In Which I Learn Something in Public (Learning in public is my definition of "performance"
I included a video in my newsletter yesterday & I wanted to take it back the minute I released it. But pressing “send” means that's...
I Am Like a Field Upon Which Nothing Will Grow
"Once there lived a king and queen who were rich and had everything they could wish for but no children. She complained day and night...
Fall the Way the Wind Blow
Our willow tree - what remains of it - has dropped a mighty branch into our back yard. It made a great, ripping sound and then returned to s
Weathered and Intimate
On the last night, my son stood watch over the good dog Beamer who was in undisclosed pain and couldn’t bear to be alone. I couldn’t...
More Like a Partner
Holly Fairbank is my sister-in-law a couple of families over. She's a mother, dancer, choreographer, and professor of aesthetics in New...
Where I'm Coming From
...isn't it so that there will never be enough psychotherapists in all the world to fix what ails us? Imagine instead: a world of citiz
Why Is It Called no solos?
Suddenly, without my consent, I was not only a voice coach, I was a mystic.
Hallmarks of an Artistic Practice
I teach because I want to see a world of citizen-artists. One of the astonishments of my life is this: given the right conditions and a min
My Artistic Practices
I have many artistic practices. It turns out that that's pretty much what I do. Over time, my students and I have decided that two pract