Mothers Myths Monsters

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In this series, Theaterlab invites one artist to bring together a selection of trusted colleagues to craft short miniatures in overlapping, complementing, and sometimes contradicting genres. With the Curating Artist as a guide, each individual crafts a 10- to 15-minute new work on the theme(s) of the comforting and sometimes terrifying figure of the Mother, with bodies at once fecund and ferocious; the complex Myths that shape our personal and collective identities; and/or the repulsive yet riveting Monster. MMM began with the women of Theaterlab treating themselves as short-term artists-in-residence and has since grown into an extended series in which short works are given the time and space to become refined jewels.


MMM is designed to provide artists with short rehearsals spread out over several weeks or months, meeting both individually and in groups. After spending time refining their work, audiences are invited to two presentations in our intimate Gallery space.

Participation in MMM is by invitation only.



Join Us June 21 & 22, 2019 at 6:00 PM

As Curator Raven White brings together a collection of artists presenting their Mothers Myths Monsters miniatures. Additional information, including ticket info, to be announced soon!

Previous Events in MMM


On April 29 & 30, 2017, and again for an encore performance on June 06, the women of Theaterlab presented their own short miniatures as the first presentation of Mothers Myths Monsters. 

Gahlia Eden, Jolene Noelle, and Lanie Zipoy each presented a miniature work and Artistic Director Orietta Crispino presented the first iteration of what would later become her full piece Let Me Cook For You.


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