Questions Fueling My Art Right Now:
How do we heal the world?
What are the fundamental properties of kindness? Of compassion?
What brings us together?
How can theater be a light for our time again?
How do we move forward? How do we come together?
What will connect all our disparate parts?
How do we sink in, root down and raise our fists to act?
What do immigrants need right now? Refugees? Muslims?
What do the small ineffectual feeling artists need right now to activate and create and give and bring us together?
What do our hearts need right now?
What does this new President need to hear?
What do his voters need to hear?
What will cause an egomaniac to listen?
Where are my feet? How will they carry me?
What is the future of healthcare? Of medicine? Of earth? Of art?
What is the future of peace? Of equality?
Will we reach equity? Will we reach democracy?
Will we voice our strength enough to be heard?
Will progress continue?
Where are our hearts? How do we mend them in order to move forward?
How do we rise against as poets, playwrights, storytellers, as musicians, dancers as artists, without forsaking the art we need to make?
How can I bring the political vociferously into my work?
The global and the social and great acts of lovingkindness?
How can I be the light I long to see?
What thread keeps love together?
Is what I have to say worth speaking? Too small? No.
Reminder to self: Go big. Stay with what needs to say. Let it evolve. No judgement.
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Process notes on a work in progress (me). This mostly contains raw rough content pulled out of practice notebooks. Occasional posts also invite you into the way I work, with intermittent notes on the hows and whys on the whats I make. Less often you may also find prompts and processes I've brought to workshops, as well as surveys that help me gather material for projects. Similar earlier posts from years ago can be found on: