MARA RICHARDS BIM is the founder of Cry Havoc Theater Company, an adjunct faculty member at Eastfield College, and a frequent consultant for Dallas ISD’s Department of Theatre and Dance.
Her Dallas directing/devising credits include Cry Havoc’s Babel, Sex Ed (2018), A History of Everything, The Great American Sideshow, Shots Fired (co-director), Shut Up and Listen! and The (out)Siders Project. She has been commissioned by the University of North Texas to create a new documentary/verbatim theatre piece which will premiere in February 2019. The Memory Project will weave together first-person narratives collected from senior citizens in assisted living facilities.
Mara is also the recipient of a 2018 Special Projects Grant from the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs for the public art installation, "The Cenotaph". In September 2018, the DFW Theatre Critics awarded a Forum Award for Best New Play to Babel as well as a special citation for “conducting thorough research and creating compelling verbatim drama.”
Mara Richards Bim
Cry Havoc Theater Company
8350 N. Central Expressway
Dallas, TX 75206