Archive for September, 2008

On Saturday, my company Red Metal Mailbox performed as part of a showcase of work created in part at the Dragon’s Egg, an artist residency space near Mystic, CT.  There were many different kinds of performing artists on the program, presenting a lot of different types of work.  It was a great reminder that some people make things simply because it’s fun, and that that’s what making performance used to be about for me (before it go so pressured and professional.)  Perhaps I can bring some elements of the fun back, without losing the rigour of professionalism.

On Monday, I helped to produce the 24th Annual New York Dance and Performance Awards (aka “The Bessies.”)  Shifted from the formal awards ceremony of years past to an informal party with awards, this event also had me thinking about fun, as well as the incomparable magic of a full moon on a clear night.

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