Marie-Helene Brabant and Patti Bradshaw

Marie Helene Brabant, photo by Patti Bradshaw

Marie Helene Brabant, photo by Patti Bradshaw

Au creux des fossettes/Greener Grass (excerpt), a solo about the obstacles a woman faces in order to fit herself into a new life.

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Patti Bradshaw is a director, puppet artist and choreographer based in NYC. She has created over 30 original solo and group performance works. Her work was presented by the 92nd St Y Harkness Dance Center in the 2011 Harkness Dance Festival. She was awarded a 2011 Project Grant from the Jim Henson Foundation. In 2009 her works were featured in the Voice 4 Vision Festival curated by Catherine Jane Shaw and Sarah Provost. She was a 3-year member of the St. Ann’s Warehouse Puppet Lab. Bradshaw was the recipient of the Barbara Bray Ketchum artist-in-residency Award in 2011. She created puppets for L’etrange Monsieur DuPont based on Kafka’s The Castle with directors Marie-Helene Brabant and Nathalie Bryant for Le Club Theatre College at the Lycée Francais, N.Y. in June 2013.

Marie-Hélène Brabant performer’s credits include:Madame KA (Renaude), Règles de savoir vivre dans la société moderne (Lagarce), Sous Contrôle (Sontag), Exercices de Style (Queneau) dir.F.Yvelin, Ceci est mon journal (H.Berr) dir.C.G Kessous, The Continuing Adventures of Out of Nothing, La môme Bijou, Next to the Last Poem & Disquietude (F.Pessoa) dir.P.Bradshaw, UFO in K (Murakami) dir.A.Kiraly, The Tortoise & The Hare, Androcles and the Lion (Aesope), Rules of good manners (Lagarce), Le Mariage de Figaro (Beaumarchais) dir.M.Schoevaert, Je me tiens devant toi, nueI stand before you naked (JC.Oates) dir.R.Cordier, La veuve espagnole (Cocteau) J.F.Calas. Brabant is also teaching public speaking and acting classes. Since 2006, she has directed more than forty “30 minute shows” at FIAF and LFNY.

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