Marcie Rendon is a citizen of the White Earth Nation. Her script, Sweet Revenge has been chosen to be performed as a staged reading in the Oklahoma Indigenous Theatre Company’s 2020 New Native American Play Festival. With four published plays she is the creative mind of Raving Native Theater. She creates and curates community created performance such as TPT Public Television’s Art Is…CreativeNativeResilience featuring three Anishinabe performance artists, June 2019. bring the children home... was produced four times in 2015-at the MN Fringe, at the Boise Forte Community Celebration, at Centennial Lakes School Native American Awareness evening and at Migizi. Rendon was dramaturg for 38 by Rob Thomas at the History Theater in 2013. In 2012, she staged a reading of Mark Rolo's Buckskin for the Bride, Minneapolis. Rough Face Girl was the premier show at American Indian Repertory Theatre, Lawrence, Kansas. 2008. A l998 recipient of the St. Paul Company’s LIN Grant to "create a viable Native presence in the Twin Cities theater community" she is also a previous Playwrights' Center Jerome Fellow. Rendon's playwriting "is funny and meaningful, with a humanity that doesn't shy away from the many textures of life, from the mundane to the spiritual to the unpleasant and hilarious and tragic."
The McKnight Foundation has named Affliated Writer Marcie Rendon 2020 Distinguished Artist, to honor a Minnesota artist who has made significant contributions to the state’s cultural life. Rendon, member of the White Earth Nation, is recognized for her vast body of written works. Full announcement.
Rendon's script, Sweet Revenge has been chosen to be performed as a staged reading in the Oklahoma Indigenous Theatre Company’s 2020 New Native American Play Festival.