Staging the Non-Human Character: Animal, Alien, or Architecture (Symposium / Streaming)

Saturday, January 22, 2022, I discussed the creation and development of Object of Her Affection at a symposium, Staging the Non-Human Character; Animal, Alien, or Architecture with Maria Camia, Nick Lehane, Basil Twist, and moderator, Dr. Paulette Richards. The symposium, part of the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival streamed at on HowlRound.

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Love Lost and the Enchantment of Objects by Jacki Apple (essay)

On November 2, 2018, Jacki Apple wrote Love Lost and the Enchantment of Objects, a critical essay on my performance, Object of Her Affection, for Fabrik in her column, Peripheral Visions: Perspectives on Performance, Media and Culture.

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Foundation for Contemporary Arts (support)

photo: Rafael Hernandez

On August 14, 2018, Object of Her Affection and its performances at Automata as part of LAX Festival became the recipient of The Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant.

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Richard E. Sherwood Award Finalists

The 2017 Sherwood Awards Winners
Hana Kim, Marsian De Lellis, Gina Young at Center Theatre Group, Los Angeles, California, 2017, Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging

On October 17, 2017, Center Theatre Group announced three finalists in the Richard E. Sherwood Award, which included Gina Young and Hana Kim, and myself.

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2015 Jim Henson Foundation Grant (support)

Photo: Rafael Hernandez

In 2015, Object of Her Affection was the recipient of a Project Grant from the Jim Henson Foundation.

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OBJECT OF HER AFFECTION to Play REDCAT, 7/30-8/2, BROADWAY WORLD

Photo: Steve Gunther

July 22, 2014, Broadway World covered Object of Her Affection’s run at REDCAT for the NOW Festival.

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OBJECT OF HER AFFECTION Runs this Weekend at Automata, BroAdway world (7/15/2014)

Object of Her Affection, REDCAT NOW Festival, 2014, Photo: Steve Gunther

On July 14, 2014, Tyler Peterson covered Object of Her Affection in Broadway World. Object of Her Affection is a solo object and puppet-based performance art piece centered on a woman, who in her search for true love develops intimate relationships with inanimate objects.

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