Martha Williams is female director, writer, producer and culturalist.
When dates go wrong....RUN FOR YOUR LIFE!
Old wounds open as three friends fight over stolen money.
Sandy West: Pamela Stark; Lenny: Mark Augden; Mike: Mike Tadeo; Anna: Jenny Curtis; Writer/Director/Editor: Martha Williams; Director of Photography: Vojta Vancura; Sound: Evan Pritts; Assistant Directors: Cynthia Hatfield, Kate Marks; Assistant Camera: Jason Georgiades; Dolly Grip: Vivian Chen; Production Assistant: Pauline LaMonte
Original Song by Jonathan Flaugher and Celeigh Chapman
Score by David Immergluck
Music Supervision and Production by Jonathan Flaugher
Portrait of artist, builder, hunter, actor Mark Augden.
Director of Photography: Vojta Vancura
Editor: Pauline Lecomte
A dark comedy about a dinner party gone awry. Unfinished.
Catherine: Sallie Merkel; Leonard: Nikhil Pai; Isaac: Jeffrey Basham; Isabella: Sophia Wang; Thom: Sam Breen; Victoria: Tatiana Williams; Brandy: Emma Barrow; Peter: Rogelio Orozco; Danny: Ethan McMurray
Written and Directed by: Martha Williams; Director of Photography: Kim Culotta; Art Director: Arturo Betanzos; Assistant Director: Kate Marks; Producer: Yan-Da Li; Assistant Camera: Mark Wilson; Gaffer: Seva Shybkou; Sound: Rodrigo Garcia-Flores; Grips: Sean Gratten, Peter Hernandez, Justin, Spencer, Vivian Chen; Script Supervisor: Elizabeth McCormick; Craft goddess: Susan McIntosh; Makeup: Lilit Alexandrian; Set Decorator: Brandon Carlson; Costume Assistant: Jeremy Waters
Writer & Director: Martha Williams
Middle American housewife devises a plan to escape her life through creative culinary pursuits.
Georgia LaPonte: Ally Caldicott-Levitt; Jared LaPonte: Evan Hyde; Mags LaPonte: Hazlyn Henry; Writer/Director: Martha Williams; Director of Photography: Monika Lenczewska; Assistant Director: Emily Sabath; 1st Assistant; Camera: Alex Barroso; 2nd Assistant Camera: Britt Ringer; Sound: Yiyu Liao, Ian Raymond, Peter Hernandez; Key; Grip: Andreana Davies; Prop Supervisor and Craft Services: Giulia Caruso; Hair: Natale Verdone
Makeup: Raychel Leigh
A woman sees her lover with someone else.
Director of Photography & Editor: Amir Manesh; Woman in blue: Laurel Koerner; Man: Olivier Campergue; Woman in red: Eva Sinotte
Site specific, multi-media spectacle around the architecture of an old 7,000 sq ft retail space. The audience moves through a series of intimate dressing rooms and into a main retail space where live steaming/mixed video and sound from the changing rooms fills the space.
Conceived and directed by Martha Williams, Changing rooms: Alberto Denis, Amy Larimer, Martha Williams, Peter Sciscioli, Vicky Virgin, Clare Byrne, Eric Jackson Bradley (Tori Sparks and Lila Zimbel), Luke Wiley, Scotty the Blue Bunny (Scott Grabell), Jen Kosky; Video by Chris Jordan, Zarah Cabanas, Sima Emel; Camera by Peter Shapiro; Sound by Newclueless (Daniel Smith); sound for video by Alberto Deniis and Pavel Zustiak; editied by Erinnisse Heuer.
Package Less is a 55 minute dance theater work exploring themes of sexual boundaries, desire and voyeurism. Frank, Susan and Diane along with Barry reassemble their packaged notions of connection.
Choreographed and directed by Martha Williams; Editor: Erinnisse Heuer; Sound Designer: Norm Scott; Lighting Designer: Jay Ryan; Writers: Michael Wiener and Martha Williams; Dancers: Toby Billowitz, Tess Blanchard, and Jen Kosky; Actor: Michael Wiener; Camera: Christian Austin and Peter Shapiro
Director, Conceiver: Martha Williams
An impromptu dance response to Christo's Gates project in New York City 2005. Approx. 50 performers from all over the country and world participated, cloaked in black like ghosts, the dark underbelly of the Christo imagining, moving like whispers of wind.
CALARTS MFA lumiere experiment
Currency Break - Chapter 1 & 2
A "character dance," Martha Lou and Louie are both faced with a recent monetary "dirty deed."
Performed by Martha Williams & Luke Wiley, Sound design by Norm Scott; Edited by Erinnisse Heuer; Camera by Peter Shapiro
The Sleep of Reason Bicameral performed at the Chelsea Art Museum as part of the Sonic Self Series. Produced by Z Collective. Dance by Martha Williams, Pascal Reokoert, Jen Kosky, Stephanie Sleeper, Julie Fotheringham. Soundscape By ZGT/Amoeba Technology featuring Zemi17, Dok Gregoy and Peter Principle. Video by Z Collective featuring Olga M, Christian Austin, Talena Sanders and Peter Shapiro. Light by Seej.
Choreographer & Director: Martha Williams
Broken Rose Portal explores the numinous womblike capacity of women, their vast potential emotionality and the blinding, wordless nature of this illusive yet real place when it is broken, or shattered.
Performers: Mare Hieronimus, Jen Kosky, Laurence Schroeder
Director of Photography: Adam Jandrup; Editor: Erinnisse Heure; Assistant Director/Producer: Ted Wallach
As the host and creator of a live storytelling series called the BugHouse SPIN, I've told many stories. Here are my 3 favorite, Twin Pimps, Rayban Man & Intervention.
You can check all the many BugHouse SPIN stories on the BugHouse SPIN YouTube Channel.
Burger Nation holds a dear place in my heart as the first full-length dance pice I co-made (in 2004) at the Flea Theater. Created alongside the extraordinary Pascal Rekoert, Burger Nation, took a hard and humorous look at the perils of our Burger Nation. Inspired by Eric Schlosser's Fast Food Nation.
Played the part of Fifi in Spike Lee's She Hate Me.
Horsepower was a recent collaboration with Elke Rindfleisch. Elke is a dancer, choreographer, mover, maker, personal trainer/inner space genius, and a wise collaborator.
We created Horsepower for the New Mexico New Media Trail, 2015 and it is a 20 minute live piece about birth and re-birth. This video was one excerpt of the video portion of the performance.
Co-conceived: Elke Rindfleisch & Martha Williams
Performance: Elke Rindfleisch
Video: Martha Williams
Elke is developing Horsepower further. So stay tuned.