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Original Theatre/Music pieces (writing/composing/directing)

BODY WITHOUT BONES written by Mimi, composed by Matthew Goldsby with Mimi

A reading with music at Skylight Theatre, 2015, directed by Julianne Just and

starring John Allee, O-Lan Jones, Anna Mathias and Jessica Rao.  2015

 

THE MUSIC MEDICINE SHOW (excerpt) performed at Sudio Stage Theatre L.A.

starring Marianne Lewis, Roxanne Mayweather, Natalie Fryman, Karry Keiko

Carnahan, Tony Gonzales, Chris Acuff, Cade Parenti and T.R. Krupa.  

Nick  Fryman, pianist. MB Gordy, percussion. 2015

 

Sisters In Peril Reading Series at Altadena Library, 2015:

MOTHER MORPHINE written and performed by  Mimi.  Featuring Rick Casorla.

CONVERSATIONS WITH THE WATER MAN written and directed by Mimi.

Starring Laurie O'Brien, Matias Ponce  and Melinna Bobadilla.

CRONES written and directed by Mimi. Starring Lily Knight and Anna Mathias. 

 

First Annual Summer Reading Series at The Culture Project, NYC

CRONES written and directed by Mimi. Starring Mimi Lieber and June Gable

 

Jazz-influenced solo PIANO ALBUMS ~ 2014

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Indian chant -influenced ALBUM ~ 2012

THE BRIDGE OF ETHERS ~ Mimi Seton vocals, MB Gordy percussion

 

CONVERSATIONS WITH THE WATER MAN ~ reading at The Actor's Studio, NYC. 2012,

directed by Darrell Larson, starring Lisa Barnes, Alex Suarez and Raquel Almazon.

 

THE ABDUCTION OF LADY WEN CHI ~ reading with music at The Japanese American National Museum co-produced by Judy Soo Hoo, starring Jennifer Paz, Orville Mendoza, Randy Guiya and Kerry Keiko Carnahan, etc.   Written and composed by Mimi Seton with arrangements by James Peterson.  2006.

 

Prior to 2006

 

BLUE CORRIDOR created by Mark Bringleson, written and composed by Mimi, produced by Jon Rivera at Playwrights' Arena, L.A.  Winner of Best Music Awards from local press

THE TROJAN WOMEN  adaptation (lyrics, from the Jean-Paul Sartre translation) and music composition ~ CBS TV lot, Directed by Michael Arabian. LA Ovation Award nominee for Best Adaptation

GOOD PERSON OF SEZUAN  music composition, music direction, lyrics by Mimi.  Samuel Beckett Center, Dublin.  Directed by Lily Susan Toddd (for the Trinity College graduating class in the BA in Theatre program)

SUPPERMAN written by Mimi. A commision from  the  Museum of Science and Industry, L.A

SEE BELOW MIDDLE SEA  created, composed and directed by Mimi.  Mark Taper Forum's  Taper, Too prodcued by Madeline Puzo at the John Anson Ford Theatre, Los Angeles

WAZO WAZO  created and composed by Mimi. Directed  by Tony Abatemarco and Jan Munroe, Produced by Susan Lowenberg of LA Theatre Works with Rene Auberjonois

BRAIN HOTEL co-written, co- composed and performed by Mimi.  Directed  by Tony Abatemarco, produced at the Cast Theatre by Gary Grossman and later by Sandra and John Brice.   Winner of Best Writing, Best Acting and Best Music awards for Mimi  from L.A. Weekly and Dramalogue  newspapers and the New Directions In Theatre award from LA Weekly

SIR VIVAL'S SWEEPSTAKES co-written and co-composed by Mimi for the  Jaques D'Amboise Dance program at Mark Taper Forum.  Artistic director of the project was Tony Abatemarco.

SCHWEYK IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR  Accident Theatre L.A.,  Directed by  Tony Abatemarco.

Mimi was an actor in the ensemble and composed her own solo to sing in the show.

