Alexis Macnab is a director and devisor of new plays emphasizing the intersection of kinetic and visual media in service of challenging assumptions about form and genre in the live arts. Clips included in this reel come from Chamber Shakespeare (2017), Sonnets to Orpheus (2016), The Fasting Girls by Amanda Jane Shank (2015), Family Happiness by Leo Tolstoy (adapted by Macnab, 2016), Exquisite Mistake (based on The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James; adapted by Macnab and company, 2014), Honest Ghosts (adapted by Macnab from Shakespeare's Hamlet, 2013) Rabbit in the Blue by Amanda Jane Shank (2013), The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James (adapted by Macnab, 2012), Gods by Vladimir Nabokov (adapted by Macnab, 2011), The Little Prince (adapted from the novel by Antoine de Saint Exupéry by Cummins and Scoullar, 2011), and Shipwreck (2009).
Including excerpts of the following works: Belonging in the USA: Stories from our Neighbors, Michael D McCarty Dir. Airelle Nobile, Undone commissioned by Director Corina Maritescu for her Alfred P. Sloan Foundation supported short film "Undone", Sleepless commissioned by The Music Center; music videos "Loser" by Julien Moon, "The Killing Moon" and "All Just for You" by Erica Glyn; Horse Parts 1-3 - shown at Automata gallery in L.A.'s Chinatown, Laura's Dream part of the Rabbit in the Blue online project developed by Macnab and playwright Amanda Jane Shank.
All animation by Alexis Macnab
Excerpts of the following animation projects:
Belonging in the USA web series - directed by Arielle Nobile; Undone - directed by Corina Maritescu; Loser music video by Julian Moon - Warner Bros. Music; The Killing Moon music video by Erica Glyn; All Just for You music video by Erica Glyn; aHorse Parts 1-3 - shown at Automata gallery in L.A.'s Chinatown, Laura's Dream part of the Rabbit in the Blue online project developed by Macnab and playwright Amanda Jane Shank.
Original project sound; original sound design by Alexis Macnab; and additional sound by Royalty Free Music from Bensound