Casting

As is congruent with my somewhat involuntary, ongoing hobby of writing a perhaps endless stream of cover letters from a place of cheerful detachment, I finished up another one today! This university position is particularly appealing in its adherence to the liberal arts tradition as a bastion of positive social change, and so inspired a…

Out loud

I enjoy performing at open mic nights, perhaps even more so than when I used to set up actual shows.  Though being in a proper band did include the fun of making fliers and crafting merchandise (usually finger puppets and gingerbread men each adorned with the band name), the featured-act quality of enterprise didn’t quite…

Attendance

This era of ubiquitous cellphones presents a distinct problem for the performance-based artist.  I’ve always viewed the point of the performance to be the mutual creation of felt energy : formed by all present experiencing the movements and sounds, occurring and occupying a specific moment and place. Once the glow of the screen is held…