SCHOOL TALK co-written by Mimi for the Mark Taper Forum's Improvisational Theatre Project. Dir. Peter Brocius. She also coposed her own solo to sing in the show

DREAM GUMBO  co-written by Mimi.  Berkeley Stage Co.

WOMEN SING BRECHT  co-creator,  Theatre of Mann, S.F.  Dramaturg: Susan Lyne.

 

CONCERTS of Mimi's music have been performed at The Gardenia Club for EQUITY FIGHTS AIDS, the Los Angeles Theatre Center, The Odyssey Theatre, Tonto and  Dietz (produced by Susan Dietz)  and Studio Stage Theatre in L.A.   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AYE AYE AYE OY VEY (a one-person show written and performed by Danya Schwartz) .  Mimi co- directed the piece for Beyond Baroque in L.A. 2014

THE FEVER  (a one-person show written by Wallace Shawn). Performed by Mimi at Lauderdale House, London;  the Center for the Victims of Political Torture in London;  Festivale du Theatre Anglophone, Paris and in private homes in Amsterdam. Directed by Eve Pearce

FRANKIE AND JOHNNY AT THE CLAIRE DE LUNE   Directed by Mimi  at Espace Douze, Paris.  Starring Jesse Joe Walsch

LA GEOGRAPHIE DU DESIRE   Fanny. Directed by Tony Abatemarco at the Theatre Grevin, Paris

PRIVATE LIVES  Amanda.  Directed by Judith Burnett at Theatre Tour Tour, Les Halles, Paris

AN EVENNG WITH MARLENE  Music Director.  White Barn Theatre, Westport, CT. Starrng Salome Jens

GHOSTS The wife (lead) Burbage Theatre L.A.  Written and directed  by John O'Keefe.  Mimi won 2 Best Actor awards from local press.

THE LUCKY NUGGET SALOON  Diamond Lil (lead).  The musical was initially  mounted to present to Michael Eisner for his approval before assigning it as a regular feature of the then-new DISNEY FRANCE.  Mimi sang the female lead in the presentation for Mr. Eisner.   Directed by Jay Smith.

GREEN CARD   Ensemble. Written and directed by Joanne Akaleitis with the actors. Mark Taper Forum.  

The ensemble:  Jesse Borrego, Rosalind Chao, Dana Lee, Jim Ishida, Jessie Nelson, Alma Martinez, Josie Kim, Jorge Gavan, Ray Birke, Castula Guerra and Mimi

SCHOOL TALK and GUNS Mimi was a anctor in The Improvisational Theatre Project, Mark Taper Forum. Directed by Jack Bender in GUNS and Peter Brocius in SCHOOL TALK. Producer: Philip Himberg.

The acting ensembles included:

Forest Whitaker, Larry Wilmore, Socorro Valdez, William Dennis Hunt, Michael Arabian, Victoria Lewis etc.

BREW HA HA Improvisation company.  Company member.

THE ODD COUPLE  Cecily Pigeon.  Starring Sherman Helmseley of The Jeffersons. Directed by Stockton Briggle.  Mimi and Nancy Lenehan played the Pigeon sisters.

THE IMAGINARY INVALID  Beline.  Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. Directed by Michael Murray and

R.G. Davis.

MESSINGKAUF DIALOGUES  Various roles including the Galileo singer.  Directed by R.G. Davis and Carl Weber (of the Berliner Ensemble).   Epic West in Berkeley, CA.

GOOD PERSON OF SEZUAN   The Third God.  Directed by Andy Doe at Berkeley Stage Co. 

CALENDAR TALES by Brecht  Various roles including Yvette from Mother Courage.  Directed by R.G. Davis at Epic West

THE UGLY DUCKLING  The Duckling.  Lunchbox Theatre at Berkeley Repetory., Directed by Rena Down

ROYAL GAMBIT  Anne Bolyen, The Legion of Honor theatre, San Francisco. 

VOICES  Erin.  Written by Susan  Griffin.  Directed by Rena Down.

