Anne-Liese Juge Fox
Anne-Liese Juge Fox, Curator/Organizer/Facilitator of the Red Tent: is a native New Orleanian, performing artist/educator. She studied acting at Tisch School of the Arts, NYU and the International School of Theatre Jacques Le Coq in Paris. In San Francisco, she developed her one-Wonder Woman-show, “Ego Rites”, which was selected “Best of the San Francisco Fringe” and toured throughout North America. She was a company member of San Francisco’s Theatre of Yugen and Pacific Playback Theatre with Red Tent facilitator Nan Crawford. In New Orleans, she is a member of ArtSpot Productions with Red Tent facilitator Kathy Randels, where she was a contributing artist/performer for “The Maid of Orleans: A Joan of Arc Story” and the Obie-winning, “Nita & Zita”. After the storm, she and her family lived in a trailer at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park while she made her plans for revitalization through “NOLA Playback Theatre”. NPT is part of an international network of theater improvisation (www.playbacknet.com) that spontaneously transform audience stories and experiences into collaborative performances. NOLA Playback Theatre (www.nolaplayback.org) has been combining Story Circle Process with Playback Theatre for over a year with the undoing racism project “Truth Be Told”, and is co-sponsor of V-day’s Red Tent. Anne-Liese was a featured artist for last season’s DramaRama 14 for her new solo piece: “A Car Show” (dir. J Hammons), where she drives up to the audience and performs in, on, around, and on top of her car. C.H.E.S. certified, Anne-Liese has facilitated workshops in integrating the arts in education around issues of community health, has worked as a cultural consultant for (MAP) Fund, and is a curator for the Louisiana State Archives’ upcoming “40 Days and 40 Nights” exhibit. Anne-Liese taught in the theatre departments at Loyola and Tulane universities before becoming a Board of Regents fellow at L.S.U., where she is pursuing a Ph.D. in Theatre. Anne-Liese is a contributing writer of “Swimming Upstream” and a performer for V-Day’s premier reading. She lives with her husband Greg and two sons in the woods of Robert, LA, just down the road from Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park.