Hear Me Roar
A week to celebreate female creators! For International Women's Day, we are presenting a mixture of different types of art, all with one common denominator: they were created by female artists.
hear MY bIRTH | Mar 7th
The official launch of the festival
With special guests "Vaginas im Dirndl" | www.vaginasimdirndl.com
Hear My Story Part 1 | Mar 8th
An evening of staged scenes
hear my Music | Mar 9th
An evening of classical music composed by women from all over the world.
Guests Chanda Vanderhart, Johanna Lacroix and Anne Marie Sheridan.
Hear My Rhyme | Mar 10th
An evening of poetry and spoken word by contemporary female poets
hear my Laugh | Mar 11th
An evening of stand up comedy
Hear My song | Mar 12th
An evening of music from two contemporary artists
hear my Story Part 2 | Mar 13th
A very special edition of "A Drinking Game" to end the Festival! | www.adrinkinggamevie.at
When?Mar 7 — 13, 2020
- with music
Anne Marie Sheridan
Irish soprano Anne Marie is one of the founding members of Restless Ecstasy. She studied at the Conservatory of Music, Dublin, under the tutelage of Mary Brennan where she graduated with a Bachelor of Music Performance with First Class Honours, and received the Paul McNamara gold medal for excellence in performance. She completed her Masters in Voice at the Wales International Academy of Voice under the tutelage of Dennis O'Neill.
Roles include First Mother Dead Man Walking and Handmaiden Turandot (Opera Ireland), Fiordiligi Cosi fan tutte (Longborough Opera Festival on tour), Vitellia La Clemenza di Tito (Giornata Opera), La Contessa Le Nozze di Figaro (Zêzere Arts Festival), Helena A Midsummer Night's Dream (Co-Opera Co.), Angelica Suor Angelica (Hawaii Performing Arts Festival and Zêzere Arts Festival), Madame Silberklang Der Schausieldirektor and La Ciesca Gianni Schicchi (St. Paul's Summertime Opera), Mimi La Boheme (Verdandi Camerata), Frau Fluth Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor (Lyric Opera Studio Weimar) and Violetta La Traviata (Mediterranean Opera Festival).
She was a prizewinner at the Ballymena Feisceoil and the Feis Ceoil and reached the semi-final of the Inaugural Elizabeth Connel Prize for Dramatic Sopranos.
Anne Marie recently made her acting debut in an adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol with Open House Theatre Vienna.
CD credits include The Silver Hound: songs by Betty Roe
Alix Martin was born and raised in Los Angeles. She started her artistic career at a young age, attending the Lee Strasberg Theater & Film Institute and graduating from the prestigious L.A. County High School for the Arts. Alix continued her education at theUCLA School for Theater, Film & Television and the Professional Theater Training Program at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. She has worked with Obie-Award winning Theatre X, the Milwaukee Chamber Theater, Bialystock & Bloom and Open House Theatre, among others. Her favorite roles include Inez in No Exit (Nevermore), Malali in The Afghan Women (InTandem), Sorel in Hay Fever (Chamber Theater), Molly in Line (Theater X) and the title role of Miss Jessel in the world-premiere production of Quint and Miss Jessel at Bly (Theater X). She was most recentlyseen on the Vienna stage in The Eight: Reindeer Monologues as Dancer. Alix works as an actress and producer for theatre and film, a TV presenter, and as a voice-over artist. She joined the board of Open House Theatre in 2019 as the American Drama Representative
Maria Lohn received her acting training at the Konservatorium der Stadt Wien, as well as at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland through the Erasmus university exchange program and graduated with a BA in Acting.
After returning to Austria she performed at the Dschungel Wien, became an ensemble member of the Wiener Klassenzimmertheater and attended several theatre festivals. Three of her shows were nominated for the Stella Award. One of them won the Jury’s Choice Award at the Domino Theaterfestival Göttingen. Radio, Film and TV credits include: "Acting Up" (BBC Radio Scotland), "Es kann nichts passieren" (Silberne Diana for best short film 2014), "Straight to REM" (shortlisted for the Cannes Short Film Festival). She appears in the ORF TV-series "Altes Geld" by David Schalko as well as in the ORF/ZDF TV-series Soko Kitzbühel and the feature film "Life Guidance" by Ruth Mader.