The theater’s founders aimed to create an authentic art form from women’s experiences.
Martha Boesing, a playwright, theater director, producer and performer, holds an M.A. in English literature from the University of Wisconsin. Among her many theater credits are the Minnesota Repertory Company, Moppet Players (later the Children’s Theatre), the Firehouse Theatre, Heart of the Beast Puppet Theatre in the Twin Cities. She was a founder of the Earth Family Theatre (Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Minneapolis), and worked at the Academy Theatre in Atlanta before returning to Minneapolis to co-found At the Foot of the Mountain Theater with her husband, Paul. She now lives in Oakland, California.