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THEATRE / FILM ARTIST, WRITER
1989- 1998: HEIJERA productions. Artistic/Executive
Experimental theatre, multi-media visual and performance art, writing,
drama therapy and arts education workshops and original works in
the United States,Europe, Japan and Russia. Responsible for all
promotional,technical, educational, production and artistic aspects
of the company.
June 4-6 1999: Through the Water Lily, Huntington
Beach Art Center.
July 1998: Summer Soulstice, Outdoor Butoh workshop
for The Magdalena Projects RAW VISIONS 98. Wales, U.K.
October 1998: Dark Moon of Lilith, Cal State Long
March 1998: Dark Moon of Lilith, Los Angeles Womens
June 1997: Dark Moon of Lilith, Sushi Visual and Performing
Arts, San Diego
Nov. 1996: Dark Moon of Lilith, Huntington Beach Art
March 96: phases of the LOON, excerpt, SUSHI Performance
and Visual Art, San Diego, Womens Festival, 96.
November 95: World premiere of phases of the LOON,
a solo, multi-media performance piece,
Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE),LA. Featured on KXLUs
"The Fray," 10/28/95.
Aug 95: HAGOROMO, Shite role, National Noh Theatre,
May 95: SAVAGE TONGUES, Cal State San Marcos. A multi-media
site-specific performance piece about women and madness with movement,
masks, video and sound.
March 95: Performance lecture, CSUSM Womens
Studies Department. "Gender, Role and Identity."
Sept. 94: HEIRLOOM, Cal State San Marcos. Staging
and choreography for a site-specific installation.
Summer 95: Performance and study fellowship in Japan
for Butoh and Noh, ASIAN CULTURAL
COUNCIL/ ROCKEFELLER award.
Summer 94: Interstudio Theatre, St. Petersburg, Russia.
Director for Archetypal and Ritual Theatre seminar and production.
1993-94: Mujeres Y Hombres Nobles. Director and teacher
for Latino youth theatre lab. CROSSING THE LINE, an acto about gang
life in East Los Angeles.
March/April 93: NO CODES, Director, writer, designer
and performer. Barnsdall Theatre and Installations One Gallery,
Fall 1992: European tour. Facilitator / director for
experimental theatre workshops in Switzerland, Germany and The Czech
Republic. Director, writer and performer for production of DREAMS
OF FLIGHT in Berlin and Switzerland.
October 1991: DREAMS OF FLIGHT. Co-producer, director,
writer and performer. Open Gate Theatre, Los Angeles.
Summer 1991: Collaborator with Grotowski of festival
improvisation (TEATRO) at the Volterra Spectaculo, Italy.
June 1990: BREAKING THE SILENCE. Director, co-writer
and performer. The woman's building, Los Angeles. Funded by the
Los Angeles Endowment.
1986-1989: THE COSMIC ACCIDENT, solo original performance.
Bumbershoot Arts Festival, Seattle.
I LIKE TO WATCH, solo original performance. Center of Contemporary
CARNE VALE, ensemble performer, co-writer. On The Boards, Seattle.
JUNKIE! Ensemble performer, co-writer. Alice B. Theatre, Seattle.
1984: THE MEDEA PROJECT. Performer, co-writer.
The Castillo Theatre, New York.
7 VULTURES: a nucleus. Writer, director.
La Mama Theatre, & The Wooster Group, New York.
SELECT FILMS / DIRECTOR/ WRITER
SPIDERWOMAN, A NAVAJO STORY- Co-author
VARIATIONS OF NEW YORK
FLUSHING MEADOW ZOO: A SATIRE
CONDITIONS OF THE AGED
BIRTHRITE / Writer.
SELECT ROLES / FILM:
VENICE/VENICE, Kate, Henry Jaglom, Director.
RESPECT, Jane, Alan Moyle, Director.
THE MATRIX, Mari, Maxi Cohen, Director.
SELECT ROLES / THEATRE:
CRIME AND PUNISHMENT, Katerina, L.A. Theatre Works.
FAMILY PRACTICE, Robin, Playwright's Horizon.
THE MAIDS, Solange, Theatre For The New City, N.Y.
THE WOOLGATHERER, Rose, Gene Frankel Theatre, NY.
ORIGIN OF THE UNIVERSE, Mae, The Medicine Show Theatre.
THE 100TH BOYFRIEND, solo, Seattle Repertory Theatre.
BLUE WINDOW, Emily, New City Theatre, Seattle.
A LIE OF THE MIND, Beth, Spokane Interplayers.
HAMLET, Ophelia, Colden Center of Performing Arts, NY
EDUCATION / TRAINING:
California State University, Los Angeles. M.A., 1992.
Theatre Arts. Graduated with Honors.
The City University of New York, Queens College. B.A.,1981.
Theatre and Film. Graduated with Honors.
Sanford Meisner Studio.
Wynn Handman, New York. Advanced Scene Study.
Stella Adler Conservatory for Acting, New York.
Guillermo Gentile, New York. Fantastic
Bertram Josephs, New York. Shakespeare.
Kanze Hideo (Noh)
Ono Kazuo (Butoh)
Tessenkai Noh Group
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
Asian Cultural Council / Rockefeller Award
The Judith Hoffman Award for "Excellence in Dramatic Achievement."
Seattle Arts Commission, Original Works
Washington State Arts Commission, Artist In Residence
Very Special Arts Award
Los Angeles Endowment
Los Angeles Womens Foundation
Los Angeles Arts Recovery Grant
Cultural Affairs Department, Los Angeles
New York Pilot Award
Feature Arts writer for "The Orange County Register."
Feature writer for "The Laguna Coastline News."
CHANGING THE FACE OF BREAST CANCER, New Avalon Press,
MAGGOTS, DREAMS AND LULLABIES, a novel
TOTAL FILM, July, 1998., "The Artful Dodger."
Editor, CSUSM, Spring, 1995.,"Modern World Theatre"
and "Power and Popular Culture."
DRAMASCOPE, April, 1995., "Theatre in Psychiatric Settings,
Identity and Role."
THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF GROUP PSYCHOTHERAPY AND PSYCHODRAMA,
California Chapter Spring, 1992., " Uses of Experimental Theatre
Techniques within the Psychodramatic Spiral."
NON-SEQUITUR, Small Press Poetry Publication, Spring,