Professor L.M. Bogad has been awarded a grant from the Creative Work Fund. The
grants are given to Greater Bay Area artists collaborating with
nonprofit organizations to develop new works of theater,
traditional art, dance, poetry, arts activism and more.
M.F.A. Classical Theatre, The George Washington University at The Shakespeare TheatreB.S. Interdepartmental Studies, School of Speech, Northwestern University
Margaret Laurena Kemp has appeared on regional
and international stages including Arena Stage, Mark Taper Forum,
Yale Rep, South Coast Repertory, La Mama Theatre (Melbourne,
Australia), Theatre of Changes (Athens, Greece), Red Pear Theatre
(Antibes, France), and The Magnet Theatre (Cape Town, South
L. M. Bogad is an author, performance artist/activist,
educator, Director of the Center for Tactical Performance,
and co-founder of the Clown Army. He has performed across the
United States, Europe, and South America, from SF MOMA, the
Whitney Museum, Yerba Buena Arts Center, and the Mattress Factory
to occupied zones and a squatted military base in Barcelona.
Mindy Cooper has had the privilege of spending
the last 40 years working as a dancer, choreographer, director,
producer and teacher. From dance companies (Twyla Tharp Dance,
Eliot Feld Ballet, Kansas City Ballet, Thingsezisee’m Dance
Theater) to Broadway/Off-Broadway
(Chicago, Titanic, Song and Dance, Beauty and the
Beast, Dracula The Musical, Being Seen, The Eternal Space,
Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus, Live!, 50 Shades – The
Musical Parody, Soul Doctor, Wrong Mountain), her passion
for new works has always steered her career.
Ph.D. Duke University, 1999B.A. University of Cincinnati, Phi Beta KappaPerformance Studies
Jon D. Rossini is Associate Professor in the Department of
Theatre and Dance at UC Davis where he teaches courses in Theatre
and Dance History, Ethnicity/Race in Performance, Performance
Writing, Playwriting, and Theories of Performance.