Organizing for health and justice through performance and community collaboration.

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

Intensive Integration Curriculum + Clinical Workshops (UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine Residency)

Clinical Pastoral Education Conference + Hospital Workshops (Association for CPE 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 FILM Trailer (Miami Beach Urban Studios Gallery, FIU Residency)

 

photos by Andrew Synowiez

Performance Residencies + Development

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

 

Intensive Integration Performance, performance production (audience of 200; 150 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)

 

HopKins Black Box 2015-16 Performance Season, performance production, artist-scholar residency, with faculty + graduate collaborations/workshops  @ 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 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)