Teaching/Artist in Residence

S.M.Y.L.I. 2011

S.M.Y.L.I. 2011

This summer, not only did we knock out another fine mini-doc about the Summer Youth Leadership program for Immigrant youth, which brings them onto a college campus, but I also trained a group of intrepid youth, college students from the same program, to conceive and shoot the doc. It was a great week. There’s not [...]

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S.M.Y.L.I

S.M.Y.L.I

LEADERSHIP A small part of the summer, 2010, I spent training C.A.M.P (college freshmen and sophmores) particpants in videography. Though I was hired as a teacher, I must say I learned so much. Let me go backwards. SMYLI, CAMP, what’s it mean? The Summer Migrant Youth Leadership Institute. And CAMP: College Assistance Migrant Program. These [...]

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ZOMBIE CLUB

ZOMBIE CLUB

Summer 2010 I had so much fun. A gaggle of 10-13 year olds at the Cope Branch Boys and Girls Club started doing Forum Theater and improvisations with me, one thing led to another, and while I thought I was destined for a summer of finger puppet making, and launching my project Geronimo (read more [...]

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Artist in Residence

Artist in Residence

Residencies I can’t think of a better way to serve my country than invest in its youth. For nearly twenty years, from Castle Rock’s IB program to the migrant camps of rural Colorado, I’ve shared Forum Theater (a.k.a. Theater of the Oppressed) Poetry and Video Art with schools and communities across the state. I’ve even [...]

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