Jude Treder-Wolff is a writer/performer, singer, storyteller creative arts psychotherapist and Applied Improviser. Her new solo storytelling show, developed with coaching by Kevin Allison, was selected for the Speak Up! Rise Up! storytelling festival and performed on Tuesday Aug. 15, 9:30 pm at The Connelly Theater 220 E 4th St New York City New York City New York 10009. She has been a featured storyteller on shows all over NYC, including Talk Therapy, Now You're Talking, Take Two Storytelling, the live RISK! show and podcast - "The Help" on the BEHIND THE MASK episode, "be here now" on the TURNING POINTS episode, and "Winter storm" ON THE 2013 Christmas Day episode, Prose of Pie storytelling show in Tarrytown, NY and onstage at The Moth. She offers Transformative Storytelling workshops for therapists, educators, health care providers, and a wide range of organizations in New York and around the country, and created a teen storytelling project in Iowa with Tina Bakehouse, Communications and Outreach Director for the Golden Hills Resource Conservation and Development Center. Her solo storytelling show Crazytown: my first psychopath was selected for the 2013 Midtown International Theater Festival and the 2012 Chicago and San Francisco Fringe Festivals. Crazytown has been performed at The Pit-The Peoples Improv, Actors Theatre Workshop and Broadway Comedy Club in NYC, The Charles B Wang Center at Stonybrook University, The Examined Life Conference at the Carver College of Medicine at The University of Iowa, and The Conservatory NJ. In collaboration with composer Wells Hanley she co-wrote the songs that set up each stage of the game in (mostly) TRUE THINGS. See videos and find out more at www.judetreder-wolff.com.
As a cabaret/comedy artist she performed solo shows at Danny's Skylight Room, Rose's Turn, Laurie Beachman Theater, among others in New York City, Vail-Leavitt Music Hall and The Charles B Wang Center at Stonybrook University on Long Island, and venues around the country, including Ovations in Houston, TX and Artspace in Santa Fe, NM. Improv training includes: musical improv at The Magnet Theater, completed training to Level 5 at The Pit, intensives with Gary Austin and at The New School in NY. She studied storytelling with Kevin Allison at The Pit and Story Studio in NY.
She speaks and presents on the topics of improvisation, creative thinking, storytelling and comedy for organizations and conferences around the country. Her blog Lives In Progress explores the role of creativity in 21st century life, and her company, Lifestage, Inc, designs and implements personal and professional development workshops that are creative, action-oriented and research-based. She is published in the International Journal of Arts & Psychotherapy, Music Therapy Perspectives, Psychodrama Network News, as well as numerous websites, and has been interviewed for articles that appeared in local and national publications and websites, including New York Newsday, Chicago Tribune,. Chicago Sun-Times, LA Times, Orlando Sentinel, Women's Day, and the New York Daily News.