Project Type: Theater

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 […]

Pancho Villa from a Safe Distance

Programmed the L.A. premiere of Graham Reynolds’ “Pancho Villa from a Safe Distance” at Skirball Cultural Center, presented in partnership with Los Angeles Performance Practice and the Theatre at Ace Hotel. This experimental chamber opera about Pancho Villa, the legendary bandit, enigmatic general, and hero of the Mexican Revolution, features music by composer Graham Reynolds and […]


Presented the Los Angeles premiere of Touretteshero Presents Backstage in Biscuit Land. (Read the feature story on this performance in the L.A. Times.) Presented as a “relaxed performance”, this was new ground for the Skirball and a major step towards expanding accessibility and inclusion to all audiences. Exploring spontaneity, creativity, and disability, the two-woman solo […]

600 Highwaymen

Programmed and produced renowned performance company 600 HIGHWAYMEN’s “This Great Country“, a  re-imagining of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman in an abandoned storefront in the South Street Seaport. Critically acclaimed for its radical casting and staging, this presentation put 600 Highwaymen on the map for the first time and they haven’t stopped since. Under the name […]

Andrew Schneider

I first programmed Andrew Schneider in 2005 for Performance Space 122’s Avant-Garde-Arama, subsequently in the Prelude Festival and, most recently, presented his work in the 2013 River To River Festival as part of a programming track co-curated with Laurie Anderson. I have written about his work extensively including a critical essay in the journal Theatre Forum and an article […]

Joe Diebes

Provided a developmental residency through LMCC on Governors Island to Joe Diebes with collaborators David Levine and Christian Hawkey for their work “WOW: A Milli Vanilli Opera and interviewed them about the project for Joe Diebes creates works that converge around the categories of music, visual art and performance. From 1996-2003, he was a core member as well as […]

Richard Maxwell & NYC Players

Curated New York City Players into the River To River Festival in 2012 with the NYC premiere of Showcase and again in 2013 with a Governors Island residency and open studio presentation of Isolde. Acclaimed writer/director Richard Maxwell’s New York City Players is a theater company creating original work about people, relationships, and above all, feeling.

Royal Osiris Karaoke Ensemble

Curated ROKE into “The Future At The End of the World” exhibit at the Farley Post Office Royal Osiris Karaoke Ensemble a/k/a ROKE (Tei Blow and Sean McElroy) is a musical priesthood that explores the psychic terrain of self-help movements at the turn of the 20th century. Through a ritual performance of original songs, compulsive drinking, and video […]

Okwui Okpokwasili

Facilitated development of Okwui Okpokwasili’s first major solo work Pent Up: A Revenge Dance at P.S.122 in 2006. Okwui Okpokwasili is a performer and writer based in Brooklyn, NY. She works across performance disciplines and genres.   She wrote, choreographed and performed in a run of her original work, Pent-Up: A Revenge Dance at PS 122 for which she received […]

The Talking Band

Worked with iconic theater company The Talking Band on its 40th anniversary season, public programs and gala. Managed website redesign and rebuild, built out social media presence, re-engaged audiences and artists that had lost touch over the years. Subsequently conceived of and co-developed a community engagement model for producing The Talking Band’s play “Marcellus Shale” […]