The Nain Rouge, Detroit 2007

Inspiration: Rather than invite the public at all, we divided our group into two teams who each created a scavenger hunt for the other, across decaying landmarks of Detroit. Teams hunted for the elusive Nain Rouge, a legendary devil of the area. The city’s founder, Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, was warned by a fortune teller — “… that the the little red imp is the embodiment … Continue reading The Nain Rouge, Detroit 2007

SPLISH: The Rise and Fall of the Show and Tail

I was excited to produce and costume Splish: a mermaid masque as my first foray in large-scale collaborative art performance in New Orleans… and to get a mention from the Gambit as one of the ten best art events of 2015… Over 50 installation artists, drag performers, musicians, actors, costumers, photographers and more lent their talents to the mega-show. Click through for credits and the show … Continue reading SPLISH: The Rise and Fall of the Show and Tail

strategic planning, business development, publicity and fundraising

I’ve been lucky to work with many amazing clients and arts groups over the past twenty years, as a founder, volunteer, producer, program manager, event producer, marketer, project manager and consultant. All this experience contributes to creating fundraising campaigns, (both traditional and crowdfunded), writing business plans, and analyzing operations and performance to give you the best return for your effort and resources. My work will … Continue reading strategic planning, business development, publicity and fundraising

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The Dreary Coast…2014

The New York Times Review Video and Review by The Guardian It was a privilege to work on another Jeff Stark/Shadow Parks Department production this fall, staged completely outdoors on boats on the Gowanus Canal. Sarah MacMillan and I led a team of ten volunteers in creating eight main character costumes, sixty audience costumes, costumes for several bands, boat-minders, lighting and tech crew demons, sound … Continue reading The Dreary Coast…2014