MS PAOLINI & FRIENDS (JPP)

Ms. Paolini & Friends (JPP) is an ensemble created and directed by performance artist, theatre maker and comedian,  Patrizia Paolini. The ensemble has been working on observations about identity and female comic performance,  while resisting the’ showgirl’ stereotype of contemporary cabaret and other forms of spectacle comedy has adopted. The ensemble aims to be the backdrop or stimulus for collective authorship, cross-disciplinary practice and political critique.

Members & collaborators:

Buddleia Maslen is a performer from Hackney. She trained at Fourth Monkey and has been a part of JPP’s Ms. Paolini Phantasmagoria Cabaret for three years.

Nauen Park  is a performance artist and dancer. She worked as a dancer in the Hans Contemporary Dance company in Seoul. After moving to London, she graduated at Goldsmiths University with an MA in Performance Making where she focused her research on the language of movement. She has a strong passion for improvisation and expressing herself through movement and with the use of various mediums like photography, video and a diverse range of live performances. She has performed with JPP for the last 2 years.

Kieron Jecchinis was born in England. He is an actor known for Full Metal Jacket (1987), Coriolanus (2011) and Jack Ryna: Shadow Recruit (2014). He is the latest addition to JPP.

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