Playwright, Solo Performance Artist, and Director Marty Pottenger has
been performing since 1975. She graduated in 1973 from Northwestern
University with a B.S. in Performance Studies. Pottenger has received generous and critical financial support from the funding community including the NEA, The Trust for Mutual Understanding, Lila Wallace Arts Partners, Rockefeller MAP, Animating Democracy, NYSCA and NYFA. She is a founding Member of Heresies: A Feminist Publication on Art & Politics.
Along with Abundance, Marty is
currently working on Just War, a tragic comedy with original songs
about forgiveness, penance and reconciliation written from interviews with veteran soldiers and their families with Director Ana Miljanic and the Center for Cultural Decontamination, Belgrade. She is also touring internationally with City Water Tunnel #3, a multi-media performance and visual arts exhibit about NYC‘s 60 year long public works project as told through the collected stories of the people building the tunnel.
She is a founder and Director of TheaterWorks!, a series of ongoing performance workshops for union members
with The Working Theatre (2000 – 2001)
Marty Pottenger’s works include:
- Read more about Marty Pottenger: www.inmotionmagazine.com/ac/pottenger.html
- Michigan public radio spot: michiganradio.org/newsroom.asp