Statera Members - North Carolina
Tamara Kissane (she/her) creates theatre in the Triangle-area of North Carolina. Her primary focus is developing new work collaboratively and premiering original theatre in unusual spaces. Tamara’s children have her running full tilt, so she focuses on creating efficiently and effectively with ego firmly in check. Tamara is a mama, playwright, actor, podcaster, teacher who aims to create the world I’d like to see, and speak what needs to be heard. Hear Artist Soapbox podcast episodes on www.artistsoapbox.org.
Natalie Taylor Hart (she/her) is a Scenic Designer and Associate Professor of Performing Arts at Elon University. Prior to teaching, Hart designed scenery and built props in New York and regionally. She served as Assistant Properties Director at the Santa Fe Opera. Her interests include new plays, reimagined classics and theatre that empowers underrepresented voices. Selected Design Work includes: New York: Slave Shack (Algonquin Theatre); Associate Designer for The Wiz (Tour, The Netherlands). Regional: Life in the Fat Lane (Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park). Local: Having Our Say, Our Town, Fences (Finalist in World Stage Design 2017 Taipei) (Triad Stage); As You Like It (Burning Coal Theatre); Oldfriends.com, Blithe Spirit, Kind Lady (Monomoy Theatre, Cape Cod). Educational: The Crucible (Columbia University); Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (The Hartt School). Resident Designer at Elon University. Exhibitions: World Stage Design 2017, USITT Design Expo, Prague Quadrennial. MFA, Scenic Design, Ohio University.