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About Molly

Molly holds her MFA in Shakespeare and Performance from Mary Baldwin University (formerly Mary Baldwin College) in conjunction with the American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, VA, USA. She also holds an M.Litt in Shakespeare and Performance from the same institution as well an M.Res with Distinction in Performance and Creative Research from University of Roehampton in London, England, UK. She has worked professionally as an actor, dancer, director, and deviser throughout the United States and the UK and is a member of Actors' Equity. Her scholarly interests include reciprocal performing objects, cyborg theatre, and devising small-scale productions of Shakespeare's "epic" plays. Her writing appears in peer-reviewed publications including Shakespeare Bulletin, Platform Journal of Theatre and Performance, Stimulus: Respond, and This is Her theatrical practice is heavily grounded in text-based devising and movement work with a particular emphasis in Laban, Viewpoints, and modern dance vocabularies. She also has training in intimacy best practices from Heartland Intimacy Design. She is a passionate performer, a nurturing but challenging director, and a teacher that believes in educating the whole student, regardless of age, experience, and ability. Currently, she is Adjunct Assistant Professor of Theatre and Head Costumer at Mary Baldwin University. 

 "Devise, wit; write, pen; for I am for whole volumes in folio."

~ Love's Labour's Lost (Act I, Scene 2)