Sentimental T-Shirts

I go through my dresser drawers and they are stuffed full of clothes I don’t wear. I want to chuck it all out, I want my drawers and closets to be empty of this bulk, this weight that I carry around on my back like an overburdened turtle, but there are all these sentimental t-shirts. […]

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“And then it hit me. Just like that.” talking The Muse Project with Jocelyn Kuritsky

a few years ago I was workshopping a devised piece with some really fine actresses, and like every day one of us would come into the space with a demoralizing audition story or a tale of a disturbing career related encounter. It made me sad and really angry, in part because, honestly, I knew this wasn’t the experience of my male colleagues. Sure, the guys I knew occasionally had bad auditions, or they weren’t always quite landing the jobs they wanted, but they weren’t experiencing the same level of daily powerlessness, and they weren’t having daily existential crises by any means.

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“I’m getting better at writing when I’m happy” talking to Christine Jean Chambers

“I’m getting better at writing when I’m happy” talking Fire This Time with Christine Jean Chambers I remember Christine Chambers vividly from the first day of classes at Columbia. We all sat around a group of tables brought together to the center of the room to form one. Now that I think about it, this […]

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kicking open my heart

I had a whole crazy week this past week. I started a new job and kept my old job so now I have two part time jobs, and while lots of things about that are exactly what I want, starting a new job is always stressful. It’s uphill. It’s learning new expectations, new organizational principles, […]

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