It's taken a few months to organize and upload the photos from my trip to India, but I'm happy to report they are are ready! And good golly, there's a lot of them. So a few options exist. If you want the entire adventure, including all the work on Maya the musical and my subsequent … Continue reading Pictures from India
Once it was confirmed that I would be working in India this fall, I was excited to see if I could find out more about Indian mask traditions. Quick internet searches yielded little, only some tribal Himalayan masks to the north, and a number of colorful pieces in neighboring Sri Lanka.Talking with some people on the Maya … Continue reading Faces of India
We've opened MAYA and the kids have performed at two of the three venues already! Here are some pictures 🙂
I spent this last week in Pune, rehearsing with the cast at KCT. We had more fittings and used the masks in rehearsal to discover any potential difficulties in comfort and sightlines. In the second act, there is a large dance featuring all sorts of animals, in a variety of masks styles that cover different … Continue reading Shots from the rehearsal room
As a child, I would often hear my father say: "There's more than one way to skin a cat." The most pressing thing on my mind at the time was: Why would one want to skin a cat at all? I still haven't answered that question. However, I do know there's more than one way to get something done. … Continue reading Making it work
The mysterious mask I mentioned?
Birthday thanks! Today I complete another revolution around the sun. I am in the same place, but not in the same place. Unlike any previous year, I am in another country for my birthday. I will be spending it NOT working, and doing a bit of roaming around Mumbai and sharing food with friends. I am … Continue reading Revolutions & Gratitude