Today feels special like a birthday or a really cool new pair of shoes Something’s in the air saying “Today is the day! Get out and have fun – you don’t need permission from anyone” So I go Trusting eyes and ears and instinct to determine my direction Heart knows before head which way is […]
What happens in the middle of the night when a couple of angels run into a goat, a cop, a vet and a rabbinical student in Bed-Stuy Brooklyn?
An R rated fantasy, that’s what.
So by now you know that I want to write librettos and I’ve been working at it on my own, in concentrated style, for a bit now. Last night I came to realize that I’m approaching the “horse” – as it were – from the wrong end (aka: ass backwards.) I am not surprised because […]
So Monday night I sat amid giants & idols like Missy Mazzoli, Beth Morrison, Royce Vavrik and David Devan; producers of contemporary opera in America – women & men spearheading the future of this medium for the rest of the world to follow. If you can imagine what a flea hovering about your head must feel like […]
Assignment #6 – Write a scene with 2 people in a room. Happening offstage––outside of the room––is a major moment in history. Setting – Dressing room of team Peru at Estadio National in Lima, Peru May 24, 1964 Baritone: Hector Chumpitaz (aka: El Capitan de America) – Legendary Peruvian footballer in the prime of his career having […]
Assignment #5 Write a scene about a moment of crisis, slowing and/or speeding up time for dramatic effect. If possible, have the location play a role in the crisis. Night time in Chibok, Nigeria April 14th, 2014 The scene opens quietly on a girl’s dormitory. The main light source is from a flood light outside that […]
As the Under Armor ad featuring Michael Phelps says at the tag line… It’s what you do in the dark that puts you in the light So no, I’m no Michael Phelps but the message I take away from this gorgeous piece of video work is: just keep going. 4 weeks ago I put myself into a playwriting […]