The word that comes to mind as I reflect on 2018 is full. The year was full of amazing and unexpected opportunities for my creative projects. My contact list of other artists around the country has grown full. And my heart is full with gratitude for what came to pass and anticipation for what's next. Here are just a few of the highlights from the year:
Recording sessions for The Four Immigrants cast album
Tagged along on Brad Erickson's Djerassi Winter Retreat to work on Kinda Home
Invited as a Guest Artist to speak to a class at SF Conservatory of Music
The Four Immigrants received 6 SF Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Awards
Inside Out & Back Again opened at Bay Area Children's Theatre
Story Explorers school tour began
Austin & Min Write a Musical launched
Developed Kinda Home at the TheatreWorks Writers Retreat
Joined the TYA/USA Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Task Force
Visited Charleston, SC to do research for Kinda Home
Calafia: A Reimagining developed at The Ground Floor
The Four Immigrants cast album released!
Reading of Act I of Kinda Home with Playwrights Foundation
Story Explorers received a Safeway Foundation Grant
Attended CAATA's ConFest in Chicago and met a lot of really cool people!
4-week residency at Djerassi where I also met a lot of really cool people!
Invited as a Guest Artist at Harvard University
Workshop for Gold: The Midas Musical at Bay Area Children's Theatre
Joined the Just Theater Play Lab 2018-2019 cohort
Awarded a residency at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts in March 2019
Calafia: A Reimagining recevied a Theatre Bay Area CA$H Grant towards a workshop in 2019!
Onward to 2019!