Performing in the Ag Hall, Mayne Island B.C.

Amazing, enthusiastic reception for Stripes on Mayne Island last weekend. Tremendous support from a lively community. Waiting back stage at the Ag Hall in my Nun/Party Girl costume, I could hear the audience building, getting more rambunctious. Then it sounded like they were playing tromones and basoons as chairs were dragged and shuffled across theContinue reading “Performing in the Ag Hall, Mayne Island B.C.”

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Ariane Mnouchkine ‘s Theatre du Soleil

Last night I had the great privilege of seeing Ariane Mnouchkines four hour epic play, Les Naufrages du Fol Espoir (Aurores), The Castaways of the ‘Fol Espoir’ (Sunrises….and the name of the ship that goes aground off Cape Horn.) The set was built in an enormous airplane hanger and the huge wooden shipping crates wereContinue reading “Ariane Mnouchkine ‘s Theatre du Soleil”

Collaborator, conspiriter and vocal coach exra-ordinaire!

Worked with my vocal coach and Stripes collaborator, Marguerite Witvoet today, as I do at least once a week. My creative musical fix, my playground of invention, vocal workout, improvising and stretching sounds, articulating the future…I left flushed, newly inspired with great ideas to spin into my plan. “The voice is the muscle of theContinue reading “Collaborator, conspiriter and vocal coach exra-ordinaire!”