February 16, 2019

"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 about this, and said,

"I am like a field on which nothing will grow."

Opening lines of "The Donkey," a Grimm's tale


 

And once there was a student w...

July 3, 2018

Suddenly, without my consent, I was not only a voice coach, I was a mystic.

June 10, 2018

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 minimum of instruction, the most extraordinary, memorable, art will arise from regular folks in unglamorous settings.

May 20, 2018

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 practices - one social, one private - is our basic recommendation for those living in the era of late capitalism.