Guest Artists 2007-2008
Spring 2007 - Spring 2008, Director
Emmanuelle Delpech-Ramey was classically trained at the Ecole Superieur d'Art Dramatique de la ville de Paris, and studied physical theatre at Ecole Jacques Lecoq. Besides her current U.S. work with Pig Iron Theatre Company, Emmanuelle has performed in Paris and throughout Europe in such productions as Lettres a Stalingrad (dir. by Laurent Terzieff). A former member of Pig Iron Theatre Company for eight years, Emmanuelle has been a performer and co-creator of such critically-acclaimed productions as Gentlemen Volunteers, Flop!, Hell Meets Henry Halfway, and James Joyce is Dead and So Is Paris, for which she won a Barrymore Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical. She performed in Interact Theatre's world premier of Feast of the Flying Cow and other Stories of War and co-created and performed Madame Douce-Amere, a wordless duet at the 2005 Live Arts festival, which has been produced by 1812Productions for a month in October 2006. Emmanuelle, has taught Clown at University of the Arts and organizes her own clown workshops in Philadelphia. She currently teaches a 2 semester-Lecoq techniques Class at Temple University.
Spring 2008, Director
Sarah Sanford is an actor and director based in Philadelphia. A member of Pig Iron Theatre Company since 2002, she has performed in Shut Eye, The Lucia Joyce Cabaret, Hell Meets Henry Halfway (Obie Award, 2004), Love Unpunished, and 365 Plays/365 Days. Other Philadelphia credits include the Wilma Theater, the Lantern Theater, and BRAT Productions (where she alternated playing two different characters in a 24-hour version of The Bald Soprano). She also acts and directs in Toronto, and her original dance-theatre creation Appetite won for "Best Emerging Director" at the 2006 SummerWorks festival. Upcoming work includes Othello (Lantern), a new work by Norway's Jo Stromgren (Philadelphia Live Arts Festival, '08), and an '09 Toronto run of Appetite. Sarah is a graduate of École International de Théatre Jacques Lecoq.
Kym Moore is delighted to return to Swarthmore as a Visiting Professor this year, after numerous stints serving as an Honors Examiner for the Theater Department. She is a New York City native, who now resides in Westchester County. Regional and Off-Broadway directing credits include: Khmer Amerika at Here Arts Center; Outside, Black, and The Date at the Women's Project and Productions; Muses at the Boston Center for the Arts; for colored girls... at Penumbra Theater; Our Country's Good and Three Ways Home for ISU's SummerStage; and Cover (finalist) for the Samuel French One-Act Play Festival. Kym is an associate member of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, as well as a member of the Lincoln Center Theater Director's Lab. She is a graduate of the MFA Directing Program at the University of Massachusetts/Amherst, and currently teaches acting and directing at the Conservatory of Theatre Arts and Film at the State University of New York/ Purchase College.