Founded in 2009 as Machine Theatre, XOXO is a collective of artists/creators who develop original performance in and around Charlotte, NC. Our work is romantic and dynamic, musical and strange. XOXO is committed to radically altering the profile of contemporary theatre in the Southeast and beyond, the continued development of creative vision through ensemble training, and creating magical engagements both playful and rigorous.
XOXO artists past and present:
Kadey Ballard, Ashby Blakely, Caroline Bower, Che Busiek, Tiffany Bryant, Karina Caporino, Nicia Carla, Laura Scott Cary, Veda Covington, Jeremy DeCarlos, Jon Parker Douglas, Jordan Ellis, Justin Evans, Dylan Gilbert, Chris Herring, Ethan Holtzman, Sarah Ingel, Kelly Joey,Jennifer Jordan, Maf Maddix,Amanda Medina, Lillie Ann Oden, Glynnis O'Donoghue, Jose Posada III, Jon Prichard, Annabelle Prince, Bill Reilly, Will Rudolph, Jon Slaughter, Peter Smeal, Todd Stewart, Biniam Tekola.
XOXO is led by Founding Artistic Director Matt Cosper. Kadey Ballard serves as Director of Training.
Founded as Machine Theatre By: Robert Haulbrook, Barney Baggett, Carlisle Kellam ,Barbi Van Schaick, and Matt Cosper