Exhibitions Schedule

Visual Art Performative Written

Thomas Demand. Room (Zimmer). 1996


Marie Cartier worked at Highways performance space, where she created Ballistic Femme. Pieces of this show have been presented in various ensemble performances. Cartier wrote and directed the successful When the First Two Hundred Letters Came, endorsed by Amnesty International and performed in Colorado, Los Angeles, Minnesota and Mexico. Other produced plays include: Break, Closer to Home, the award-winning Leave A Light On When You Go Out, Women and Men, and Open Season.

She premiered her one woman show, Blessed Virgin, at the Los Angeles Theatre Center January 1994. Excerpts were presented at the 1992 National Women's Theater Festival.

Cartier taught the first class ever offered in the country on the culture and politics of incest survival, "No More Shame," and at St. Mary's College in Moraga, California (formerly taught at UCLA).

She has performed in many venues, among them the National Women's Music Festival and the Institute for the Musical Arts in Bodega. She has written 8 screenplays and 5 of her stage plays were published through Dialogus Press.

For more information, contact Marie Cartier by e-mail at marie@mariecartier.com.


Copyright 2005 Marie Cartier. All rights reserved. Photo and animation by Lisa Hartouni: Marie Cartier in “How to Pick Up a Woman.”