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ExPats Theatre in partnership with the National Museum of Women in the Arts

The Sculptress

by Marilyn Millstone

Zoom Reading

May 4, 2022

1 to 2:30 pm


Watch our ExPats Theatre Zoom reading of scenes from the award-winning play, “The Sculptress” by playwright Marilyn Millstone. The production deals with the life of the extraordinarily gifted artist Camille Claudel, once student and lover of famed French sculptor Auguste Rodin. It starts with Camille as an older woman “imprisoned” in a mental institution where she has spent the last 30 years. She is visited by Spanish painter Remedios Varos who is sent by Camille’s brother Paul and has a plan to get her out. It is an intriguing semi-historical play about the power of friendship, the fine line between eccentricity and madness, and the passions that fuel the creation of great art.


Featuring Laura Candela as Remedios, Sasha Olinick as Paul, and Karin Rosnizeck as Camille, with stage directions by Yvonne Paretzky.


From the 2011 Fells Point Corner Theatre premiere of The Sculptress,

with Stephen Aleksander, Yagmur Muftuoglu, and Karin Rosnizeck.

Photos by Ken Stanek.

D.C. Theatre Scene Profile

In this media profile by Keith Loria of DC Theatre Scene, Karin Rosnizeck discusses her vision of an internationally-oriented theater and why she started ExPats Theatre.

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Kojo Nnadmdi Interview (WAMU)

In her interview with Kojo Nnamdi of WAMU radio, Karin outlines why D.C. needs more theatrical productions that improve intercultural understanding and her goals with ExPats Theatre. You can listen to the audio below or read the transcript here at https://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2019-09-24/ex-pats-theatre-company

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Expats Theatre Founder Karin Rosnizeck is a theatre artist who has performed in numerous shows around D.C. With ExPats, she has directed Surfacing, Einstein’s Wife, Pankrac ’45, and Christmas Eve. Karin has translated several German language plays into English and brought several contemporary international plays to DC. Before coming to the US, she worked for more than a decade in transatlantic relations and cross-cultural dialogue. She holds an M.A. in American/English and French Literature from the University of Stuttgart in Germany. In 2021, she was named by DC Metro Theater Arts as one of DC’s top performers for her role in Pankrac ’45.

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