Somehow my previous promo work attracted the attention of playwright and performance artist Joy Cutler, who hired me to help create a promo video for her one-person play Anatomy Lesson. The goal here is to get people to book Joy for a performance; ideally, the audiences would include people who … Continue reading
I’ve worked on two video projects that turned into actual, physical DVDs: A Doll’s House, produced by Kyle Cassidy, and Curio’s Romeo and Juliet. I taught myself Adobe Encore by designing the menus and assembling the feature and extras into … Continue reading
So far I’ve shot two of Kyle’s photo sessions for an upcoming book of knitting patterns by Joan of Dark, titled Geek Knits, which shall be a collection of knitting patterns with a science/science fiction theme. Kyle’s been blogging about the project as he collects photos; … Continue reading
This is a sample from a longer, as-yet-untitled ambient video piece I’ve been working on for a while.
Let’s begin by saying that the music is by Chris Zabriskie, who’s made a lot of his excellent ambient music available at the Free Music Archive. It’s under a … Continue reading
This was a fun project. Once again, I have to thank Kyle Cassidy for asking me to shoot video during a photo shoot. The Dead Milkmen, a Philly punk band which had hits with “Punk Rock Girl,” “Stuart,” and “Bitchin’ Camaro” (which got some play on Orange is the New … Continue reading
Took me long enough, but the Romeo and Juliet project is completed. I’ll be spending the next few weeks getting them out the door for the Kickstarter supporters. I’m not sure if or how I’ll be getting copies to people who weren’t part of the Kickstarter project, but I have lots … Continue reading
In Summer 2014, Shakespeare in Clark Park collaborated with Team Sunshine Performance Corporation on an epic production of Henry IV— epic because they assembled a cast of 100 people to perform a massive battle scene at the end of the play. For the first time, an SICP production … Continue reading
It’s happy news here at Siano Heights, because the Kickstarter to fund the Romeo and Juliet project has succeeded! Not only did we meet our goal of $3500, we surpassed it, and reached the awe-inspiring heights of $5100!
I’ll try to post Progress Reports on this website. For now, my … Continue reading
A few days ago, I decided to play with the video materials I have for Romeo and Juliet. I’d just launched the Kickstarter, and had a strong initial response, so I figured I ought to show something as a kind of reward. So here is a very rough draft of the … Continue reading
As of March 5, the Kickstarter for my Romeo and Juliet project is live! Please, go to https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/324288631/romeo-and-juliet-1 and contribute!
West Philadelphia’s Curio Theater began its 2013-14 season with William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Since the season was oriented on issues of gender, many of the … Continue reading