The Lion King

Thursday was a really awful day in the universe, especially for residents of the Twin Cities. If you haven’t heard about the shooting of Philando Castile in Falcon Heights (right on the heels of the shooting of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge and soon to be followed by a shooting resulting in the death of severalContinue reading “The Lion King”

Music and a Minnesotan Millennial

Today, for a moment, I’m going to deviate slightly from the realm of theater and focus on my relationship with music. This is kind of bio-post and a little odd to share, but it is very relevant to what I do as an artist and something that has been very relevant here recently with my workContinue reading “Music and a Minnesotan Millennial”

Charm – The Importance of Representation

I would like to preface this article by saying that I am a cis-gender individual and that, while I do my best as an ally, I make mistakes and am still learning. If I say anything word-wise or representation wise that is incorrect, please let me know. It is not your job to teach me what IContinue reading “Charm – The Importance of Representation”

The Critic as an Artist

This is the second in a series of posts I’ll be writing on the topic of theater criticism. In this selection, I’ll be looking at Oscar Wilde’s ideas of criticism and how it can become an art form of its own. If you happened to see The Critic/The Real Inspector Hound at the Guthrie thisContinue reading “The Critic as an Artist”

A Shared Experience: How Do We Discuss Art?

This is the first in a series of posts I’ll be writing on the topic of theater criticism. In this selection, I’ll be looking at how we think about the shows we watch and how our use of labels cam be harmful. On March 19th, I attend Taylor Mac’s A 24-Decade History of Popular Music:Continue reading “A Shared Experience: How Do We Discuss Art?”