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  • Assistant Director for GNIT by Will Eno, dir. Oliver Butler

    It was a pleasure working as assistant director on Oliver Butler’s NY-premiere production of GNIT by Will Eno, at Theater for a New Audience, in March 2020. We had a wonderful design & rehearsal process, put together a gorgeous show, and shared it with audiences at four preview performances…and then the pandemic shut it all…

  • This is Like That – 8/31-9/4

    I’m delighted to share that Theater for the New City’s Dream Up Festival will present This is Like That, a solo performance piece in the form of an eccentric slide lecture with a temperamental carousel projector and an apple. THIS IS LIKE THATwritten & performed by Michael Sean Cirelli directed by Emerie Snyder 5 Performances…

  • Resident Artist at Elsewhere

    I’m honored to have been selected as a Resident Artist at Elsewhere, a museum in a former thrift store in Greensboro, North Carolina! For four weeks this spring, I’ll explore the museum’s idiosyncratic space and collections, while creating site-specific theatre experiences and developing several of my current works-in-progress. Elsewhere is a museum set within a…

  • Garden Theatre – June 2nd/3rd

    Garden Theatre two afternoons of site-specific performances Saturday, June 2nd, 3 pm Sunday, June 3rd, 3 pm    Warren St. Marks Community Garden 619-623 Warren Street (between 4th & 5th Aves) Brooklyn, NY 11217 Short theatre, dance, and music pieces on the theme of “overlooked details” Plus, on Saturday, June 2nd ONLY: a group performance of…

  • March 18th – THIS IS LIKE THAT

    One night only performance! I’ve been collaborating for two years with playwright Michael Sean Cirelli on THIS IS LIKE THAT, a solo slide lecture play. Now we’re delighted that the piece will be presented as workshop performance on March 18th, featuring accomplished comedian and actor Jordan Carlos (Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, Colbert Report), presented…

  • Dec 8th – TRANSMISSION by Gwydion Suilebhan

    One night only! I’m thrilled to be directing a workshop presentation of Gwydion Suilebhan‘s extraordinary theatre piece TRANSMISSION, featuring accomplished actor Thomas Jay Ryan, in collaboration with performance dramaturgs Martine Kei Green-Rogers and Nandita Shenoy, presented by All For One Theater. Here are the details: AFO | SoCo presents a workshop presentation of TRANSMISSION Written…

  • Recent Performances & Readings

    A quick roundup of fun little projects I’ve worked on during spring/summer 2017 so far: I created a set of very short theatre pieces all about HANDSHAKES (yes, really). This project was part of Laurel Snyder’s All Together Now at Threes Brewing in Brooklyn. Text was co-written by my frequent collaborator and all-around-great-guy Nick Lewis,…

  • Water Residency at New Georges / 3LD

    I’m delighted to be one of New Georges‘ 2016-17 “water residents,” developing a theatrical work-in-progress to be presented as part of the (super exciting!) upcoming Works on Water, a month-long multi-disciplinary art event, co-presented by 3LD Art & Technology Center in June 2017. Works on Water will cross boundaries between theater, visual art, and science,…

  • THIS IS LIKE THAT at Flying Solo – May 27th

    I’ve been collaborating since last fall with playwright/performer Michael Sean Cirelli on This is Like That, a beautiful new one-person play in the form of a slide lecture that goes a bit off the rails. We did a fully-staged workshop production just a few weeks ago, and now we’re thrilled to share it with a…

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    A Voice Inside Your Head

    I was pleased to be invited to participate in Telephone, Satellite Collective’s fascinating world-wide artistic experiment/game. It’s like that telephone game we all used to play as kids–except in this case, the message gets translated from one artistic medium to another. I was tasked with reinterpreting of a mysterious little stop-motion animation that I received…