Bringing the Arts & Community Together in Little Five Points
Laura Moody is the Founder of Peach State Collective, a creative consultancy specializing in events, communications, and fundraising. Laura has held positions with the Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs, Midtown Alliance, SCAD and was part of the team that initially opened MODA--the Museum of Design Atlanta. Laura is a member of the Urban Land Institute's Center for Leadership Class of 2016, has served as a member of the Atlanta Regional Commission's Millennial Advisory Council and is current member of the TransFormation Alliance's Creative Placemaking Committee. Laura has a BA in Art History from the University of West Georgia.
Little Five Arts Alive
Rachel Parish is a theatre director, installation artist, community organizer, festival director and educator. With specialties in directing, devising and dramaturgy for new plays, her work has taken place in the UK, Ireland, Beijing, Switzerland, the USA, Croatia, and Gabon, with support from organizations including Arts Council England, the Wellcome Trust and the Arts and Humanities Research Council. Recent original stage productions include Manifesting Destiny and Hellscreen (London, 2015). Rachel’s work contains a close attention to visual design and often incorporates original live music and rich choreography. Rachel trained in London at the prestigious invitation only National Theatre Studio Director’s Course. She received her MA with distinction from the Central School of Speech and Drama. In the USA she studied at the University of Georgia, with LaMama and the SITI Company, and is a graduate of the Lincoln Center Director’s Lab.