Joan Mitchell Center

Jo Cattell

Chicago, IL
Nov 12 - Dec 7
3Arts Awardee granted residence through Alliance for Artist Communities Consortium
Theater artist
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Jo Cattell is currently creating An Epic Tale of Scale for production at Chicago Childrens’ Theatre, with Henry Wishcamper. She is part of LightPoets (with dandypunk and Darin Basile), whose show, HEARTCORPS: Riders of the Storyboard, premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, and is currently in development for full production in New York City. She recently worked as Associate Director on Shakespeare in Love at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre and is working with playwright Isaac Gomez on his play, The Displaced, for Haven Theatre, 2018. She wrote and directed TUMBAO with Dominizuelan, which performed at Steppenwolf’s 1700 Theatre. Jo has worked with numerous theater and television companies, including the BBC, Cirque du Soleil, Chicago the Musical (West End, Korean/Japanese Tour), Clear Channel Entertainment, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (West End), Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater, Origin Theatre, Leviathan Lab, and Culture Project. Jo is the 2018 Maggio Directing Fellow at the Goodman Theatre. In 2016, she was awarded the 3Arts Award for her work as a theatre maker.

 

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SIN TI

SIN TI

(Don Chipotle music video) by Jo Cattell inspired by Don Chipotle by Juan Villa, officially selected for the Official Latino Short Film Festival 2016

HEARTCORPS: Riders of the Storyboard

HEARTCORPS: Riders of the Storyboard

by LightPoets (dandypunk, Darin Basile & Jo Cattell) performed at Sundance Film Festival 2017

HEARTCORPS: Riders of the Storyboard

HEARTCORPS: Riders of the Storyboard

by LightPoets (dandypunk, Darin Basile & Jo Cattell) performed at Sundance Film Festival 2017

TUMBAO

TUMBAO

by Jo Cattell and Dominizuelain, directed by Jo Cattell performed at Steppenwolf 1700 Theatre, 2016 and 2017

TUMBAO

TUMBAO

by Jo Cattell and Dominizuelain, directed by Jo Cattell performed at Steppenwolf 1700 Theatre, 2016 and 2017