Born in 2000, Mad Cat Theatre Company's mission is to provide theatre that provokes its audience to reimagine its surrounding world. To promote debate by creating work that illuminates the darker regions of our mental and emotional landscapes. To sniff out and ultimately create brazen stories that explore the hypermodernity of society. Mad Cat Theatre Company is committed to deconstructing itself and its environment through original works, adaptations, multi-media, live music, dance, puppetry and poetry.
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In July 2015, a new concert series was for formed and called Mad Cat Live! These YouTube links introduced band members Brian Sayre, Jim Camacho, Steph Taylor and Darren Bruck.
A short clip from NOSTALGIA Part One: Skipper UpChuck. Directed by Paul Tei Written by Cliff Burgess & Paul Tei featuring Steve Anthony with original music by Gram Cartridge.
This photo features the Mad Cat Live band performing Black Sabbath's Vol. 4 in October 2017. Band members for this iteration included Darren Bruck, Steph Taylor, Erik Fabregat, and Nabedi Osorio.
Press shot of critically acclaimed production of Vaclav Havel's AUDIENCE and PROTEST. This production supported by the James L. Knight Foundation's Knight Arts Grant. Photo by George Schiavone, features company members Peter J. Smith and Noah Levine.
Press shot of the popular Mad Cat Live concert series performing Neil Young's On The Beach. Featuring Matt Corey, Erik Fabregat, Nabedi Osorio, Jim Camacho, and Darren Bruck. Photo by George Schiavone.
Mad Cat's award winning production of Annie Baker's Pulitzer Prize winning play THE FLICK. Our popular and critically acclaimed production was written up in the NY Times, nominated for a Carbonell and won a Silver Palm Award for Direction. Photo by George Schiavone.
Mad Cat's production of Centralia. Nominated for Best Ensemble, Carbonell Awards. Photo features Troy Davidson, Bonnie Sherman, and Steph Taylor.
Mad Cat Live!
The Mad Cat Live! chapter of Mad Cat presents a concert series performed by the Mad Cat Live! Band where classic albums meet a new generation of audiences. The band is made up of classically trained professional musicians that have studied at prestigious schools such as University of Miami and Beklee College of Music and make up local esteemed bands such as The State Of, The Mystery Tones and Jim Camacho Band. Previous performances include theatrical all-ages presentations of Black Sabbath Volume 4, The Eagles On The Border, Neil Young's ON THE BEACH, Harry Nilsson's THE POINT and Paul & Linda McCartney's RAM. Material made available courtesy of Global Music Rights,BMI, ASCAP and Warner/Chappell. This season Mad Cat Live! creates new material from company members Darren Bruck and Erik Fabregat.
NOSTALGIA: a film in two parts by Paul Tei & Cliff Burgess
The second installment in Mad Cats original new film series, NOSTALGIA Part 2, explores depression in the arts. How a once promising career takes a downward spiral for an artist when his mother passes away. The artist can't help but see his surrounding world thru the veil of depression and can't create without it traps. www.madcattheatre.org
Secretary / Vice Chair
University of Miami
Deborah L. Sherman
Associate to the Director
Peter J. Smith
This organization's financial statements were independently submitted and have not been verified by The Miami Foundation.