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Melissa Coleman-Reed is an international theatremaker: director, actor, producer, facilitator focused on the development of new works that foster activism and grow international collaborations. She is passionate about cultivating spaces for makers to meet, train, and create. Directing credits include: Beneath the Bowtie by Katie Lindsay, Tova Katz, and Alexandra Kalinowski (Associate Director, Geffen Playhouse Writers’ Room); Untitled Baby Play by Nina Braddock (Associate Director, IAMA Theatre Company); You Didn't Die by John Lavelle (IAMA Theatre Company), Intimate Apparel by Lynn Nottage; Men on Boats by Jaclyn Backhaus; Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years (New Village Arts Theatre). Development/workshops: Ammunition Theatre Company, CalArts, Cal State LA, Playwrights’ Arena, The Blank Theatre, The Road Theatre Company, and The Inkwell Theatre LAB including: Long Division by Aja Houston, Day of Saturn by Leviticus Jelks III, and John Lavelle’s Inhalation (O’Neill National Playwrights Conference Finalist). Training: SITI Company, The BGB Studio, Berg Studios, Vangeline Butoh, Steppenwolf West, and Butoh Master Yoshito Ohno. Melissa is currently training to be an Intimacy Coordinator, is pursuing filmmaking, and is a master teacher at The BGB Studio.
03.02 – 04.30.2023