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Directing

The Sun Serpent, a two-year devising project with Childsplay and playwright José Cruz González, composer Daniel Valdez, media designer A
dam Larsen, and set designer Carey Wong.

Conducted three week-long devising sessions (March 2010, August 2010, and December 2010) with the designers and the Childsplay acting company. To premiere at the Tempe Center for the Arts in October 2011 followed by a national tour. Featured in American Theatre.

 

Unreal City: Remixes of the Arizona Landscape in collaboration with Tucson-based media and sound artists Verbobala and SonicAnta. Work-in-progress presented at the Phoenix Art Museum, April 1st for opening of the Phoenix Fringe Festival.

 

The Ophelia Project: A Poetic Portrait of the Lives and Writing of Virginia Woolf, Anne Sexton, and Sylvia Plath

Three-year script development November 2006 – April 2009

 

Phoenix premiere produced by Arizona Women’s Theatre Company

Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation

In collaboration with the Taliesin Architecture apprentices Daniel Dillow and Huiee Wong. Installation art by Saskia Jorda and Simon de Aguero.

April 2009. Invited.

 

Philadelphia Live Arts/Fringe Festival

September 2008. Refereed.

 

Phoenix Fringe Festival

May 2008. Invited.

 

Work-in-Progress

April 2008. Lyceum, School of Theatre and Film, Arizona State University

 

Arcana

        Downstairs Series, Ontological Hysteric Theatre. New York City. August 2002.        


Mastaba

        American Living Room Festival 2000, HERE Performance Art Café. July 2000.


A Woman’s Place by Susan Riskin

        HERE Performing Arts Center, New York City. April 2001.


City of Bells: An Adaptation of Allen Ginsberg’s Poetry

        HERE Performing Arts Center. March 2000.

        Skidmore College, 1998.


Spectrum: A New Site-Specific Urban Interactive Performance (2008 to Present)
     

      Mesa Festival of Creativity, Mesa Art Center.
      Mesa, Arizona. March 2012.

      Narcisse New Year’s Eve Celebration. Invited.

      January 2011. Scottsdale, Arizona.

 

      Spectrum: Community Waterfall

      Soleri Bridge Dedication and Inaugural Ceremony with the Mayor of Scottsdale

      Commissioned by Scottsdale Public Art, December 11, 2010.

 

      Spectrum: Sunset Ritual (VIP invite only preview party)

      Commissioned by Scottsdale Public Art, December 10, 2010.

 

      NightActs 2: Arizona State University Art Museum.

February 2009. Invited.

 

First Friday and the Phoenix Fringe Festival

May 2008. Invited.

 

Transfix: On-going Site-Specific Urban Interactive Performance (1996 to Present)

 

      Mesa Festival of Creativity, Mesa Art Center.
      Mesa, Arizona. March 2012.

      Narcisse New Year’s Eve Celebration. Invited.

      January 2011. Scottsdale, Arizona.

 

      Unreal City video/photography shoot.
      Part of Herberger Research and Development Grant  

      Bisbee, Arizona.

      February 2011.

 
      Unreal City video/photography shoot.
      Part of Herberger Research and Development Grant  

      Gleeson Mines, Courtland, and Pearce, Arizona.

      October 2010.

 

      Scorpius Dance Gala Performance. Invited.

      Phoenix Theatre, Phoenix.

      April 2010.

 

 Transfix Retrospective: 1996-2010 in collaboration with Verbobala, SonicAnta, Saskia Jorda, Chris Loomis, and Simon De Aguero. Self-Produced.

      Multi-media Performance Installation.

      Monorchid Gallery, Phoenix.

      April 2010.

 

      Fashion Rules. Invited.

      Neiman Marcus. Scottsdale, Arizona.

      March 2010.

 

Video/Photography Shoot. Self-Produced.

Imperial Dunes, California.

February 2010.

 

The Art of Maintenance: Scottsdale Canal Fish Herding. Commissioned.

Commissioned by Scottsdale Public Art. January, 2010.

With 25 performers and 400 ft of white silk in collaboration with SRP.

 

Where the Sidewalk Ends. Invited.

Photographed by Chris Loomis.

Phoenix, Arizona.

