Ensemble work

Mary is a founding company member of Applied Mechanics, a radical, experimental art collective in Philadelphia. She is an associated artist with The Bearded Ladies Cabaret, and the percussionist for The Bandits, a feminist kweerpunk band.

The Bandits -- OMG Marie Curie

The Bandits -- OMG Marie Curie

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For over 10 years, Applied Mechanics has been making experimental, immersive performance that creates community in radical, nurturing ways.

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bandits is a kweerpunk timetraveling mischief machine making music on lenape land in so called philadelphia. click to listen

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Queer cabaret invading spaces all over Philadelphia and beyond.

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A quickchange comedy about the filming of Jaws on Martha's Vineyard created and performed with playwright Sam Henderson and actor Robert Daponte.

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A twisted modern retelling of Dostoevsky's The Brother's Karamazov, premiered at the New Ohio and currently being adapted into a film.

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