaMa, Now thru 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2012

Soulographie: Our Genocides, a cycle of 17 plays ranging in length from 20 minutes to two hours, all by Erik Ehn, each theatrically exploring the causes, effects, and various forms that genocide has taken in the 20th century, will be presented by La MaMa at the Ellen Stewart Theater, tonight, November 11-18. Over 80 theater artists from across the globe will participate.

SOULOGRAPHIE: OUR GENOCIDES 17-Play Cycle Set for La MaMa, 11/11-18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2012

Soulographie: Our Genocides, a cycle of 17 plays ranging in length from 20 minutes to two hours, all by Erik Ehn, each theatrically exploring the causes, effects, and various forms that genocide has taken in the 20th century, will be presented by La MaMa at the Ellen Stewart Theater, November 11-18. Over 80 theater artists from across the globe will participate.

Force/collision Presents Premiere of SHAPE, Now thru 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2012

Full casting and creative team is set for force/collision's world premiere of Shape by Erik Ehn. A play regarding Black vaudeville and the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921, Shape will play tonight, September 20- October 6 at Atlas Performing Arts Center's Sprenger Theatre before moving to La MaMa ETC in November where it will play in repertory with 16 other plays by Ehn called Soulographie: Our Genocides. Creative team includes playwright Erik Ehn (The Saint Plays, Maria Kizito), director John Moletress (2011 Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Emerging Theatre as co-founder of Factory 449; 2012 Mayor's Arts Award finalist), set designer Collin Ranney (2012 Helen Hayes Award nominee), lighting designer Ariel J. Benjamin, Movement/Choreographer Ilana Faye Silverstein and sound designer Derek Knoderer. The cast includes force/collision ensemble members Dane Figueroa Edidi, Frank Britton, Karin Rosnizeck, Joshua Sticklin and guest actors Dexter Hamlett, Manu H. Kumasi, S. Lewis Feemster, Julia Smith, Alex Witherow and Luci Murphy.

Force/Collision Announces NAUTICAL YARDS and SHAPE for 2012
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2012

The new Washinton D.C.-based arts collective force/collision has announced two upcoming shows, THE NAUTICAL YARDS from April 26-29 and SHAPE Septemeber 20 to October 6 in D.C. and then in New York at La Mama ETC November 10-18.

Playwright Erik Ehn, Author Daphne A. Brooks and Journalist Randy Gener To Speak On Panel In Washington, D.C., 9/22
by Kelsey Denette - Sep 12, 2012

On September 22, following force/collision's 8:00pm performance of the world premiere of Shape by Erik Ehn, there will be a talkback featuring the playwright (Maria Kizito, The Saint Plays), Daphne Brooks ("Bodies in Dissent: Spectacular Performances of Race and Freedom"), Randy Gener (American Theatre Magazine, Critical Stages) and John Moletress (Founding Director, force/collision). The discussion will begin approximately at 9:10pm in the Sprenger Theatre at Atlas Performing Arts Center located at 1333 H Street NE in Washington, D.C. The audience will have a chance to ask questions of the panelists regarding the production of Shape and their work. Tickets for the production of Shape may be purchased through the Atlas box office at 202-399-7993 or atlasarts.org.

Force/collision Presents Premiere of SHAPE, 9/20-10/6
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 4, 2012

Full casting and creative team is set for force/collision's world premiere of Shape by Erik Ehn. A play regarding Black vaudeville and the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921, Shape will play September 20- October 6 at Atlas Performing Arts Center's Sprenger Theatre before moving to La MaMa ETC in November where it will play in repertory with 16 other plays by Ehn called Soulographie: Our Genocides. Creative team includes playwright Erik Ehn (The Saint Plays, Maria Kizito), director John Moletress (2011 Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Emerging Theatre as co-founder of Factory 449; 2012 Mayor's Arts Award finalist), set designer Collin Ranney (2012 Helen Hayes Award nominee), lighting designer Ariel J. Benjamin, Movement/Choreographer Ilana Faye Silverstein and sound designer Derek Knoderer. The cast includes force/collision ensemble members Dane Figueroa Edidi, Frank Britton, Karin Rosnizeck, Joshua Sticklin and guest actors Dexter Hamlett, Manu H. Kumasi, S. Lewis Feemster, Julia Smith, Alex Witherow and Luci Murphy.

