Tag Archives: performance

Autumn Inn

an overflow of unfortunate decisions and nondecisions that began at 1:00 a.m when I suddenly had an urgency to create a short video piece that I for whatever reason I just had to post on Facebook at that moment… or else. 1:45 … Continue reading

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turkey in the straw

i’m in huge trouble. you might say, a world of trouble. although i’ve been feeling that it might be time to accept that i don’t have another performance in me, i submitted a proposal to stage a performance at a “fringe” theater … Continue reading

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out of nowhere

this playwright friend texted me that she really wanted me to see her new play which ran this weekend, adding that she was almost embarrassed to admit just how much she wanted me to see it. i wasn’t expecting that. … Continue reading

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pretend harder

i’ve been trying to figure out why i am so bad at work or work-related presentations–and why they feel so different than performing. is it because i feel like i am being scrutinized and judged based upon criteria that have … Continue reading

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My Subaru

for the past 2 nights, i’ve gone to see this company adapt the first 5 minutes of one of my performances from over 20 years ago–part of an entire production consisting of 9 beginnings of 9 performances by 9 different … Continue reading

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a mystery

i’ve been thinking a lot about the snow for well over a minute now.  a lot has happened during this minute. so many many things. i’m not quite sure why. 2 people walked through the door of this cafe in … Continue reading

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after-party

i think i have partially figured out one possible way to break out of my creative slump. i notice that if i go out to see performances by friends or acquaintances and then hang around after the performances in the theaters … Continue reading

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the 24th chair

my shrink asked me what i disliked about the job i vow not to blog about each time i blog. but since this is absolutely the absolute for real final time i will write about it… I will continue….  i … Continue reading

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air and water

at my friend L’s wedding today. if L would not have been in it, all would have been lost. especially at the reception, which was lunch at an Indian restaurant for about 20 of us, at this immensely long table. … Continue reading

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de-lusioned

there was a time when i just assumed i lived a charmed life. not charmed in the sense of always feeling magical and carefree. but more charmed in the sense that no matter how difficult things were on the outside, … Continue reading

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bleating heart

after my performance last night, after somehow gluing together 2500 words (not all of them very good words), i seem to have none left. it was such a terrifying thrill to be up there on stage, doing the kind of … Continue reading

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walls with paper

I am writing to you from the Doubletree Hotel in Rochester, Minnesota. I have been here for about 6 hours and I just noticed that the wallpaper is a rather tasteful white with greenish tint. What compelled me to be … Continue reading

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