Nessa Norich, 2020

Nessa Norich is a director, writer and performer making film and theater. Her work has shown at Joe’s Pub, the Edinburgh Fringe, the New Orleans Fringe, the American Dance Festival and the British Film Institute. Recent: Acting in the online reading of Diana Oh’s My H8 Letter to the Great American Theater. As a queer white Ashkenazi Jewish artist, she seeks to communicate and translate the complexities of identity by juxtaposing fragments of personal history, tradition, myth and ancestry. During Emerge, she was writing a film that assembled documentation of Shelter in Place with the Genesis narrative of the Great Flood.