Asylum, a site-specific immersive performance about women, writing, and madness developed over 2 years. Part 3 of The Muse Trilogy. The Ice House, Phoenix. November 2013.
The Sun Serpent, a two-year (2010-2011) devising project with Childsplay by playwright José Cruz González and composer Daniel Valdez. Premiered at the Tempe Center for the Arts in October 2011. Remounted at Mixed Blood Theatre, featured performance of the Second’s Festival in Minneapolis, MN. February 2014. For more information, visit www.rachelbowditch.com
Unreal City: Remixes of the Arizona Landscape in collaboration with Verbobala and SonicAnta.
A new devised work-in-progress. Phoenix Art Museum. April 2011.
The Ophelia Project: A Poetic Portrait of the Lives and Writing of Virginia Woolf, Anne Sexton, and Sylvia Plath. Three-year script development November 2006 – April 2009. World premiere produced by Arizona Women’s Theatre Company, April 2009. Taliesin West Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation in collaboration with the Taliesin Architecture apprentices. Philadelphia Live Arts/Fringe Festival, Media Bureau, Philadelphia. September 2008. Phoenix Fringe Festival. Space 55, Phoenix. May 2008. Work-in-Progress. Lyceum, School of Theatre and Film, Arizona State University. April 2008.
Arcana. Downstairs Series, Ontological Hysteric Theatre. New York City. August 2002. Original devised work. Directed and produced by Rachel Bowditch.
A Woman’s Place by Susan Riskin. HERE Performing Arts Center, New York City. April 2001. Directed by Rachel Bowditch.
Mastaba. American Living Room Festival, HERE Performing Arts Center. New York City. July 2000. Original devised work. Directed and produced by Rachel Bowditch.
City of Bells: An Adaptation of Allen Ginsberg’s Poetry. HERE Performing Arts Center. March 2000. Original devised work. Directed and produced by Rachel Bowditch.
Public Art Performance Installations
Abraxa: Multi-media window installation and performance. INFLUX 5. Scottsdale Public Art and EMERGE 2015. ASU Museum Brickyard. December 2014. Juried.
Memory Room: A Performance Installation about Women, Writing, and Memory. IN FLUX 3 Scottsdale Public Art. Marshall Way Gallery District, Scottsdale. March-June 2013. Juried.
Public Art Commissions and Invited: Atmospheric Site-Specific Performances
Transfix: 1996 to Present
Spectrum: 2008 to Present
Aurora: Painted Desert