Mollye Anna Maxner, Director, and Choreographer
Artistic Director of Kicking Pig Productions (MA). Festivals: KO Festival (Amherst, MA), Pangaea Project (DC), WAC Fest (Taiwan), Assos Festival (Turkey), QUEST Fest (DC), SOURCE Festival (DC). NYC performances: Joyce SoHo, Cunningham Studios, Danspace Project, PS 122. Spearheaded SILICON DANCE PROJECT, collaboration with Turkish State Opera’s MODERN DANCE TURKEY. Direction: Master Harold and the Boys (North Carolina and Massachusetts) Direction and Original Writing: The Amazing Adventure of Anna Marie and Max and the Indexicon (Open Dream Ensemble). Choreography for Theater: Our Country’s Good (UNCSA, Dir. John Langs), Alice Tuan’s COASTLINE (Serious Play! Theater Ensemble), Walk With Me (Performance Project), Trojan Women (UNCSA, Dir. John Langs). Assistant Director: Sunday in the Park with George--Gerald Freedman, director; Two Clever by Half--Robert Francesconi, director; Kid Champion--Jeremy Skidmore, director. Recipient of Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Grant in Choreography (2005). Recipient of DanceWeb Europe Scholarship for Veinna’s ImpulsTanz Festival (2004). Creative Director of Open Dream Ensemble (NC). Assistant Director at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center (2008). Received BA summa cum laud in Choreography and Playwriting from Mount Holyoke College; BFA in Drama/Directing at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. The 2009-10 season, Mollye was a Kenan Fellow at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC.