I've added pictures from my most recent show "CREATION: Births of Mythlogy," performed at Valencia College. It closed yestrday. I'm incredibly proud of my students. I directed the design, but my students truly did the hard work perfecting the designs for the puppets, incorporating their unique artistry in everything the built. I was much more of a guide than a dictator :-)
What a whirlwind 2017 has been so far! Overall, I'm working with a giant handful of creative, brilliant, generous people. I'm incredibly blessed and inspired.
Some exciting projects coming up in October!
On Friday, October 14th, Phantasmagoria's annual Halloween show opens. I directed the puppetry this year. I'm very excited about it! You can purchase tickets and learn more here:
On October 15th, I am presenting a piece in Orlando's Creative City Project!
Led a lovely workshop at ATME on Thursday. In only 30 minutes, we learned how to reseach an object with attention to breath and movement quality. We spent special time on whenther the object follows you, you follow the object, or the object and you move together.
I'm incredibly thankful for the generous welcome I've experienced here. I'm feeling very loved and valued.
I am please to announce that I will be leading a workshop at ATME! I do not have the time yet, but it will be a puppetry workshop focused on devising from the perspective of object puppetry. I'd love to see you in Chicago!
This weekend the MFA theatre cohort at Towson University began the festival of our final performances. My show, Untitled #52 played on April 30th, and will play again May 5th and May 7th. Untitled #52 is an abstract exploration of mindfulness in America, and many moments explore Pablo Neruda's Poem "Keeping Quiet".
We are in tech week for our (The Towson University MFA Grads) thesis performances. We are each presenting original theatrical compositions that build on our course of inquiry during our time in grad school. I stared with an awareness of Ann Bogart, and have been also studying Robert Wilson and Ota Shogo. Needless to say, my thesis performacne features ensemble performance and slow, abstract movement. :-)
Here is a rehearsal video from two weeks ago. More videos to come - we've made so much progress!