Rae Red is a multimedia performer who debuted their play Red is Real (Red Ballad) at Towson University in the fall of 2021. They have performed all over the continental U.S. and their work has been selected at various film and stage festivals. They were a Performance Fellow at Elsewhere Museum, where they installed two permanent installations Red Zone and STUFFED: A Puppet Porno. Rae has been an AIR at Art Farm Nebraska, a recipient of a Kaplan Foundation Research grant, and a Maryland State Arts Council grant. While at MacDowell Rae worked on a new performance, I am Ghost and So Are You, a multimedia play examining personal and inherited trauma. It examines secret, ignored, and partially imagined queer history through a playful adaptation of spiritualist ideas of the 1840s.
Rae Red worked in the New Hampshire studio.
New Hampshire Studio, originally named Peterborough Studio, was given to MacDowell by Mr. and Mrs. William Schofield, Mrs. H. A. Chamberlain, Mrs. Andrew Draper, and Miss Ruth Cheney. The studio was renamed in 1943. The Gilbert Verney Foundation established an endowed maintenance fund in 1990, and a bequest in memory of MacDowell Fellow Victor Candell underwrote the…