Theater Guest Artists

Tara Moses

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About

Tara Moses (she/her) is a citizen of Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, Mvskoke, theater director, award-winning playwright, co-Artistic Director in Residence of Red Eagle Soaring, co-Founder of Groundwater Arts, Convening Producer of First Nations Performing Arts, and co-Founder and Executive Producer of #BINGE. She is currently commissioned by Audible, Red Bull Theater, AlterTheatre Ensemble, Kitchen Dog Theater, the New Now Commission with Lauren Gunderson, Geva Theatre Center, and Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

Most recently, her work as a director has been seen with Spectrum Theatre Ensemble (Providence, RI); Red Eagle Soaring and ACT (Seattle, WA); American Indian Community House (New York, NY); Arena Stage (Washington, D.C.); Yale Indigenous Performing Arts Program (New Haven, CT); Safe Harbors Indigenous Collective (New York, NY); telatúlsa (Tulsa, OK); Oklahoma Indigenous Theatre Company (Edmond, OK); Serenbe Playhouse (Chattahoochee Hills, GA); and Amerinda (New York, NY). As a playwright, her works have been produced and developed from coast to coast and have been taught and/or are currently in the curriculum at Brown University, the University of Arizona, UCLA, University of Washington, Oklahoma City University, Northeastern State University, and the University of Arkansas. She is a Participant in New York Stage and Film’s inaugural NYSAF NEXUS project (2021); Barbara Whitman Award Finalist (2021); a Cultural Capital Fellow with First Peoples Fund (2020); fellow with the Intercultural Leadership Institute (18/19); member of DirectorsLabChicago (2018); member of the Directors Lab at Lincoln Center (2017); recipient of the Thomas C. Fichandler Award (2016); alum of the Allen Lee Hughes Fellowship (2015-2017); associate member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society; and Dramatists Guild member. She holds a BA in Theatre from the University of Tulsa, is a M.F.A, candidate in Directing at Brown University/Trinity Rep, and she is from the Muscogee Creek Reservation.