Performance, education, and collaborative research for health, justice, and community-building.


Marie Garlock • • 1 (919) 607 5533

Hi, I’m Marie—I’m based in Durham, NC, US. I absolutely love to travel regionally and globally for meaningful work, so please do reach out! References available for keynotes, workshops, residencies, project design and other professional advising, on a range of health communication, arts, and community-collaborative initiatives.

Funding and Tax Deductible Donations

Tax deductible donations for helping to produce and tour Flipping Cancer and other It is In You projects can be made online or by mail through sponsoring 501c3 HeartSpace Spiritual Resources. 

Note "It is In You" or "Flipping Cancer" in subject line. Please also mark your address if you would like a tax deduction letter documenting your donation. Thank you to Rev. Stacy Grove for this sponsorship, and thank you for your support!

John Kessy, Founder and CEO of  White Orange Youth,  with Marie Garlock, of  It Is In You  in Moshi, Tanzania, 2018

John Kessy, Founder and CEO of White Orange Youth, with Marie Garlock, of It Is In You in Moshi, Tanzania, 2018

Clients of It Is In You Programming

African American Dance Ensemble

Alliance of Carolinians Together Against Coal Ash

Atrium Health - Levine Cancer Institute

ArtPlace America - The Lilies Project 

Association for Clinical Pastoral Education

Breast Cancer Action — National Center for Health Research and USA Patient Advocacy Network

Cancer Centers of North Carolina

California State University at Fresno

Carolina Friends School

Center for Human Rights and Rehabilitation - Malawi

Debby Warren Consulting

Dickinson College

Doris Duke Creative Campus Initiative

Duke University (Global Health curricula)

Florida International University, Miami Beach Urban Studios

Forward Together and NAACP NC Moral Movement

Halle Cultural Arts Center - Egg in Nest Studios

Harland’s Creek Film Productions 

HeartSpace Spiritual Resources

Hueism Pictures Film Company

Human Rights and Global Health Conference - University of Dar es Salaam, Alliance Francaise/Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

InterPlay and Body Wisdom, Inc.

Justice Theater Project

Lineberger Cancer Center UNC 

Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern 

Louisiana State University

Nautanki Performance Project India

NAACP NC - Coal Ash Waste, Health Access, Voting Rights and Racial Justice projects

Network of Biblical Storytellers

New Life Homes Kenya

North Park University - Conflict Transformation Program

Ohio University - Communication for Development and Social Change Global Conference

Oral History Association (US)

San Jose State University

Stacey L. Kirby art at Ackland Museum, Dorthea Dix SEEK, 21C 4Freedoms, NCGA HB2 Sit-In

Swain Studios, Institute for the Arts and Humanities at UNC Chapel Hill - The Process Series, War and PTSD Projects

Theater Delta

Triangle Interfaith Alliance

UNC Center for AIDS Research  

Liaison for Health, Faith, Arts Initiatives

HBCU, Legislation, Voicing Wisdom Projects

UNC Healthcare, UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Programs in Health and Allied Sciences

UNC Chapel Hill College of Arts and Sciences

African, African-American, and Diaspora Studies

Department of Communication

Campus Y

Sonja Hanes Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Upward Bound Program 

University of Nairobi - Program in Oral Literature

US Commission on Civil Rights - Southern Region

Wake County Public Schools 

Well of Mercy Monastery

White Orange Youth Tanzania


Worship Programs of

Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

Episcopal Church of the Advocate

Pullen Memorial Baptist Church

St. Francis United Methodist Church

St. Joseph's CME Church

Triangle Interfaith Alliance

Yavneh Jewish Renewal

Youth Organizing Institute