Bullshit is an experimental cabaret. Talking shit with performative self care routines. Self soothing with video games and robo-dogs. Aerobics with a restorative Oprah led meditation. All in an active attempt to navigate us out of this endless loop of discomfort we’ve found ourselves in.
Written, Devised, & Performed by Hannah Kallenbach & Alexander Paris
Consulting Director Bryn Herdrich
Styling and Design Alexander Paris
Original Concept Hannah Kallenbach
Makeup Sterling Tull
Costumes Justin Torres
Machel Ross is a Dominican American director and creative collaborator based in NYC, who specializes in the development of new work and aesthetic world building. Regardless of medium, she’s invested in generating rigorous images, in support of framing stories to their fullest potential. She’s developed work with Aziza Barnes (NANA), Daniella De Jesús (Mambo Sauce), PigPen Theatre Company (Phantom Folktales), Ellen Winter (This House Is your Home), and directed the world premiere of Jeremy O. Harris’ Black Exhibition at The Bushwick Starr. She’s worked as an associate for Lileana Blain Cruz (Marys Seacole, The House that Will not Stand), Drew McOnie (King Kong), Lila Neugebauer (Mrs. Murray’s Menagerie, The Antipodes, The Wolves) and Annie Baker. Machel is a 2020-2022 WP Directing Fellow, a 2020 Sundance Theater Lab fellow, and a 2019 grant recipient of the Women’s Fund for Film, TV and Theatre for her short film Signs He Made at Home. BFA-NYU Playwrights Horizons Theater School.