Organizing for health and justice through performance and community collaboration.

Flipping Cancer. A performance installation in story, dance/movement, and visual landscapes created from interviews with people who face life-threatening cancers as patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers.

 

Performance Materials

Flipping Cancer Project PDF and Film excerpts 

Intensive Integration Curriculum + Clinical Workshops (UNC-CH School of Medicine Residency)

Clinical Pastoral Education Statewide Conference + Hospital Workshops (ACPE Residency)

HopKins Performance + Faculty Colloquy (LSU Residency)

Artist's Statement (Solo Takes On: 4 Festival, UNC Chapel Hill)

InterPlayce Performance (Oakland, California)

Economies of Dis/ease (Miami Beach Urban Studios Gallery, FIU Residency)

photos by Andrew Synowiez

Residencies + Performance Development

Intensive Integration Performanceperformance production for audience of 200 third year medical students + attending interdisciplinary faculty, collaborators; artist-scholar residency with public, faculty + graduate workshops @ The School of Medicine at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Dec 2016, invited 2018)

 

Clinical Pastoral Education Statewide Summit, performance production for audience of 150 hospital chaplains and pastoral counselors completing/renewing certification from across NC); artist-scholar residency with InterPlay for Cancer Care workshops @ UNC Hospitals (June-July, 2017) 

 

HopKins Black Box Performance Season, performance production for public + university audience, artist-scholar residency with faculty + graduate collaborations/workshops, colloquy  @ Louisiana State University Communication Studies (Feb 2016)

 

"Communication Ethics + Patient Centered Care for Advanced Illness," performance for 4th year residents and faculty with pilot Social Medicine curriculum @ UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine (Feb 2016)

 

Humanities in Healthcare Symposium "The Promise of Empathy" with performance presented @ University of Calgary Medical School (Nov 2015)

 

InterPlay Arts + Social Change Global Symposium, performance @ InterPlayce Oakland with Breast Cancer Action (Jul 2014)

 

Solo Takes On: 4, Festival of New Solo Works, performance and tech residency @ Swain Studio 6, UNC Chapel Hill Cultural Studies, Interdisciplinary Health CommunicationDuke Theater + Visual Studies (Jan-Feb 2014)

 

Healing Movements, Economies of Disease performance in residency @ North Park University, Chicago, Communication Arts, Conflict Transformation + Dialogue Program, with partners in Schools of Nursing, Divinity, Biology,  Exercise Science, Psychology (May 2013)

 

"Economies of Dis/ease" excerpts presented @ Performance Studies International PSi18, Leeds University, UK (Jun 2012), and "Embodying Toxicity" excerpts for Performing Cancer Communication @ National Communication Association, DC (Nov 2013)

 

MBUS Gallery Developmental Residency @ Florida International University Art + Art History, with Geraldine Ondrizek's InstallationCellular (Nov 2012)