Damaris Webb: Bicoastal Performer, Teaching Artist, and Theater Maker

Actor for Hire

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I am available in New York City and Portland, Oregon for original/ensemble/physical theater productions as well as pre-scripted works.

My formal training includes Psychophysical Acting (Steve Wangh, Kevin Khulke), Viewpoints Practice (Wendell Beavers, Mary Overlie), Roy Hart Vocal Technique (Jonathan Hart, Ethelyn Friend), Contemplative Dance Practice (Barbara Dilley), and Self-Scripting and Play Making with Leeny Sak, Leigh Fondakowski and Peggy Pettitt.

Performance 2002-2011

Ensemble Devised Work
HuetopiaEddie Van HalenThe Stenographers/FuryFactory
Bucket and Stickfeatured performerEliz Ladd/Gowanus Wildlife Preserve Fest-NYC
The BluebirdNambaraWitness Relocation/ Prelude Festival-NYC
The Bright Presence of Thingscore ensembleBarbara Dilley/Boulder Int’l Fringe Festival
23 Seconds about John Cage featured performerSITI Co, Guest Directors/Naropa University
Desolate/Delightcore ensembleBarbara Dilley, Faculty/Director Naropa U
Beckett/Butohfeatured dancerKatsura Kan, Guest Director/Naropa U
365 Plays/Suzan Lori Parkscore ensembleWrecking Ball Theater Labs/Boulder
Collisionfeatured performerWrecking Ball Theater Labs/Boulder
Lullcore ensembleGraduate Thesis Production/Naropa U
World War Zero featured performerB. Stanly/Theater for the New City
Gun in Mouth, Pen in Hand featured performerTanya Kane Parry/St. Mark’s Theater
Pre-Scripted Work
The Lombardi Case 1975Mrs. LombardiLiveINTheater-NYC
LES Murder MysterySally WatkinsLiveINTheater-NYC
Cooked MotherENACT Touring Theater/NYC
Nina Lacuna MashaGraduate Thesis Production/Naropa U
CraveBHolderness Co./Boulder Intl Fringe
A Day in The Life SisterENACT Touring Theater/NYC
American King Umps Princess PatraHadley Players/Harlem
The American Jesus ChristMary Samuel Beckett Theater/NYC
Joy in Sorrow EudoraPresent Co Theatorium,/NYC
Original Ensemble Performance Serials
The 10 Spot Weekly creator/performer, 2003-2004
The Continuing Adventures of Ashira69! Ashira, 1997–2005
Bindlestiff Family CirkusRousting/Vaudeville acts, 2003-2004

Directing 2002-2011

How to Raise the DeadCompound Eye, Doctored Pictures
Standing Tall (Original Ensemble Play) Dr. Landy (dir. Drama Therapy NYU)
Lost & Found (Original Ensemble Play)Origin’s Project
The Continuing Adventures of Ashira69Tennessee Project
Anne Frank and Me, (Cherie Bennet) City Lights Youth Theater
The Good Times Are Killing Me (Lynda Barry) City Lights Youth Theater
Dirty Dough (Original Ensemble Play) Origin’s Project
Letters of Approval (Original Ensemble Play) Origin’s Project

Voice Over/Radio

Conchita / Future Frampton! Pilot for Cartoon Pizza Network
Professor English / Korean Business English Online Tutorial
September 11: A Tribute/Stage Shadows Productions

Training

MFA 2008, Contemporary Performance Program, Naropa University
BFA 1989, Experimental Theater Wing, New York University

  • Viewpoints Practice: Wendell Beavers, Mary Overlie, Nina Martin, Paul Langland,
    Barney O’Hanlon & Leon Ingulsrud/SITI Co
  • Contemplative Dance: Barbara Dilley
  • Composition Techniques & Playmaking: Leigh Fondakowsi, Dan Safer, Kevin Khulke, Leeny Sack
  • Developmental Movement Technique: Wendell Beavers
  • Psychophysical Acting: Steve Wangh, Erica Berg
  • Body Mind Centering Integration: Erika Berland
  • Self Scripting Techniques: Peggy Pettitt