About

Andrea Mock

Howdy and welcome! I don’t know how you found my website but it’s awesome you’re here.

Currently, I live in Berkeley and  hard at work with my director, Leonard Pitt, performance consultant, Mark Kenward, and show developer, David Ford, of The Marsh adapting my work-in-progress novel,The Moby Dick Diaries, as a solo show for the

Yes to Everything Theater Festival, San Francisco, Saturday May 13 and Friday 19

and

Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival

August 17–August 27, 2017

Artist Bio

Born and bred in the farming community of Porterville, CA, ANDREA MOCK has received four grants for her creative work from the Flora and William Hewlett and Zellerbach Foundations. From 1996 to 2002 as writer-in-residence as the Speakeasy Theater, MOCK penned and performed plays and solo shows: First Time, Brain_In_A Box, Jane Austen in Berkeley and Age of Enlightenment. In 2015 MOCK funded by a grant from ODC SF, crafted choreography using novel-writing techniques. The resulting pieces went on to win ODC San Francisco’s “Take 5” choreography competition. One of the pieces became the basis for THE MOBY DICK DIARIES finale, Call Me Ishwhale.

Other  Writing, Performing, Choreography                               

I’ve been a regular guest artist for Terrain Dance and Theater Collective at Dance-a-rama performances at Eighth Street Studios and performed excerpts from THE MOBY DICK DIARIES performed for the Jump! Series (2013) ATLAS showcase (2013) San Francisco Theater Festival (2009), the Society for Children’s Writers and Illustrators conference in Virginia City, Nevada (2009), Works in the Works at Eighth Street Studio (2012), and Berkeley Community Media Public Television Station (aired November 2012).

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