I am currently raising funds for the next iterations of Object of Her Affection and Model Killer: Giant Crimes & Tiny Cover-Ups. If you’d like to support my work you can make tax-deductible contributions through Fractured Atlas: https://shar.es/1N035T
On September 2nd, 2016, I finished my tenure at the Puppet Slam Network (PSN), which I co-founded in 2005 with Heather Henson and through support from her production company, Ibex Puppetry. As PSN coordinator for just over a decade, my work focused on cataloguing, connecting, supporting, and generating awareness for evenings of short-form puppetry for adults.
On June 8th, 2014 Trish Sie’s short film – Not Alone, which I puppeteered in, was screened for a 2nd time Brooklyn Academy of Music. Not Alone, the official music video for Ben Taylor’s song, follows a lonely sock who searches everywhere for a soulmate.
On October 26th, 2013, Trish Sie’s short film – Not Alone, which I puppeteered in, had it’s premiere at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Not Alone, the official music video for Ben Taylor’s song, follows a lonely sock who searches everywhere for a soulmate.
On October 25th, 2013, Julie Brown’s Homecoming Queen’s Got a Musical, a musical-theatre show based on her 1983 music video, Homecoming Queen’s Got a Gun) opened at the Cavern Club at Casita del Campo in Silverlake, Los Angeles. For Homecoming Queen, I made a humanette puppet used by Drew Droege as Debbie Dickey, the homecoming queen. I also performed an assortment of characters.
For the August 30, 2013 edition of Julie & Maria Witch Hunters at iO West, I was a back up dancer for Julie Brown’s Vague and Party In My Pants. Continue reading “Julie & Maria Witch Hunters 8/30/13, LA (performer)”
For the March 31, 2013 edition of UnCabaret at AuLac in downtown Los Angeles, I was a backup dancer in la Frida Loca, a parody of Ricky Martin’s Livin’ la Vida Loca, with Julie Brown singing as Frida Khalo.
On January 28th, 2013, The Portland Press Herald briefly covered my work with the Puppet Slam Network as part of a larger story on Blainor McGough, curator of King Friday’s Dungeon in Portland, ME.
In the Spring of 2012, The Puppetry Journal ran a substantive cover story on the world of puppet slams, featuring my work as co-founder of The Puppet Slam Network and my interviews with puppet slam artists. The Puppet Slam Network fostered connections for independently produced puppet cabarets, so that puppet artists knew where they could perform, venues could find puppet artists, and audiences could enjoy an intimate, tactile, and compelling form of entertainment. Continue reading “The Puppetry Journal (Press)”
On September 2011 – I began a series of informational blog posts on the Puppet Slam Network website that addressed topics related to organizing evenings of short-form puppetry and object theatre for adults. Topics included: the significance of puppet slams, puppet slam history, the future of slams, sources of inspiration, working with a fiscal recipient, learning from fabulous failures, advice on hosting and performing in slams, self promotion, and how to get the most out of the Puppet Slam Network.