jody christopherson - composer, playwright
JODY CHRISTOPHERSON is a generative performer, writer, photographer and filmmaker living in New York.
Recent works include; Greencard Wedding, (writer/performer/filmmaker) a multi-media touring rock musical about immigration/artist visas which is part live rock concert part Skype film, recently presented by The Studios of Key West, The Brick Theater in Brooklyn NY, FilmGate Miami at the Miami Light Project, Dixon Place (New York), Carrie Morris Performing Arts in Detroit MI, Because You Are Good, a solo living history performance, devised and performed by Ms. Christopherson, based on interviews with Mabou Mines Associate Clove Galilee, (2015 Innovative Theater Award Nomination), Necessary Exposure: The Female Playwright Project , (conceptual artist/photographer) a photography and sound installation in art galleries and on Itunes, created with sound designers Martha Goode and Natalie Johnsonius Neubert and the creation of PFA Photo, boutique arts based photography enterprise through which she photographs artists of many disciplines, cultural events, and abandoned asylums.
Acting credits include; performing the award winning monodrama The Other Mozart, The Reenactors by Juliana Francis Kelley dir by Tony Torn at Abrons Art Center, Lincoln Center Film Society, The Kitchen, The Public Theater, Classic Stage Company, Actors Theater of Louisville, Nebraska Repertory, Performance Space122, The Bushwick Starr, Ensemble Studio Theater, IRT, Working Theater.
Jody is currently in residence at All For One Theater in their SoCo Lab, where is create a new solo horror piece for the theater, AMP. AMP is a 2017 recipient of a New York Society Library Grant and will premiere at HERE Arts Center Nov 29-Dec 20, 2017 in rep with Greencard Wedding.
Additionally she is the creator of the New York Theatre Review, an indie theater site featuring content by indie theater artists with a viewership of roughly 2 million in 7 countries, a contributor to The Huffington Post, published by Bored Panda and has been a guest teaching artist at The Orchard Project and speaker at Mason Gross School of the Arts and NY Mensa.