Joining the Club

Neverwhere has finally closed, and I can say with certainty that it was the premiere highlight of my theatrical career thus far. I was fortunate to be able to work on a fantastic script based on a wonderful story, with an extraordinary group of talented artists....

December Daze

The year is winding down. (The decade is too, and good riddance to it. But that is not what I’m writing about.) I have a hard time concentrating during December. The weather has taken the season’s first real turn toward unpleasant. I have to adjust my...

A Night With the Fights

By Mary Shen Barnidge, reprinted from Moulinet: An Action Quarterly – Number One – 2009 SHAKESPLOITATION! A punch whose knap follows several seconds after the swing, but several seconds before the receiver registers the impact, establishes at the outset...

That Is All, Campers

Another show is in the books. Camp Freedom! closed Sunday after a lengthy workshop and rehearsal process and a seven-week run. It was a rough one. The reviews were decent but not great, and we had a hard time pulling in audiences. We had to cancel a few performances...

In Arabia is Jeff Recommended

My most recent theatre gig was as fight choreographer for Steep Theatre Company’s production of In Arabia We’d All Be Kings, directed by the amazing Joanie Schultz. This is the tenth show Joanie and I have worked on together. (I think I miscounted when I...