Julius Caesar


Shakespeare’s tragedy that asks the question: How far will you go to protect your ideals and your country?

Director: Ann Noble

Company: Warriors for Peace Theatre

The Price of Salt

Fresno Workshop 2016


A live theater/film event exploring home, development and displacement in San Francisco and Kampala.


Created by: Waypoints Ensemble


Photo: Lizzy Brooks

Maria Kizito



A meditation on the prayer life of Benedictine nuns who aided in the 1994 Rwandan genocide.


Playwright: Erik Ehn

Director: Emily Mendelsohn

Scenic Designer: Jeffrey Becker

Venue: New Orleans Center for Creative Arts



Kampala Int’l Theater Festival
Conversations around Maria Kizito
ArtSpot Productions


Photos: Lizzy Brooks

Cooking Oil



A village conjures the story of a murdered teenage girl who was caught up in a corrupt aid scheme.


Playwright: Deborah Asiimwe

Director: Emily Mendelsohn



Dialogue around Cooking Oil


Photos: Rachel Park

New Faces of America



A touring one-person show designed to introduce youth to issues of race, gender, class, sexuality, PTSD, and autism. Audience sizes ranged from 200-400 teenagers.


Writer/Director: Colin Cox


Photos: Colin Cox

Lorca In A Green Dress



A surrealist drama in which Federico García Lorca, who was murdered at the hands of Spanish fascists, explores life and death from purgatory.


Playwright: Nilo Cruz

Director: Jennifer Sage Holmes

Venue: Casa 0101; Los Angeles, CA



About Lorca


Photos: Casa 0101




A play telling the story of a psychiatrist who attempts to treat a young man who has a pathological religious fascination with horses.


Playwright: Peter Shaffer

Director: Madeleine Dahm

Venue: Morgan-Wixson Theatre; Los Angeles, CA


Photos: Madeleine Dahm

The Less We Talk



“An exploration of choral singing that combines singing with the awkward moments between songs in which the members of the choir try desperately to prolong the harmony so easily won in song.”


Writer/Director: Alec Duffy

Scenic Design: Mimi Lien

Venue: Ontological-Hysteric; New York, NY


Photo: Alec Duffy

Elegy for a Vacant Lot



A positioning at the intersection of movement score, real-time sport, jazz, poetry, and the fluidity of roles.


Director: Judith M. Smith

Venue: Ontological-Hysteric; New York, NY


Photos: Judith M. Smith

Second Empire



An imagining of the incarnations of life that took place in a still-existing 100 year old building in lower Manhattan.


Creators/Performers: Loren Fenton; Alistair Schneider; Louiza Collins; Nikki Calonge; Nick Bruder


Venue: Theater for a New City; New York, NY


Camera: Alistair Schneider

Floating Brothel



Adapted from historical accounts, we follow the harrowing sea voyage of three female prisoners from London to the penal colony that later became Australia.


Creators/Performers: Megan CampisiKevin Lapin, Liz VaccoMax Dana, Kyle Davies, Ben Vershbow, Loren Fenton


Selected Venues:

Here Arts Center; New York, NY

North American Cultural Laboratory; Highland Lake, NY

Asia Contemporary Theater Festival; Shanghai, China


Photos: Gregory Vershbow

365 Days/365 Plays



An initiative of radical inclusion, theater artists around the country performed Suzan-Lori Parks’ short plays everyday for a year for free. We made the Week 38 plays.


Playwright: Suzan-Lori Parks

Directors: Chi-wang YangMira KingsleyLinsay Firman

Venue: The Public Theater; New York, NY




The story of a fairy that shape-shifts into modern-day objects and people to manipulate and entrap two teen mothers.


Playwright: Caryl Churchill

Director: Linsay Firman

Venue: CalArts; Valencia, CA

What to Wear



“A pageant of seductiveness gone wrong. As everyone on stage turns less and less beautiful, something more ecstatic than beauty slowly reveals itself.”


Playwright/Director: Richard Foreman

Composer: Michael Gordon

Producer: Center for New Performance

Venue: REDCAT; Los Angeles, CA




The fragments of an incomplete play by Büchner, it explores the effects of doctors and the military on a young man’s life.


Playwright: Georg Büchner

Director: Chi-wang Yang

Venue: CalArts; Valencia, CA

Tanya Tanya



A contemporary Russian play about shifting loves and loyalties set in the politically chaotic times after the fall of the Soviet Union.


Playwright: Olga Mukhina

Choreographer/Director: Mira Kingsley

Venue: CalArts; Valencia, CA