Who We ARE:
NAIVE NON-SLICK THEATER CREATORS
Phil Soltanoff –Recent projects include THIS AND THAT at The Chocolate Factory Theater (Queens), OYSTER at Roulette Intermedium (Brooklyn), Sanctuary for Independent Media (Troy), Skidmore College M-Docs (Saratoga Springs); AN EVENING WITH WILLIAM SHATNER ASTERISK featured in the Coil Festival (NYC), Fusebox Festival (Austin), PuSh Festival (Vancouver), Mass Live Arts (Great Barrington) and Live Arts Exchange (Los Angeles); SITSTANDWALKLIEDOWN on Governors Island (SITELINES) and The Williamstown Theatre Festival; The Soltanoff/Findlay Project commissioned by the Center Theatre Group in Los Angeles; I/O created in collaboration with sound artist Joe Diebes was featured in Festival Novelum at Theatre Garonne (Toulouse). L.A. PARTY, premiered at PRELUDE09 was featured in UNDER THE RADAR (NYC), Fusebox Festival (Austin), PS122 (NYC), Segerstrom Center for the Arts (Orange County), the Hopkins Center (Hanover), The Flynn Center (Burlington), PuSh Festival (Vancouver) and Mass Live Arts (Great Barrington) among others. Mr. Soltanoff has created two works in collaboration with CIE111 (Toulouse, France). PLAN B and MORE OR LESS, INFINITY have performed around the world including Kampnagel (Hamburg), Eurokaz Festival (Zagreb), Trafo (Budapest), Vidy Theatre (Lausanne), Centro Belem(Lisbon), Pina Bauschʼs NRW International Dance Festival (Dusseldorf), Maison de la Danse (Lyon), Queen Elizabeth Hall (London), Theatre de la Ville (Paris), BITEF-42 (Belgrade) and the New Victory Theatre (NYC) among others. TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, performed in an abandoned office building in NYC was also featured at BITEF-31 (Belgrade). Co- founder of five myles with Hanne Tierney. Mr. Soltanoff was nominated for a Moliere Award in 2007, recipient of The Doris Duke Creative Exploration Fund Award and the 2020 Herb Alpert Award in Theatre.
Steven Wendt –Experience includes: THIS AND THAT at The Chocolate Factory Theater (Queens), Blue Man Group at Astor Place Theater in New York City, development and performance of the New (2022) Blue Man Group North American Tour, plush and stick puppeteering on various commercials and web shows for Cartoon Network and Kids W.B., The Soltanoff/Findlay Project The Center Theater Group in Los Angeles, Blue Man Group in Orlando, Boston, the National Touring Cast, and the NCL Epic cruise ship, Ground to Cloud by Christine Marie at REDCAT (Disney Hall Los Angeles), and Growing Up Linda by Marsian De Lellis at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Steven Wendt is also a musician, a hand shadow master and goldsmith. www.studiowendt.com