Isaac Bush is a theatre practitioner specializing in devised and conceptual live performance. Born in Muskegon, MI and based in New York City, Isaac's work has been seen across continental USA, Europe, and China. His primary focus on imminent topical issues is created alongside a group of international collaborators and produced in site-specific spaces. As an instructor, Isaac regularly teaches professionals and students alike within a movement-based framework to begin their devising processes.
Bush is the Artistic Director of SMPL MCHN and The Circle Theater of New York.
"My projects reflect the interconnectedness of our human condition. The issues of focus must be articulated by the voices best representative of those issues. I prioritize sharing my incubation and production processes with diverse and multifaceted artists from a wide spectrum of backgrounds and life experiences."
Bush is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London, Hope College in Holland, MI, the British-American Drama Academy, and the GLCA New York Arts Program.
Writer GEORG BUCHNER; Editors ISAAC BUSH + ALEX DEMERS; Director ISAAC BUSH; Music FREE ADVICE; Lighting SARAH GOSSES; Set ANNE ALLEN GOELZ; Costumes HOLLY CAIN
FLASH FLASH BANG BOOM
Writers THE ENSEMBLE: SLOAN BRADFORD, ISAAC BUSH, SCOTT TOWNSEND FREEMAN, SARAH GOSSES, BRANDON TYLER HARRIS, TESS HOWSAM, ERIN MCGUFF, CRAIG NEWMAN, CLAIRE TYERS; Directors ISAAC BUSH + CRAIG NEWMAN; Music DANIEL WEISS; Lighting SARAH GOSSES; Set ANNE ALLEN GOELZ; Costumes HOLLY CAIN
Writer + Choreographer ISAAC BUSH; Director CRAIG NEWMAN; Music ANTHIME MILLER; Sound HOEKSEMA; Lighting SARAH GOSSES; Set ANNE ALLEN GOELZ; Costumes HOLLY CAIN; *2017 winner for OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHY at the New York Innovative Theater Awards
TRAIL OF CRUMBS
Adapted from HANSEL & GRETEL by Grimms; Concept ISAAC BUSH + ANNE SIMON; Writers THE ENSEMBLE: CARLY BLANE, SLOAN BRADFORD, ISAAC BUSH, SCOTT TOWNSEND FREEMAN, CAITLYN GOLDIE, ANNE SIMON; Director ANNE SIMON; Music Score ANTHIME MILLER; Additional Music ISAAC BUSH; Lighting KATY ATWELL; Set ANNE ALLEN GOELZ; Costumes HOLLY CAIN