Wandering Bark Theatre Co. is a New York City based group founded in 2011, dedicated to exploring and adapting classical theatre, highlighting the universality of its themes with bold and experimental productions, often incorporating live music, multi-media design, original text, and stylized physicality.
Co- Artistic Directors
JOSEPH MITCHELL PARKS & Valerie Redd
JOSEPH MITCHELL PARKS
With Wandering Bark Theatre Company: Short Life of Trouble, The Seagull, Othello. New York Theatre credits include: Titus Andronicus (New York Shakespeare Exchange), Much Ado About Nothing (Secret Theatre), King Lear, Henry IV, A Midsummer Night's Dream (Shakespeare NYC), The Soldier Dreams (Theatre East). U/S National Tour of Romeo and Juliet (The Acting Company). Selected Film and Television credits include: The Sonnet Project (#115), Gossip Girl, Blood Night and North Crossing. Joseph made his directorial debut with Hedda (Gabler). Company member of Theatre East and Shakespeare NYC. Member AEA. Artistic Associate for The Acting Company.
With Wandering Bark Theatre Company: Hedda (Gabler), Short Life of Trouble, The Seagull, Othello. New York Theatre credits include: The Tooth of Crime (Columbia Stages), Richard III (Shakespeare in the Parking Lot), Christopher Marlowe's Chloroform Dreams (The Red Room), Eye of God (Theatre Row), The Wonder (Theatre Row). Regional Theatre credits include: All My Sons, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Metamorphoses, You Can't Take it With You (Mary Moody Northen Theatre). London Theatre: La Dispute (London Soho Theatre and Edinburgh Fringe). Film credits: The Dog Walker, Never Here, Just One Cup, Nouvelle York, Sins of the Father, Shaking. Writing credits: Othello (Adapter), Short Life of Trouble (Creator/Writer/Adapter), The Witches (Writer/Adapter). Valerie made her directorial debut with The Witches. Member AEA. Training: St. Edward's University B.A. Theatre Arts (Physical/Devised Theatre), The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art One Year Postgraduate Classical Acting Conservatory