Victoria Bugbee is an multimedia artist who moves freely between playwriting and performance, film and video and creative design. The award winning playwright/filmmaker is known for creating audience interactive performances and likes to stage her plays in unusual places
Her new feature film "Out of State - A Gothic Romance," is in the works and a crowd funding campaign is on the way. She co-wrote the screenplay with her late cousin Charles Bugbee and Bugbee and her team are making the film in Charlie's memory. It stars Sarah Moliski, Caroline Winterson, James Nester and introduces Avery Ryder Turner in his film debut.
Play include the following:
"The Gas Station Project" was staged at Overseas Autobody Shop,
"Life and Death With Business In Between" took place in a store window
"Laundry" later titled "Boxer Shorts" was staged in a laundromat
"The Vacation:Worlds of Desperation" unfolded in an urban parking lot.
Her Commissions and Awards include:
Creative Time and Lincoln Center Out Doors commission to write and producer
"A Surreal Soap Opera - Toxic Waste Meets Resortland."
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship for Playwrighting to expand a one act play.
"Life and Death With Business In Between."
Bureau of Cultural Affairs, City of Atlanta - 3 Artist Initiated Grants to write and produce
"The Atlanta Trilogy - 3 One Acts. "Murder," "The Vacation" and "Boxer Shorts"
New York Foundation for the Arts Fiscal Sponsorship to promote a new play worldwide
"The Gas Station Project"
RiverArts and Arts Westchester Staged Reading of "The Gas Station Project"
Other Film and Video Productions:
Bugbee has worked with Bill Marpet and Andy Biskin at B Productions of New York producing commercials, video walls, trend reports, TV segments, and image pieces for the fashion and beauty industries. With George Warren she designed the CGI trailer for David Cronenberg's movie "Videodrome," at Digital Effects. She worked with cel animator Doros Evangelides, National Video Center and at George Parker Productions
Her feature articles on film and video have appeared in American Cinematographer, Backstage, Millimeter, Computer Pictures, Videography and Sequence.
Trained as a visual artist her one woman show of mural size pastels was dubbed "KABOOM" by the New York Times. The traveling exhibition explores Chinatown USA and its incredible tradition of fireworks.