Writing doesn’t always look like writing. When you hear the word “writing,” what do you think of? A pen moving across paper, or maybe a clicking keyboard and a glowing screen? Do you think writing is the application of language to a page? If that’s what you think of, you’re half right… but you’re also really wrong.
So, the two-weekend workshop of The Helen Project all the way back in May got some really sweet press, which I never posted here. D’oh! How silly is that? Pretty silly, yes? What should I do about it? Oh, I could go ahead and post those quotes now? Okay! Also, how did the workshop go, and what happened with the two different editions? Oh, I’d better lay that out too, because the second weekend was bananas, and taught me the kind of “valuable lesson” one might hear in voiceover at the end of an afterschool special! Continue reading →
Would you like to see one of my plays? Enjoy the remarkable Allison Page performing the title role in 10-minute solo "BEEEEAAR!," directed by Meg O'Connor! Watch "BEEEEAAR!" on Youtube!
Watch an Opera
Would you like to see one of my operas? My libretto for this 15-minute opera "FULL MOON BENDER" won me the "Best Librettist" honor from Opera Theatre Unlimited! I had a wonderful time collaborating with composer Brian Ciach, director Kathleen Normington, and our incredible pair of sopranos (Autumn Allee, Emily Schmeichel-Frank). Watch "Full Moon Bender" on youtube!