Clients at Work — Photo Series

CLIENTS AT WORK #1 (#1 in a series of photos celebrating performers who will soon be hitting the road for summer fringe… Posted by Mark Kenward on Monday, April 17, 2017 CLIENTS AT WORK #2 (celebrating performers who will soon be hitting the road for summer fringe festivals) Angela Neff… Posted by Mark Kenward on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 CLIENTS AT WORK…

Solo Performer Nation

Walt Whitman predicted a future in which every American would be their own priest, their own poet. Jack Kerouac had a similar vision, “the strange future when it will be realized that everyone is an artist, naturally. And each good or bad according to his openness!” And look what has happened! We have become a nation awash with solo performers!…

Uncomfortable Truths and Unexpected Epiphanies

A couple years ago I was interviewed by Sara Felder for Theatre Bay Area Magazine.  I just noticed that the interview is no longer available on-line, so I am posting an excerpt here: Q: If you can also talk about the role of solo theater in society. A. I’m not sure solo theater is all that important to society at large,…

What is The High Dive?

Two years ago, Megan and I bought a house up on the ridge of the Oakland Hills.   The house was nice enough, a midcentury modern with big windows and enough space for our family of three.  But there were two things in particular that made this the home for us.  One, the backyard opened up to a large meadow on…