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Marguerite Mathews is Founder and Co-Artistic Director with Greg Gathers of Pontine Theatre located in Portsmouth, NH. Created in 1977, specializing in small intimate chamber performances using gestural theatre, puppetry, toy theatre and storytelling, Pontine has presented over fifty original works in hundreds of New England communities performing in non-traditional spaces, senior centers, art galleries, libraries and museums.
Marguerite has been President of the National Movement Theatre Association, editor of Movement Theatre Quarterly, Panelist at the National Endowment for the Arts, is a two-term New Hampshire Artist Laureate, and was presented with the Lotte Jacobi Living Treasure Award at the 2013 New Hampshire Governor’s Arts Awards.
The word pontine is derived from the Latin pontus - a bridge. In psychology, pontine is a process, a connection activated in sleep; a bridge over which dream images travel.
The Green Shay Video Clip: https://vimeo.com/527895175
From Pontine Theatre's latest production, based on a 1905 novel by Maine author, George Savary Wasson. Based on the legend and lore of Kittery, Maine which is located just across the Piscataqua River from Marguerite's home base in Portsmouth, NH.