“Where My Girls At?” Celebrates 5th Anniversary in Home of Inception

October 23, 2011 by  
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“Where My Girls At?” returns home to Oakland, California to celebrate its 5th Anniversary!

“Where My Girls At?” is a “thoughtful, provocative, and insanely funny” one woman show written and performed by the “multi-talented” Micia Mosely. Portraying five drastically different characters representing the diversity of Black lesbian experiences, Micia challenges the notion that there is only one way to be Black or queer in the 21st century.

A phenomenal one hour performance steeped in improv and audience participation, Where My Girls At? has thrilled audiences across the country from San Francisco, Detroit and New York to Amherst, Chapel Hill and Honolulu. A New York Innovative Theater Award Nominee, the show, while hilarious, continues to tackle difficult issues including inter and intra-group racism, sexism, and homophobia.

Written & Performed by Micia Mosely

Directed by Tamilla Woodard

Musical Score by RiMarkible Things Music

Produced by Shalonda Ingram

A Nursha Project Production


EVENT DETAILS

Saturday, November 12th, 2011; 7:30-9:30pm

Sunday, November 13th, 2011; 3:00-5:00pm

Oakland School of the Arts

530 18th Street

Oakland, CA 94612


Tickets

$15 if you purchase tickets by Oct. 31, 2011

$12.50 Group Rates

$20 Advance Tickets

$25 Tickets at the door

To purchase tickets, click here


To read a recent review of the performance by D.C. Theatre Scene, click here:

http://dctheatrescene.com/2010/07/09/where-my-girls-at/

Micia Mosely and Friends is “Hotter Than July”

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Join Micia Mosely in celebrating the latest installment of Micia Mosely and Friends during the 20th Annual HOT Festival at Dixon Place, featuring Ganessa James, Shelley-Nicole Jefferson, and Damian Washington! This event should not be missed!


EVENT DETAILS

Thursday, July 14th, 2011 @ 9:30pm

HOT Festival

Dixon Place

161 A Chrystie Street (btwn Delancey and Rivington)

Lower East Side, New York

Ticket: $5

For more information, click here.

NPA Thandiwe De Shazor Featured at International Home Theater Festival in Berkeley

March 27, 2011 by  
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Join Thandiwe De Shazor at “Home Cooking,” a one-night stand of queer performances, music, movement, puppetry, and food at the International Home Theater Festival in Berkeley, presented by Eye Zen Art.  Thandiwe is workshopping some rewrites of his show, “Children of the Last Days,” and some new work, “Chicken Soup for the Chronic Masturbators Soul” or “The Wounded Boy Project”.

EVENT DETAILS
Saturday, April 2nd, 2011
8-10:00 pm
“Home Cooking”
International Home Theater Festival
Fort Webster
2522 Webster St.
Berkeley, California, 94702
Tickets: $7.99/$4.99 NOTAFLOF
Hosted by Alex Nowik and also features Seth Eisen & M.Lee, m.a. brooks, Jupiter the Metallic Massai, Karen Fox, Tho Vong, and other special treats!
For more information, click here.

Catch the Latest Installment of NPA Micia Mosely’s The Progress Report

January 1, 2011 by  
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For the latest installments of The Progress Report, see below!

Micia Mosely Says Goodbye to 2010…


For the previous episode, click here.

Productions

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“Children of the Last Days” is written and performed by Thandiwe Thomas De Shazor. It is a comedy show that aims to satirize Black church culture and the contradictions therein. So bring your Good Sunday Clothes, Your Tambourine, Your Church Fan and Your Sense of Humor!  Get Ready! Get Ready! Get Ready!

Written & performed by Thandiwe Thomas DeShazor

Directed by Norman Gee
Produced by Shalonda Ingram
A Nursha Project Production

 
“The Paul Robeson Project”

Ever heard of Paul Robeson?
He is an internationally renowned and celebrated actor, athlete, lawyer, singer and activist.  Yet, he is all but erased from mainstream US history. Paul Robeson is pre Civil Rights Movement and smack dab Jim Crow and McCarthyism. Despite these obstacles, he achieves highly.  Despite being a high achiever, human flaws arise…

This lecture demonstration about Paul Robeson by “Paul” shares his history, experiences, and what elements make up his particular brand of icon.

