Chosen Productions is a production company founded by Austin Parker and Zoe Rico-Beaubien, the Writer/Director and Artistic Director of the original production of 'The Chosen Ones'. Chosen Productions is based in the pairs' hometown of Grapevine, TX as well as New York City where Austin resides. The company focuses on producing original works that are completely student directed/written/performed. Chosen Productions hopes to give a voice to the next generation of theatre creators and bring the opportunities that the founders had during their high school theatre careers to students all over the United States.
MEET THE FOUNDERS
Austin Parker, Co-Founder
Austin Parker currently lives and studies Theatre at Marymount Manhattan College in New York, NY. He is the writer and director of 'The Chosen Ones' and of 'Legendary: A New Adventure'. Austin graduated Grapevine High School in 2018, the same year 'The Chosen Ones' premiered. He looks to 'The Chosen Ones' as responsible for showing him his passion in writing for the stage and looks forward to continuing his work in both Texas as well as New York and around the world.
You can hear about his pointless day on Twitter (@austinskyparker).
Zoe Rico-Beaubien, Co-Founder
Zoe Rico-Beaubien is a 2020 graduate of Grapevine High School and a soon to be freshman at Missouri State University. Her love for Theatre began when she was the Artistic Director for co-founder Austin Parker's original play, 'The Chosen Ones'. The show changed her life and showed her what it truly takes to be a part of this industry.
As an incoming member of the BA/BS Theatre program, she will be pursuing her degree with an emphases in Technical Theatre and Design. She hopes to one day open her own theater that produces shows written and directed by students to give them the opportunities she was lucky enough to have.
THE CHOSEN ONE CAN MOST OFTEN BE, WHO YOU LEAST EXPECT.