Special Jury Award @ World Fest Film Festival 2012 for Liz Un-Caged
Margo Stutts Toombs is a performance artist, internal humorist and filmmaker. She has performed in a variety of venues including –
* Bitch is Ready for Tea - video and performance "bitch off"
* Hyde Park Theatre, Austin, Texas- FronteraFest 2013
* Super Happy Fun Land - Houston Fringe Festival 2012
* Frenetic Theatre in the Houston Fringe Festivals 2009-2011
* Barnevelder & Diverse Works -- Fieldworks Showcases
* Some cheesy sports bars
* Anywhere people will shut up and listen
Margo’s poetry has been published in –
* Untameable City: Poems on the Nature of Houston - Mutabilis Press
* The 2011 Texas Poetry Calendar
* Love over 60: An Anthology of Women’s Poems
* Archway Gallery anniversary chap books
In addition to web-commercial videos and videos to enhance her performances, Margo has received a few awards for her serious work:
Music video - *Let Love Be the Change* screened at Arts in Action Saturday, August 20, 2016
Music video, Hope in my Veins (https://vimeo.com/134895239) won a silver Remi award at WorldFest Film Festival, 2016. Screened at the Gulf Coast Film and Video Festival, 2016.
The video, How Did We Get from There to Here, screened at the Gulf Coast Film and Video Festival, 2016. This video is part of the collaboration *The Lover's Eye*. https://medium.com/@pmneist/the-lover-s-eye-1790afba8bef#.xdxn9zpqq
Music video, Liz’ Song
* Best music video – Bayou City Inspirational Film Festival – Houston
* Second place (music video) My Hero Film Festival – California
* Selected for screening at the Glen Rose Film Festival
Short documentary, Liz Un-Caged
* Special Jury Award – WorldFest International Film Festival, Houston, 2012.
* Best Student Project in the Gulf Coast Film & Video Festival, 2012
* Two videos, starring jhon r stronks, played at the show at The Barn - All of a Sudden! An impromptu pop-up evening of
dance and performance with Muscle Memory Dance Theatre and "there...in the sunlight" Contemporary Dance.
* The short video, Prisoner of Love, screened at the Salon de Refusés - BlueOrange Art Gallery, 2013 and the Gulf Coast Film Festival, 2014.
A Day at Work
* Played at the Aldine ISD Technology Conference, 2013
* Won Best Digital Story in the Category of Art (Teacher Level) - Storytelling Digital Contest / North American University, UT- San Antonio, University of Houston.
* Received an Honorable Mention at the My Hero Film Festival, 2015
Contact Margo if you would like to chat about ways her writing, performance, voice & speech coaching, or filmmaking skills can enhance your professional or artistic endeavors. For information about speech, voice and presentational skills training, check out Margo's speech/language pathology website.
Bitch is Ready for Tea screened at the Gulf Coast Film and Video Festival (2015)
Let Love Be the Change - music video with Jaunetta Cooper / won a Silver Award at WorldFest in Houston, Texas 2017
Margo Stutts Toombs