After 8 intense weeks of rehearsal, research, and development, Cleo DeOrio and I are proud to present our MFA Thesis, an exploration of Clown and Melodrama entitled “Visions of A Crying Girl.” The show will play for four nights as part of the annual Thesis Festival at Dell’Arte, along with three other shows created and performed by the MFA Class of 2019. Continue reading Visions of A Crying Girl @ Dell’Arte – 2019/05/16 – 2019/05/26
I’m excited to be performing a brand-new act as my signature clown character, Giuseppe Macaroni as part of an upcoming benefit for the incredible non-profit Clowns Without Borders. Continue reading Giuseppe Macaroni @ Clowns Without Borders Benefit – 2019/04/06
I’m excited to be performing a new “Baby Powder Naked Man” cabaret act at Dell’Arte International’s annual “Keep the Fires Burning Cabaret”, Friday & Saturday, March 22 & 23 in Blue Lake, CA. Photo by Kaitlyn Samuel. Continue reading “Ananas Comosus” @ Keep the Fires Burning Cabaret – 2019/03/22 & 2019/03/23
I’m thrilled to be giving a FREE 3-hour lecture / workshop on Butoh Dance at Humboldt University’s 25th Annual Social Justice Summit.
Date: Saturday, March 2, 2019
Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm Continue reading “Exploring & Expressing Our Roots Through Butoh Dance” Lecture / Workshop at Humboldt State University (Arcata, CA) – 2019/03/02
This week I’m excited to be performing Citizens of Nowhere at the Festival Internacional de Teatro Universitario (FITU) at Theatro UNAM with my MFA cohort from Dell’Arte International. We’re in the top 4 finalists for our category and are looking forward to competing in this prestigious international competition. Continue reading “Citizens of Nowhere” at Teatro UNAM – 2019/02/12 (Mexico City, Mexico)
My MFA Cohort at Dell’Arte International has just been invited to perform our original tragedy Citizens of Nowhere at the UNAM Teatro International Theatre festival in Mexico City, this coming February 2019.
We are very excited about this opportunity and are looking for help raising funds to get us there! Please take a look at our Go Fund Me page, share, and contribute if you can. Continue reading Get us to the UNAM Theatre Finals!
Friday, December 21, 7pm – 10pm (3 hours)
Saturday, December 22, 2pm – 6pm (4 hours)
at Synapsis Nova, 212 G Street, Suite 102, Eureka, CA 95501
Friday night will feature a somatic journey of relaxation and awareness, coupled with exploration of the Japanese concept of ‘ma’ (間 – the space between things). We’ll finish with some free-dancing on some thematic prompts.
Saturday will feature more partner-based relaxation and awareness work, followed by play with Butoh Dance techniques new and old and the devising and performance of group and solo dances to celebrate our new-found emptiness and the potential therein. Continue reading Celebrating Empty: Butoh Workshop (Eureka, CA) 2018/12/21 & 2018/12/22
I’m excited to be choreographing some Butoh Dance for the upcoming Macabre Cabaret at Dell’Arte International in Blue Lake, CA on October 19 & 20, 2018. Featuring the talents of Idit Kichinovsky, Hannah Shaka, Cleo DeOrio, and Melanie Schauwecker. Continue reading “Crimes in the Madhouse” at the Macabre Cabaret
$100 each or $175 for two + shipping from Blue Lake, California.
These commedia half-masks are made from paper-mache, spackle, gesso, and acrylic paint. They are sealed on the inside and outside to protect them from sweat and humidity. They are designed to fit most faces and the fit can be easily altered by the wearer with the use of foam padding.
These masks designed and created by Jordan Rosin are inspired by the designs of his mask teacher Bruce Mars and intended to play as zanni, or lower-class servant types. Continue reading Commedia Masks for Sale!
I’m excited to be performing pieces from my new repertoire of Butoh Burlesque cabaret acts back in my former hometown of New York, NY. I’ll be sharing the stage with some of the incredible artists of SHINKA / Ren Gyo Soh as part of the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. Continue reading Butoh Burlesque @ SHINKA Charity Cabaret for World Wildlife Fund – 2018/07/22