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Anne-Liese Juge Fox, Ph.D., M.Ed., B.F.A., a native New Orleanian, has acted internationally and nationally on both stage and screen and as a performer of her own original solo work and collaborative devised performances. As both a theatre artist and scholar, Fox’s creative drive and research are driven by the intersection of personal story, place, and community. She has been most active in new play development, adaptations of classical plays, and in devised and improvisational performance.
Her professional practice in Applied Theatre includes Playback Improvisation, Pedagogy of the Oppressed, and Story Circle Process. She has performed at significant regional theatres around the country including: The Apollo (NYC,) The Magic (San Francisco,) The Lorraine Hansberry Theatre (SF,) The Lensic (Santa Fe,) The 14th St. Playhouse (Atlanta,) The Alley (Houston) and regionally at the CAC, Southern Rep.,The Mahalia Jackson and the Magnolia PACs.
Her original solo, Ego Rites, was selected Best of the San Francisco Fringe. Devised performance collaborations with ArtSpot Productions and PearlDamour include the Obie-winning, Nita & Zita. Fox was the founding Artistic Director of NOLA Playback Theatre improvisational ensemble which worked for eight years in recovery efforts in community settings after the levee break disaster following Hurricane Katrina. She was a writer and performer of Swimming Upstream with Eve Ensler (V-Day), directed Tony-winner Kenny Leon and Ashé Cultural Arts Center from its premiere to all national tours.
She has translated and adapted plays for production by Jean-Paul Sartre, Marivaux, Jean Anouilh, and Eugène Ionesco and premiered her original play, Frankenstein’s Mary Shelly, in 2017.
NOLA Playback Theatre at Ashé Cultural Arts Center, New Orleans