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About Me

April Sigman-Marx is a neurodivergent, multi-regional actor, director, writer, and educator with a BFA in Musical Theatre Performance, an MFA in Acting & Performance Pedagogy and a teacher training certificate from MICHA: The Michael Chekhov Association.  Additionally, she is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA, the Dramatists Guild, Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE), Association of Theatre Movement Educators (ATME) and Theatre for Young Audiences USA (TYA-USA.)   

 

Fervent about individualized performance education, particularly amongst emerging artists—April formed youth performing arts academy & theatre company, Take the Stage Productions (2012 - 2019), taught Acting and Musical Theatre at California State University, Long Beach (2016 - 2019) and is a Founding Artistic Director of performance training program & Theatre Company, Thumbprint Studios (2020 - Present)

 

Specializing in new work development, April has created/ written, directed, produced and performed in several solo shows, web series, virtual productions, films & plays --Many of which focus on social justice issues.  She is a strong believer in creating the work you are interested in verses waiting for someone to give you permission to create.   

 

April creates to share the stories and characters swirling around inside of her, connect to her fellow humans, widen perspectives, delight and inspire. 

News

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Woman's Theatre Festival Conference presentation

Topic: Pedagogy of Empowerment

Panelist: April Sigman-Marx, Jaina Alexander & Victoria Melkonyan 

July 15th, 2021 at 1pm EST

 

Click HERE for Tickets

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Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference presentation

Topic: Keep it Local: Re-Centering the Arts Around the Community

Panelist: April Sigman-Marx, Jenny Lamb, David Kersnar, Peter Friedrich 

August 6th, 2021 at 2:30pm EST

 

Click HERE for more info

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Prints Unedited podcast

Co-Host: April Sigman-Marx 

Available anywhere you listen to podcasts

Click HERE to listen

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READ Article on The Whorl: 

The Bias of Acting Technique

by: April Sigman-Marx

Shoutout LA interview

July 12, 2021

Click HERE to read

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