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2018 NEWS

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Co-produced and appear in
The Infamous Mermaid Uprising of 2017
Join me on September 16, 6pm at the screening.
Details and tickets here


Have 2 shorts in post:  Cold Fish and Telephone Line — both shot in late spring 2018.


Proud to be featured in the podcast In the Balance, by Susan Lambert, in which I talk about my work and its intent ––
including about ICL, Butoh and Creepy Kid (see below).


In March, my company produced the third annual Coney Island Ritual Cabaret Festival
Here is the 19-minute documentary about the wildly entertaining ride!!


The Violent Information was released in February ’18
I play a tipsy suburban mom disappointed in her kids.


CREEPY KID:

Creepy Kid (released online in January 2018)  is a true-life memoir, TV pilot, teaser and short film written and directed by Michael C. Bryan.
I play the manic/depressive mother with borderline personality disorder who abused her son. He finds his strength and emerges triumphant.
#creepykidsunite

Woodbridge is the TV adaptation of Creepy Kid. It is a drama series set in 1978 that takes a darkly comical look at a wildly dysfunctional family.

This important memoir, the pilot and the film are all available for procurement.
Please contact Michael C. Bryan or me for more information!

The stellar creative team includes:
Andy Verderame (promo editor), former SVP of Creative Services at truTV and Creative Director at HBO.
— Matt Rocker, whose extensive sound editing resume includes Lord of the Rings and Winter’s Bone.  
Luigi Benvisto (DP), winner of the Student Academy Award and the Golden Eagle Award, among others. 

Here are two teasers followed by an 18-minute short film released in January ’18:


My theater company received a grant for its part in creating The Carnival of Connectivity.
Watch the 6-minute documentary on BRIC-TV. Thank you, Sasha Chavchavadze!

BROOKLYN ARTS FUND — Carnival of Connectivity Collective is sponsored, in part, by the Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, administered by Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC).

 


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Also check out my theater company International Culture Lab, including an excerpt from an article in Performing Arts Journal documenting a significant phase of its 37-year history.