MONSTRESS MESS is a Berlin based theatre collective created by Lucie Aron, Rebecca Scott und Judith Shoemaker.
Interested in human behaviours, intimacy, social issues with a certain fascination for outsiders.
Taking a look at the monsters of our messy world through a woman's point of view.
Rebecca Scott was born in Sydney Australia in 1988. She lived and studied as an actress in Sydney (Actors Centre), New York (Lee Strasberg Institute) and London (RADA) before coming to Berlin to study theatre directing. Whilst transitioning into directing in Sydney Rebecca completed directing internships at the Ensemble Theatre, Sydney Theatre Company, Sport for Jove and the John Bell Shakespeare Company. In the last 3 years she was granted directing internships working with Katie Mitchell at the Schaubühne Berlin and the Deutsches Schauspielhaus Hamburg, and with Barrie Kosky at the Komische Oper. She has also worked as an assistant director to Kim Hardwick of White Box Theatre Sydney, Erman Jones of the Berlin English Repertory Theatre and Glen Sheppard in Berlin.
In April 2019 she directed a production of Chekhov’s short play ‘The Proposal’ at Studio 800a Berlin.
Her next project is Strindbergs’ The Stronger at BrotFabrik Berlin in May 2020.
Judith was born in 1990 in Berlin to an American mother and British father She trained at Fritz Kirchhoff Acting School Berlin, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama London as well as the William Esper Studio in New York City. She worked for (amongst others): Vagantenbühne Berlin, Hebbel am Ufer, Deutsche Oper Berlin and starred in various films and commercials. She started producing films with a friend a few years ago and now also works in Platypus Theater’s production office alongside her acting.
Lucie Aron was born and raised in Paris where she attended the acting class at the Conservatory of the 19th Arrondissement, she also studied in parallel at the Regional Conservatory of Paris as well as the Art and Action theater school.
Upon visiting Berlin in 2013 she was cast for a feature movie, gaining further attention when she played in a movie winner of the Berlinale Best Script award 2014 (Kreuzweg, dir. by D. Brüggemann).Shortly afterwards she was signed to a talent management company which gave her the opportunity to perform in many main and supporting roles for Cinema and TV productions in german, english and french. In 2017 she was awarded as Berlinale Talents.