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Teaching

I teach visual storytelling tools for performance and devising. My laboratory classes are on your feet and participatory. They incorporate Margolis Method exercises and improvisations for performers and directors. Empowering students to foster their own ideas is paramount. The training also emphasizes true collaboration between living performers and inanimate storytellers such as architecture, lighting, objects, and puppets. LINK to 

CLASSES:

     Performing Puppetry (movement for puppeteers).

     Performing Design (devising for directors and designers)

WORKSHOPS:

     Moving Objects (3 Hour introductions)

I am also available for Lectures and Participatory Art Projects

 

LECTURES:

  • Artist Talk

  • Affective Performing Scenery as Contemporary Puppetry

  • Cinematic Techniques for Live Puppetry

  • Margolis Method for storytelling

PERFORMANCE PROJECTS:

  • Community Poofing is a workshop and performance experience in Live Art. Our aim is to connect people through collaboration, risk-taking, and wonder. We are available to visit your town, school, club, or workplace. 

  • Performance Development Residencies with students are available. Students assist in the further development and a workshop production of the abstract dance-puppet show Discrepancies, which grapples with the psychological impacts of new technology. 

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