Make it personal.

This is the third of a series of posts meant to support a seminar series I am leading at the White Pines Place beginning Wednesday September 17th. It’s called Unleashing Creative Empowerment, and its… Continue reading

Dualism, relationships and results

This is the second of a series of posts meant to support a seminar series I am leading at the White Pines Place beginning Wednesday September 17th. It’s called Unleashing Creative Empowerment, and its… Continue reading

People, Not Products

This is the beginning of a series of posts meant to support a seminar series I am leading at the White Pines Place beginning Wednesday September 17th. It’s called Unleashing Creative Empowerment, and… Continue reading

The agreement of traffic lights

Do you hear the sound of breaking glass and grinding steel the moans of those about to die? Those are the sounds we hear when we ignore the agreement of traffic lights.  … Continue reading

It’s the end of theater as we know it.

I’m not a huge R.E.M. fan. I mean, I like the hits, but could never quite enjoy Micheal Stipe’s voice, as much as I loved his activism and persona. But I always loved… Continue reading

Inter-critic? No. Dramaturg.

The following was submitted as a reply to Wendy Rosenfield’s thoughtful piece on The Broad Street Review, “The Future of Professional Theater Criticism: An International View”. Since I am not confident BSR will publish my… Continue reading

A day in the life of the citizen actor: vol. whatever

  Another in a series. Here, here and here. 6: 30 something a.m. Amazingly consistent body clock lifts me to consciousness before 7:00 a.m. alarm. Bathroom and iPhone activity but not at the… Continue reading

Phil and his families

They say you can’t choose your family. They’re wrong. We make families again and again. We make them from work, from play, and from life-altering experiences we are thrown into with no reason, and… Continue reading