directing/devising

Twelfth Night, or What You Will by William Shakespeare

Northwestern University, MFA Thesis Production, February 2018
“You can’t be loved for who you are until you are who you are.”

Our ensemble-focused and collaboratively created production focused on the façade of the theatre and the masks we wear every day that keep us from getting what we really want.

YOUAREHEREYOUARE: An Empathetic Event
devised by Alli Engelsma-Mosser, Jeffrey Mosser, Brendan J. Mulhern, & Sophia Tyler Shrand


Quasimondo Physical Theater, April 2021
“Finding digital empathy in analog joy.”

We broke through Zoom’s fourth wall to jump start friendships, create communion, throw facial dance parties, and realize that we all have amazing stories to share.

QuasimondoTHREADS

Quasimondo Physical Theatre, Summer 2020

An international Zoom series of physical and immersive theatre pieces for the ensemble-curious. Featuring interviews with the original creators including:
Theatre X, An Interest in Strangers
Pig Iron Theatre Company, Lizardbrain Chekhov
Ontroerend Goed, Fight Night

How May I Connect You? Or, Scenes in the Key of D:\ devised by The Ensemble

Project: Project Theatre Ensemble, Boston Center for the Arts, September 2013
Based on interviews with people ages 17-70 about their relationship to technology.

T: An MBTA Musical by Melissa Carubia & John Michael Manship

American Repertory Theatre Club Oberon, Summer 2013 & ImprovBoston Summer 2012
An immersive musical romp about Boston’s best and worst transit line.

What Are You Doing Here? by Max Mondi & Jeffrey Mosser

Project: Project Theatre Ensemble, The Democracy Center, November 2012
“On my honor I will do my best to do my duty to my sister’s roller derby team even if she said she wasn’t going to be home tonight.”

Site-specific and immersive.

Shiver: A Fairytale of Anxious Proportions by Nina Louise Morrison, Cecelia Raker, Louise Hamill, Alli Engelsma-Mosser, & Jeffrey Mosser

Project: Project Theatre Ensemble, Boston University Boston Playwrights Theatre, June 2015
“If you fall in love with ‘can’t’, ‘can’t’ cant love you back.”

What connects the Brothers Grimm, their obscure story, and a phobic folklorist? Fear, love, and the distance between both.

Theatre for Two: The Wedding Party by Zach Chotzen-Freund & Jeffrey Mosser

Actors Theatre of Louisville, Intermezzo Cafe, March 2010
A wedding(-gone-awry) reception hosted at the Intermezzo Cafe. Five tables, ten audience members at a time.

Site specific & immersive.

Turtles by John Greiner-Ferris

Boston Public Works, Boston Center for the Arts, November 2014
A family clings together in the presence of Jesus’ second-coming.

Crime and Punishment by Curt Columbus and Marilyn Campbell

Northwestern University, MFA Lab Series, March 2017
A 90-minute psychological pressure cooker of Dostoevsky’s classic.

Ghost Bike

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Selig-Joseph-Folz Amphitheater, July 2021
“How far would you go to bring back the one you love?”

44 Plays for 44 Presidents by Genevra Gallo-Bayiates, Andy Bayiates, Chloe Johnston, Sean Benjamin, & Karen Lynn Weinberg

Bad Habit Productions, Boston Center for the Arts, November 2011
A Neo-Futuristic race through the mythology of the American presidency.

Social Justice Hip Hop Music Videos

Hip Hop Lead Project — A collaboration with Milwaukee Repertory Theater and community partners in the Amani neighborhood.

Created for the Coalition on Lead Emergency — an organization dedicated to eliminating sources of lead contamination in the city of Milwaukee. These PSA-like music videos were created to inspire civic action and provoke change.

Hip Hop Voting Videos

A collaboration with local musician and producer, Q the Sun to inspire new and disenfranchised voters to take action in the 2020 election.

Shepherd Express, “Young Artists Create Music for Voter Turnout” Download