Archives: Projects

Sunset Concerts

Produced  Skirball Cultural Center’s signature summer concert series. Programmed year two and overhauled production, streamlining tech needs assessment and equipment sourcing, reducing costs and improving the quality of the sound, lighting and staging. Significantly redesigned audience experience from pre-concert onsite arrival on site to end of concert exit. By streamlining venue entrance process, re-locating concessions […]

Performance Lab at the Skirball

Programmed and produced the five-week Performance Lab, a specially curated season of innovative dance, theater, and multimedia performance at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. Featuring three L.A. premiere performances and two new works-in-development. It was an opportunity for audiences to discover inspiring new voices and the diverse possibilities of storytelling in the twenty-first century. Every performance […]

River To River Festival

In 2010 I joined the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council to curate Sitelines, the organization’s site-specific performance series as part of The River to River Festival and to serve as Director of Public Programs where he worked with neighborhood stakeholders such as American Express, Goldman Sachs, Brookfield Properties, CBRE, The Port Authority of New York/New Jersey, the Alliance […]

Make Music Day San Diego

Organized and produced the first-ever Make Music Day San Diego event as part of the city’s Balboa Park Centennial Celebration. On June 21, 2015 San Diego, for the first time, joined over 700 cities worldwide to celebrate Make Music Day with the inaugural Make Music Day San Diego in Balboa Park. Attracted more than 8,000 […]

Ephemeral Objects

Curated, produced and installed Ephemeral Objects, a cutting edge exhibition of creativity at the intersection of art, technology and innovation, featuring the work of 34 artists active in the Southern California and Baja Norte region. “Ephemeral Objects” was San Diego’s first survey exhibit of new and established artists exploring this exciting new frontier of contemporary […]

The Future at the End of the World

Arts collective Immediate Medium engaged me to curate nine makers of dance, theater, performance, music and media to create an immersive, interdisciplinary group performance called The Future at the End of the World in the largely abandoned offices of the James A. Farley Post Office in Midtown Manhattan. The Post Office, which stands at its own moment […]

Ephemeral Evidence

Organized, programmed and produced the durational performance installation Ephemeral Evidence that was curated as part of Exit Art’s Collective / Performative final group exhibit in Spring 2012. It consisted of a series of collaborative explorations between writers and performing artists to investigate the relationship between practice and skill in performance-making, object-making and context. The writer/artist pairs were Aretha Aoki with Maura […]

Culturebot

Founded Culturebot.org in 2003 as the in-house blog at Performance Space 122 (NYC) as a platform for discourse and engagement in the downtown NYC performance community. Independent since 2007, it has since become one of the foremost critical voices in contemporary performance. Other Culturebot activities include designing and implementing public programs including “Scanning The Landscape” […]

Laurie Anderson

Collaborated closely with Laurie Anderson to co-curate and produce a series of events for the 2013 River to River Festival. Programs included film maker Sam Green with musicians The Quavers and yMusic performing work-in-progress live score film collaborations, the live score film “Indiamore” by Chassol, an interactive app-based soundwalk by Liubo Borissov and Konrad Kaczmarek, […]

Philip Glass Ensemble

Curated the Philip Glass Ensemble into the River to River Festival in 2012. This free concert in Rockefeller Park was the only free public program included in the events celebrating his 75th birthday. Through his operas, his symphonies, his compositions for his own ensemble, and his wide-ranging collaborations with artists ranging from Twyla Tharp to […]