THE PETRIFIED FOREST;  MISANTHROPE;  DRACULA : A MUSIAL NIGHTMARE, COMEDY OF ERRORS, CHARLIE'S AUNT  Actress-singer with Berkeley Repertory Theatre.  Directed by Doug Johnson 

MACBETH, THE TEMPEST, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING   Lady MacBeth, Ariel, Beatrice ~ The National Shakespeare Co. Directed by Philip Meister.

 

 

                         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANIMATION ROLES for several TV series, at: 

Disney, Dic Studios, Hanna-Barbera, Antenne Deux, Magma Films Galway,  etc.

 

TITLE ROLES IN CARTOON SERIES (both boys) in two European animated series:  

KIMBO,  and the long-running,  VIKI THE VIKING.

 

GUIDE TRACKS and VOICE PRINTS for: 

Helen Hunt, Kathy Bates, Sally Kellerman, Mae West, Katherine Hepburn

 

COMMERCIALS & INDUSTRIALS for:

Bank of America, Clorox, Datsun, Dior, Miss Dior, Orlane, Phyto Laboratoires, Maybelline, Lancome, Guinness, Starburst Ice Cream, Jane Fonda's Workout, Universal Studios, Renault, TVs Bloopers and Practical Jokes,  The Tracy Ullman Show,  Real People, etc.

 

DUBBING over 100 roles (Paris)  including: 

Catherine Deneuve, Marie-Christine Barrault

DIRECTING ANIMATION:  

NORMAN NORMAL;  FLIPPER,  etc.

Mimi has also directed voice recordings for independent films, actors' demos or 'maquettes', etc.

 

      

FORENSIC RISK ALLIANCE, Paris   Teaching English to non-Anglophone business executives

PRIVATE ENGLISH CONVERSATION & WRITING - Paris 2018-19

PUBLIC SPEAKING in English - executives from Microsoft Ireland

SCREEN ACTORS GUILD OF AMERICA: TEACHING ACTORS WHO WRITE

PEARL STUDIOS NYC ~ Voice workshops gratis to the public 2012-13

U C L A EXTENSION  ~ Finding Your Voice, 2003-2006

VOICE MADE VISIBLE in L.A ~ Song Performance,  2000 - 2007

NATIONAL THEATRE OF IRELAND  ~ Singing/Song performance workshops 

TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN ~ 3 years  (monologue work, voice over and singing

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN M.A. IN THEATRE PROGRAM (substitute one semester for Kevin Crawford) 

ARTS INITIATIVE OF NORTHERN IRELAND (acting and singing)

DUBLIN SCHOOL OF ACTING (acting ~ the actioning system,  singing)

UNIVERSITY OF PARIS ~ 3 years  (Improvisation for the actor; theatre devising; scene work)

ECOLE MEROUZE PROFESSIONAL ACTORS SCHOOL PARIS (Improvisation for actors)

JACQUES D'AMBOISE DANCE PROGRAM at the MARK TAPER FORUM

LEE STRASSBERG INSTITUTE (accent reduction for foreign students)

MARK TAPER FORUM'S I.T.P. (teaching Theatre techniques to teenagers)

ATLANTIQUE TV PRODUCTIONS PARIS (dialect coach)

STUDIO GROUP THEATRE LOS ANGELES (Voice for the Actor) 

STAGES TRILINGUAL THEATRE  (Experimental Voice workshops)

 

 

 

VOICE MADE VISIBLE

 

Mimi had her own vocal performance training program which she ran in L.A. from 2000 to 2007.  At the end of each 10-week training course, students performed with top musicians from well-known bands including:

 

Louis Durra  ~ pianist with Louis Durra Trio

Nicholas Fryman ~ Anne Margaret's pianist

Matt Gordy ~ Aretha Franklin band

M.B. Gordy ~ Dooble Brothers; Rita Coolidge Group

Chazz Frichtel ~ Michael Mc Donald band

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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