May 2009.

 

SMOCA Nights. March 2009. Invited.

      Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art.

 

      Phoenix Fringe Festival Pilot Project. Invited.

Opening Night Performance Gala. May 2008.

Space 55, Phoenix.

 

Sound in the Ground. March 2008. Invited.

      Mesa Center for Contemporary Arts.

 

      NightActs 1:Arizona State University Art Museum. Invited.

February 2008. Collaboration with Jake Pinholster.

 

      Bell Rock, Sedona and Sunset Point Film/Photography Shoot. 
      Sedona, Arizona.   March 2007.

      Starving Artists Ball 2005. Angel Orensanz Foundation. October 2005.


      Performance Studies International #11. 
Brown University, Rhode Island. April 2005.


      The Kitchen Street Fair 2004. The Kitchen. 
New York City. Sept 2004.


      The Unconvention: American Theatre Festival. 
 
      Abingdon Theatre, New York City. September 2004.


      Howl Festival 2004. 
Tompkins Square Park, New York City. August 2004.


      The Kitchen Street Fair 2003. The Kitchen.
  New York City. Sept 2003.


      Philadelphia Fringe Festival 2003. 
      Independence Mall, Rittenhouse Square, and Philadelphia Art Museum.
      September 2003.

      The Busking Bonanza 2003. Tompkins Square Park, New York City. 2003.


      New York International Fringe Festival 2002.
      
Bethesda Fountain, Central Park, Grand Central and Times Square. August 2002.

      The Busking Bonanza 2002.  Tompkins Square Park, New York City. 2000.


      GenArt Summer Arts Festival 2001. 
Puck Building, New York City. July 2001.


      Synchronic Hosted by DJ Spooky (Weekly Event). 
Lunatarium.
      Dumbo, New York City. 2001.


      New York International Independent Film Festival. 
     
Madison Square Garden, New York City. March 2001.


      Arras Museum of Art. Arras, France. 1999.


      Evening of Transfix. Skidmore College. Saratoga Springs New York. 1998.


      Feast for the Senses. Skidmore College. Saratoga Springs, New York. 1996. 

 

SCHOOL OF THEATRE AND FILM PRODUCTIONS               

The House of the Spirits (an adaptation of Isabel Allende's novel) by Caridad Svich. ASU Galvin Playhouse 2012. Director.


Bone Portraits by Deborah Stein. ASU Galvin Playhouse 2009. Director.

Anon(ymous)
by Naomi Iizuka. ASU Galvin Playhouse 2008. Director.


Machinal
by Sophie Treadwell. ASU Galvin Playhouse. 2007. 
Director. 

MOVEMENT DIRECTION/CHOREOGRAPHY

In the Penal Colony
. Directed by Kyle Lewis. Galvin Mainstage, April 2011.

Tragic Chorus movement work with ensemble.

Bridge to the Stars. Directed by Bill Partlan. ASU Lyceum Theatre, March 2011.
Chorus movement work with ensemble.

Dreaming Darwin. Directed by Lance Gharavi. Prism Theatre.
Slow-motion walking coach. February 2011.

Iphigenia Crash Lands Falls on the Neon Shell That Once Was Her Heart by Caridad Svich. Directed by Lance Gharavi. ASU Galvin Playhouse Mainstage. 2007. Movement Director.

The House Where Nobody Lives by Paul North. Directed by Guillermo Reyes. ASU. 2006. Movement Consultant.

Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie. Directed by Erma Duricko.  ASU Galvin Playhouse Mainstage. 2006. Movement Director.

SELECTED ASSISTANT DIRECTING AND DRAMATURGY EXPERIENCE


Internship with Director Julie Taymor. Fall 2004/ Spring 2005. 
Research assistant for production of Grendell at the Metropolitan Opera.

American Slave Code. Directed by David Pilot, Assistant Director. Woman’s Project and Productions, New York City. 2000.     
                                                      

Strange Attractors. Directed by Phil Soltanoff, Assistant Director and Production Manager. Mad Dog at Five Myles, New York City. 2000.

 The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other by Peter Handke. Directed by Phil Soltanoff. Assistant Director.  Mad Dog at Five Myles, New York City. 1999.    

 
 
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