Burning Coal Theatre Company Presents POLITHEATRICS FESTIVAL 2012, 6/28-7/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2012

A festival of devised work centering on the loose theme of politics from across the southeastern United States and beyond, June 28 - July 8, 2012 at Burning Coal Theatre Company's Murphey School Auditorium, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, NC.

AIRSWIMMING Makes DC Premiere as Part of Capital Fringe Festival
by Kelsey Denette - Jul 5, 2012

Charlotte Jones' Airswimming will get its area premiere as part of the seventh annual Capital Fringe Festival. Inspired by true events, Airswimming tells the story of two women who are incarcerated in an asylum for sexual deviancy and having a child out of wedlock in 1920s England. Forgotten by their families, the two women form a bond over their 50 year imprisonment in an alternate reality inspired by the one and only Doris Day.

Burning Coal Theatre Company to Host Politheatrics 2012, 6/28-7/8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2012

A festival of devised work centering on the theme of politics from across the southeastern United States and beyond, June 28 - July 8, 2012 at Burning Coal Theatre Company's Murphey School Auditorium, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, North Carolina. All tickets to all performances $5. No reservations necessary. For further information, call 919-834-4001 or visit us online at www.burningcoal.org. A complete listing of performances and events will be forthcoming.

Burning Coal Theatre Company Presents POLITHEATRICS FESTIVAL 2012, 6/28-7/8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2012

A festival of devised work centering on the loose theme of politics from across the southeastern United States and beyond, June 28 - July 8, 2012 at Burning Coal Theatre Company's Murphey School Auditorium, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, NC.

Lady Dane Brings THE BOY WHO PLAYED DOLL: A CABARET to Black Fox Lounge in D.C. Tonight, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2012

Dane Figueroa Edidi, better known to the late-night crowd as Lady Dane will bring "The Boy Who Played Doll" to The Black Fox Lounge tonight, June 19th at 8:00pm.

Burning Coal Theatre Company Presents POLITHEATRICS FESTIVAL 2012, 6/28-7/8
by Max Schwager - Jun 6, 2012

A festival of devised work centering on the loose theme of politics from across the southeastern United States and beyond, June 28 - July 8, 2012 at Burning Coal Theatre Company's Murphey School Auditorium, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, NC.

Lady Dane Brings THE BOY WHO PLAYED DOLL: A CABARET to Black Fox Lounge, 6/19
by Kelsey Denette - May 29, 2012

Dane Figueroa Edidi, better known to the late-night crowd as Lady Dane will bring "The Boy Who Played Doll" to The Black Fox Lounge on Tuesday, June 19th at 8:00pm.

Burning Coal Theatre Company to Host Politheatrics 2012, 6/28-7/8
by Mark Valdez - Apr 27, 2012

A festival of devised work centering on the theme of politics from across the southeastern United States and beyond, June 28 - July 8, 2012 at Burning Coal Theatre Company's Murphey School Auditorium, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, North Carolina. All tickets to all performances $5. No reservations necessary. For further information, call 919-834-4001 or visit us online at www.burningcoal.org. A complete listing of performances and events will be forthcoming.

Force/Collision Opens NAUTICAL YARDS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2012

The new Washinton D.C.-based arts collective force/collision has two upcoming shows, THE NAUTICAL YARDS from tonight, April 26 through April 29 and SHAPE Septemeber 20 to October 6 in D.C. and then in New York at La Mama ETC November 10-18.

Force/Collision Announces NAUTICAL YARDS and SHAPE for 2012
by James T Harding - Mar 7, 2012

The new Washinton D.C.-based arts collective force/collision has announced two upcoming shows, THE NAUTICAL YARDS from April 26-29 and SHAPE Septemeber 20 to October 6 in D.C. and then in New York at La Mama ETC November 10-18.

Parsons et al Set to Join Tribute to Group Theatre at Symphony Space, 10/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2011

Frances Sternhagen joins Estelle Parsons, Lois Smith, George Bartenieff, Marsha Warren & more for the 80th Anniversary Tribute to The Group Theatre at Symphony Space on October 10.

Parsons et al Set to Join Tribute to Group Theatre at Symphony Space, 10/10
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 4, 2011

Frances Sternhagen joins Estelle Parsons, Lois Smith, George Bartenieff, Marsha Warren & more for the 80th Anniversary Tribute to The Group Theatre at Symphony Space on October 10.

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