Artists in Residence are chosen for their creativity, passion, talent, and the relevancy of their work. They represent the very best of Two Moon.
“HONEY AND POISON” with Siobhan O’ Loughlin
Siobhan O’Loughlin’s series,”Honey-Mouthed and Poison-Hearted,” is a monthly installation on the third thursday of every month at 8 PM, where Siobhan hosts a night of theatrical creativity from the sincerely dramatic to the most charmingly comic. Each month will be drastically different, (but always daringly delightful) as Siobhan gravitates from performing her own original work, to hosting the original work of others, and back again, ranging in styles of solo performance, storytelling, puppetry, staged readings, standup comedy and sultry spoken word. If your body of prolific performance falls into any of these categories, and you are interested in showcasing it as a part of “Honey-Mouthed and Poison-Hearted,” please contact Siobhan.
Siobhan O’Loughlin is a writer, performer, storyteller, educator and activist currently based in New York City. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Acting from Towson University in Baltimore, MD. She also studied devised theatre and choreography at Dartington College of Arts in Devon, England, and received training in Theatre of the Oppressed and Forum Theatre from Julian Boal.
“ARTIST PARTY” with Aviva Jaye
Aviva Jaye hosts Two Moon’s monthly Artist Party series, showcasing a roster of artist friends of Two Moon who present everything from music and film to dance and stand-up comedy. Presenters and supporters get a chance to hang and chat with one another, sparking even more creativity and ideas before the night is out.
Aviva Jaye is a musician, performing artist and composer who loves connecting with people at the intersection of heart, brain and art. A music graduate hailing from Chicago, currently residing in Brooklyn, she is dedicated to empathy and diversity through art. From the studio to the stage, Aviva takes a homespun approach to her own compassionate music, using minimal acoustic instruments and equipment to share raw material that still shimmers with a certain finesse. Her songwriting is a clear contribution to the refined sound that results, with simple yet haunting motifs and transparent lyrics. Fans of a trained professional who draws from the simplicity of Simon & Garfunkel, the depth of Feist, the clarity of Regina Spektor and the comfort of an old American musical theatre number will be pleased.
“SUNDAY FILM SERIES” with Heather Freudenthal
Sunday Film Series is a showcase of independent films, which takes place on SELECT Sundays. The films chosen provide thought-provoking content, engaging stories, highlights a variety of topics, themes and issues, and provide the audience with an engaging glimpse into characters and worlds which are under-seen in traditional film, via documentaries, narratives, shorts, features, experimental films, animation, and more. The Sunday Film Series allows a personal exchange between the filmmaker and the audience, with interactive Q & A’s/workshops with the filmmaker following each film. The films and filmmakers honored by The Sunday Film Series represent a new kind of exposure for local films; for the community and by the community.
With a formal education in Film and Media Studies, Heather Freudenthal is an avid film lover, and filmmaker. In more recent years, she turned her love for film outward by teaching it to students of all ages, and programming films in Brooklyn venues to help other filmmakers get more exposure. Heather is a Brooklyn native, and has a “thing” for giraffes and chocolate.
“2ND FRIDAYS” with Bev Grant and Carolann Solebello
Bev Grant and Carolann Solebello are two Brooklyn-based singer/songwriters who host an acoustic series on thesecond Friday of every month at Two Moon. The series began in March 2012 and guest performers have included David Massengill, Mamie Minch, Jean Rohe, Honor Finnegan, David Roche, Paul Sachs, and the Lords of Lichtenstein. Bev performs with her musical partner, Ina May Wool, as part of a duo called WOOL&GRANT. She also directs the Brooklyn Women’s Chorus. Carolann was a founding member of the Americana trio Red Molly, and now performs solo up and down the East Coast.