Also, I’d like to remind you that our collective future is unquestioningly and emphatically diverse, intersectional, equitable, free, empathic, and reparated. if you’re not with it, then you are against it, man.
upcoming & in development ☟
Make Thee an Ark. Selby Garden’s Historic Spanish Point Campus, October 2021
Make Thee an Ark is a new site-specific play imagined by Raychel Ceciro and myself, set 300 years in the future in a new Ark floating above an undersea Florida. Moored to an old oil rig, the New Ark harbors what may be the last vestiges of humanity after global warming has wreaked havoc on the planet. Combining storytelling with immersive performance, projection, and puppetry, Make Thee an Ark interprets the history of Historic Spanish Point from the perspective of a generation living in the flooded future. The performance runs just over an hour in duration. See photos of the space here.
Additionally, Historic Spanish Point is hosting a talk-back panel after the final performance with community members and local experts to discuss the play and its relevance.
Support for the Ark Dialogues programming was generously provided through a grant from Florida
Humanities with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities, by the John Ringling Tower Fund
with funds from the Arts and Culture Alliance of Sarasota County, and by Historic Spanish Point.
The Fog: A New Puppet Spectacular and Eco-Educational Workshop, Spring 2022When a mysterious fog begins to change the arctic home of a small yellow warbler, he chooses to learn, investigate, and invent all he can to save his friends, his glacier, and the world. The Fog is a vibrant and warm family friendly puppet performance based on the book by Kyo Maclear. Brimming with a large cast of colorful and friendly birds, The Fog teaches us about ecological responsibility and the problem-solving power of community when we work together to create meaningful change.
The Fog will receive its workshop production in April 2022 on the New College of Florida campus bayfront and will subsequently tour throughout the local community and nationally in the summer of 2022.
TBA State College of Florida Experimental Spring Play, Spring 2022
Will it be a show about faith? About violence? Toxic masculinity? Queerness?
Stay tuned to find out!