Twelve years of trying. Twelve years, on and off, with alternating bursts of hope and self-doubt. Twelve years of periodic wondering what I needed to do differently in order to be seen, to be received, to be wanted. I have been accepted to an MFA program in acting. Just this week, I got the official… Read More Finally.
A big thank you to those students who joined me for the first week of drop-in Viewpoints classes at Prospect Theater Project! I loved getting to explore Spatial Relationship and Tempo with you: watching you play and inhabit the room was really joyful. What was really beautiful to see was how quickly you formed an… Read More Drop-in Viewpoints at PTP: Week Two
I started what would be considered my first weblog back in my freshman year at CSU Stanislaus—seventeen years ago, in the early days of internet use by the masses. For a long time, I housed my thoughts on Yahoo’s Geocities webhosting, but I was not clever enough to save the months and months of “Daily… Read More Blogging and “Branding”
In the spring of 2002, my friend Kirsten Collins gave me a copy of Anne Bogart’s A Director Prepares: Seven Essays on Art and Theatre. I had heard of Anne and her theatre company, the Saratoga International Theatre Institute (SITI Co.), but this was my first exposure to her work. The book is wonderful, and… Read More Viewpoints: a philosophy embedded in a physical practice.