Marianne Weems

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Marianne Weems is artistic director of the New York-based performance and media ensemble The Builders Association, and has directed all of their productions, beginning in 1994. The company exploits the richness of contemporary technologies to extend the boundaries of theater, and stages “real life” stories drawn from contemporary culture. Weems is also currently at work on a new club/theater event with David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, and recently completed a multimedia workshop with Disney Creative Entertainment and Walt Disney Imagineering, She serves on the boards of the Association of Performing Arts Presenters, the private foundation Art Matters, the art colony Yaddo, and is on the advisory committee of the Center for Research in Engineering, Media and Performance at UCLA. She is the co-author of Art Matters: How The Culture Wars Changed America (NYU Press 2001.)
  • Performer PopTech 2006