Performed by Kim Howard
Developed and Directed by Mimi McGurl
A Nursha Project Production

 

“Where My Girls At?” is a “thoughtful, provocative, and insanely funny” one woman show written and performed by the “multi-talented” Micia Mosely. Portraying five drastically different characters representing the diversity of Black lesbian experiences, Micia challenges the notion that there is only one way to be Black or queer in the 21st century. A phenomenal one hour performance steeped in improv and audience participation, Where My Girls At? has thrilled audiences across the country from San Francisco, Detroit and New York to Amherst, Chapel Hill and Honolulu. A New York Innovative Theater Award Nominee, the show, while hilarious, continues to tackle difficult issues including inter and intra-group racism, sexism, and homophobia.


Written & Performed by Micia Mosely
Directed by Tamilla Woodard
Produced by Shalonda Ingram
Music Score by Rimarkable Things Music
A Nursha Project Production

 

Events

August 5, 2010 by  
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The Events Archive Page documents Nursha Project Productions that have just been missed. Check out descriptions and images from recent events:

Micia Mosely & Friends is a series of performances intended to provide audience members a sneak peek into Micia’s newest project, Get Into It! Micia Mosely & Friends is a fund-raising initiative to help with the cultivation and development of the show. If you would like to donate to this project, or other Nursha Project initiatives, you’re welcomed to via:

Credit Card, click here.


Make Checks Payable to Nursha Project and mail to:

Nursha Project (East)

748 Putnam Avenue

Brooklyn, New York 11221

MEMO: “Get Into It!” (or the Nursha Project Production of your choosing)


Cash may also be donated during the Micia Mosely & Friends performances.


Micia Mosely&Friends At Nuyorican Poets Cafe; July 18, 2010

Images by: S. Torho


FIERCE 10th Anniversary Gayla

This year, Nursha provided production management services for FIERCE’s Tenth Anniversary Gayla; the show was hosted by NPA Micia Mosely. For more information on the event and some images, click here.

Artists

August 3, 2010 by  
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milDRED

Notable Quotes

“A lean, sinuous woman, milDRED Gerestant is a charismatic performer, brimming with raw talent, high energy and a gentle, winning charm. Using a blend of poetry, dance, music and monologue, she explores the fragile, fluid definitions of sexual identity and cultural stereotypes…Gerestant is a trickster. Watching her channel her characters produces a strange sensation. As her costumes change, we witness transformation by degree, an experience that not only challenges our assumptions but also teases us with an uneasy feeling of dislocation. Just as we settle into one character, Gerestant pulls a quick change and sends us looking for another label.”

– Mark Muro, Anchorage Daily News

“From Flip Wilson as Geraldine to Martin Lawrence as Sheneneh, men have made tons of money as drag performers. Now it’s the women’s turn, and one of the world’s leading character actors is Haitian-American milDRED Gerestant, the artist formerly known as DRED.”

Port of Harlem Magazine

“At “Divercity,” … the Haitian-American star actress DRED Love created a remarkable gender collage in motion… out of a trunkload of hairpieces, costumes, props, and sexy, dead-on body language . With muscles and curves… goatee, and a surprise between her shapely legs, she danced a manifesto of freedom and self-respect.”

– Eva Yaa Asantewaa, Village Voice

“milDRED Gerestant’s own act is a gender-bending roller coaster ride alternating between man and woman, outrageous and serious, ironic and sincere. It also preaches the message of self-love as if Eddie Murphy were to perform Eve Ensler’s “Vagina Monologues… milDRED Gerestant uses sexuality as a departure point to preach the message of tolerance, acceptance, and diversity. While a lot of her act uses hilarity to demonstrate that femininity and masculinity are not set in stone, she hopes that once her audiences realize the multiplicity of beings in themselves, the various shades of man and woman that is in all of us, regardless of sex, then we are more apt to realize and accept all the myriad differences of those around us.”

