Throes Theater is a drama-desk nominated, Brooklyn-based company working with music and film. Since its founding in 2012, the members have explored many performances ranging from experimental gallery showings to street performances and more traditional two-act plays. We have collaborated with numerous contemporary composers, bands, and singers. Recently, Throes was part of HERE ARTS CENTER's summer sublet series, and was awarded a residency at La Mama Umbria International.



Alexandra Zelman-Doring’s plays have been presented at The Flea Theater, Access Theater, The Edinburgh Fringe, 59E59th, Dixon Place, and HERE Arts Center, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and soon The New Ohio Theatre. She is a recent winner of the Financial Times/Bodley Head essay prize, and first prize winner of the Glascock poetry prize. She teaches at NYU’s graduate Film program.


Jeffrey Landman is a co-founder of Throes Theater. Born in England, he graduated from Brown University with a degree in Architecture and English. His architectural and sculptural work has been featured in group shows at the Rhode Island School of Design, Winchester College and Brown University. After completing his Moon-Hammock, a large-scale public installation along the Providence shore-line, he was invited to participate in the RISD Architecture thesis show. His poems and theoretical writings have been published in a number of journals and in two limited edition artist’s books, The Counterfeiter and Dolmen. While at Brown he edited The Round, a quarterly journal of contemporary literature in conversation with the past. He has been awarded grants from the Brown Creative Arts Council and the Narragansett Bay Committee. He currently lives and works between Rhode Island and New York where he has completed several private architectural and sculptural commissions. His first solo show recently opened at Tracy Williams Ltd.   



Marie Godeau is a co-founder of Throes Theater. Born in Paris, since 2007, Marie studies acting at Michael Howard studios with Moscow art theater veteran Polina Klimovitskaya. She was a member of “Terra Incognita” Theater company before joining “Throes.” Recently she appeared in the short film “Sincerely” directed by Richard Vallejos, and played the role of Emile Zola in“To Hold an Apple” at 59 East 59th’s East to Edinburgh festival, before performing for a month at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She has translated numerous plays and poems into French, including “To Hold an Apple” and “Act Before You Speak.”




Mark Strand

Timothy Simonds

Ian Harris

Adolfo Doring