Residency Dates
  • Jul 2nd 2009 to Jul 12th 2009

Los Angeles’ based writer/director whose signature works fuse
music, movement and text. She is the founder of L’Atelier Arts and
a 2008 Rockefeller Multi-Arts award- winner. Madden was Associate
Artistic Director of the Mark Taper Forum from 1993-2005 and
Producing Director of Performing for Los Angeles Youth at Center
Theatre Group from 1999 to 2007.

Recent works: Rock,
Paper, Scissors- a silent comedy
Childsplay in Phoenix, AZ.; Surf
developed in residencies at
UCSD, the Getty Villa and Oregon Shakespeare Festival; Worth
public reading at the Pasadena
Playhouse and Angels Gate. Madden also directs new plays and
musicals, dance-theatre and opera at venues such as the Music Center
of Los Angeles, John Anson Ford Amphitheatre, Universal Studios
Hollywood, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Arts, The Public
Theatre in New York, Actors Theatre of Louisville as well as
educational and community based organizations. Madden received Los
Angeles’ Women in Theatre’s Rainbow Award in 2005 for her
commitment to diversity and was recently awarded a 2009 graduate
fellowship in the Creative Writing Program at USC. Madden has been a
guest artist or adjunct faculty at UCSD, UCLA, University of
Washington, and California Institute of the Arts and an advisor to
the Kenan Institute for the Arts in North Carolina and to the Getty