– The Korean Herald

Awards and Recognitions

2009 OUTMusic’s Spirit Award

GO Magazine’s “100 Women We Love

Two-time Recipient of The Field’s Artward Bound Artist in Residency


Thandiwe de Shazor

“In him, I see a sense of purpose, the art we have yet to express, the fantasies we’re forced to suppress, the release of the rawest and realest gay divinity and the lives we have yet to save.”

Tahea Robie, Oakland Local

To read the Oakland Local article that features this quote, you may click here.

Links to Other Articles:

Locals Chip in on Globally Popular LGBT Support Videos (Karmah Elmusa, Oakland North)

Projects

August 3, 2010 by  
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“Children of the Last Days”

Written and Performed by Thandiwe Thomas deShazor

Directed by Norman Gee

Produced by Shalonda Ingram

A Nursha Project Production


Notable Quotes

“Afro Solo won’t be ‘Last Days’ for gifted performer!”

Kevin Thomas, examiner.com


Links to Full-Length Articles

East Bay Express

Examiner.com

The Berkeley Daily Planet


“Where My Girls At?”

Written and Performed by Micia Mosely

Directed by Tamilla Woodard

Produced by Shalonda Ingram

A Nursha Project Production


Notable Quotes

Where My Girls At?, written and performed by the talented Micia Mosely, is a laugh-out-loud comedy that pushes the envelope in too many ways to describe…Where My Girls At? is a great night out and a shining example of what a talented and flexible mind can do when given the freedom.”

-New York Amsterdam News

“Where My Girls At? was a rich multi-layered experience that provided a dissertation into being black and lesbian including having the audience rate by applause which of the “contestants” was the most black, which was the most “womanly” and which was the most “lesbian”. I didn’t stop laughing during this whirlwind performance by an extremely talented artist.  As a matter of fact it wasn’t until I sat down to write this review that I noticed the “medicine” of this show was so cleverly hidden in the candy.”

-D.C. Theatre Scene


Awards and Recognitions

2009 New York Innovative Theater Award Nominee for Best Solo Performance


Links to Full-Length Articles

DC Theatre Scene

Where My Girls At?

July 8, 2010 by  
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“Where My Girls At?” is a “thoughtful, provocative, and insanely funny” one woman show written and performed by the “multi-talented” Micia Mosely. Portraying five drastically different characters representing the diversity of Black lesbian experiences, Micia challenges the notion that there is only one way to be Black or queer in the 21st century. A phenomenal one hour performance steeped in improv and audience participation, Where My Girls At? has thrilled audiences across the country from San Francisco, Detroit and New York to Amherst, Chapel Hill and Honolulu. A New York Innovative Theater Award Nominee, the show, while hilarious, continues to tackle difficult issues including inter and intra-group racism, sexism, and homophobia.


Written & Performed by Micia Mosely

Directed by Tamilla Woodard

Produced by Shalonda Ingram

A Nursha Project Production


To view D.C. Theatre Scene’s article on Micia’s most recent performance of Where My Girls At? at the 2010 D.C. Hip Hop Theater Festival, click here.


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Mia Marcus

June 25, 2010 by  
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Born and raised in New York City, Mia Marcus’s early interest in photography was inspired by the NYC music scene. Starting out as an avid fan of Hip-Hop music, Mia was able to transfer that passion through her photography.

After graduating from the University of Rhode Island she began to take her interest in photography to the next level by shooting various concerts, music videos and parties in NYC. She has photographed many artists including Fabolous, Jim Jones, Q-tip, 50 cent and many others.  Still in the early stages of her career in photography, she has been blessed to work with the likes of celebrity photographer, Johnny Nunez. Her ambition to become one of the top female photographers in her field has driven accomplishments such as being featured in the Source Magazine, GO! Magazine and working as a contributing photographer at HOT 97.1.

Mia is constantly working to conceive her dynamic style in photography. Her focus and passion drive her creativity.  You can catch Mia backstage, on-stage or in crowd shooting at live concerts in NYC.

Visit www.wix.com/miamonee/photography for more of Mia’s work.

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