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

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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

An Evening on the Waterpod, & West Indian Day

For several years I organized events to raise funds for the Swimming Cities Ganges trip. One of our first was an evening aboard the Waterpod, an ecological experiment in living on the water, with music by Tianna Kennedy and Chloe, sponsored by Hendricks Gin. Guests were invited to explore this self-sufficient, floating biodome. Another event took place on “West Indian Day” – we set up … Continue reading An Evening on the Waterpod, & West Indian Day