Extracurricular Activities

Here are some pertinent digital items of interest that I got up to when I wasn’t blogging here!

September – October 2015: I put together some violence for Zietgeist Stage Company’s The Boys in the Band.  If you want to see it, you can check out further details here.

September 20, 2015: I will be teaching a one-off stage combat workshop with SAFD certified teacher Angela Bonacasa.  For details on this workshop, check out our Facebook page.

July 22, 2015: I taught a Stage Combat workshop to the kids at Broadway Breakthru!  Here’s a video that highlights some of the work.

April 14 – 18, 2015: Tufts University’s MainStage is doing Richard III and I’m putting together all kinds of crazy violence for it.  Sword fights, high falls, murders, mayhem; you name it!  It’s a 90-minute production so nice and pithy; come and see!

March, 2015: I had the pleasure of serving as a judge for the Massachusetts Educational Theatre Guild‘s High School Festival of Plays.  Congratulations to all involved; it is a really uplifting experience to see such talented young artists showcase their work!

March 28, 2015: I will be teaching a one-day unarmed stage combat workshop at Apollinaire’s Actor Training Program.  Come join me for some slap-happy fun!

March 2015: I put together a bit of Violence for Torn Ticket II‘s Production of Into the Woods.

October 7th – December 23, 2014: I’ll be teaching stage combat with Apollinaire’s Actor Training Program.  In two six-week workshops, we will explore first unarmed fundamentals, and then swashbuckling!  If you want to pick a fight with me, this is a great way to do it!

September 9th – October 11, 2014: Zeitgeist Stage Company has asked me back to fight direct their production of Bent.  Definitely check out this heavy-hitting piece! (….pun only kind of intended).

July 9th – 27th, 2014: I’m back at Apollinaire crafting some violence for their summer in the park production of ¡Bocón!.

April 25th – May 17th, 2014: I’m fight directing Good Television at Zeitgeist Stage Company.

April 8th – 12th, 2014: I’m back at Balch Arena Theatre at Tufts University serving as fight director for their MainStage production of OR.

February 2014: I am serving as fight director for Tufts University’s MainStage production of Rent.  Come check it out!

February 2014: I am fight directing Macbeth for the Advanced Youth Ensemble at Charlestown Working Theatre.  More details here.

January 26, 2014: I am honored to be the guest improvisor for January’s performance of Dorks in Dungeons; a live-action improvisational show based on table-top roleplaying.  To check it out, see more details here.

December, 2013: I’m fight directing Young Jean Lee’s Songs of the Dragons Flying to Heaven at Apollinaire.  It opens December 27th and it’s proving to be a wild ride!  Tickets and more details available here.

November 11, 2013: My third post in the Howlround series went live.  Check it out!

October 31, 2013: My debut review with the New England Theatre Geek was posted today. Check it out here!

October 18, 2013: The second article in my series for Howlround got posted!  Have a look!

October 4, 2013: The first of my series of blog posts regarding the differences between amateur and professional status in the theatre industry has been published to Howlround!  Check it out!

October, 2013: I fight directed Tufts University’s production of Welcome to Arroyo’s.  Show runs October 17-19; 24-26.  For ticket information, see the above-linked facebook groups or the Tufts drama department page.

August 8, 2013: I wrote another guest blog for Gradshare.  The website itself is a great resource for graduate students, and this post specifically addresses some tactics for getting through the darker side of the PhD.  Check it out here!

July 1, 2013: I have been given the opportunity to perform my favorite scene from Shakespeare’s canon at the Hub Theatre Company Boston’s Shakespeare Open Mic Night at Trident Books.  Come on out and see it!

June 11, 2013: Both the films we shot for the Boston 48 hour film festival made it to the best-of screening!  More information here.

May 12, 2013: I am assistant fight directing Simple Machine’s contribution to the Boston Theatre Marathon.  They’re doing a piece entitled Lost in Thought by Christopher Lockheardt.  If you’re interested in seeing it, you can nab tickets here.

May 4-5, 2013: I’m cast in Malarkey Films’ entry into the Boston 48 hour film festival!  This year, the theme is ACTION!  Our film is going to be screened at the Kendall Square cinema on May 8th in the 9:30 PM slot if you’d like to see the crazy thing we’re going to make.

April 23, 2013: Seven Stages Shakespeare company is presenting a day of festivities to celebrate the Bard’s Birthday!  As a portion of this, I’ve been asked to speak on a panel of experts discussing some of Shakespeare’s lesser-known poetry.  For more information, see the facebook invite here.

March, 2013: Our experiment in communal theatre (otherwise known as “What you Will”) is producing Twelfth Night!  Come see eight of us run around like crazy people (including me doubling Olivia and Maria).  Tickets available here.

February, 2013: That production of Measure for Measure that I’ve been working on since last June is going up!  It plays February 14-16 and 21-23 at 8PM.  Tickets and further info available here.

December 1, 2012: Offensive Shadows has officially gone live!  Herein, my Partner in Crime and I are dedicated to explicating Shakespeare for the modern man (without assuming that the modern man is an idiot, or a scholar).  We will be updating every Wednesday; check us out!

September, 2012: My review of Extramural Shakespeare by Denise Albanese and Shakespeare’s Imaginary Constitution by Paul Raffield was published in Theatre Survey 53.2.

August-October, 2012: I was cajoled out of retired to play a dream role; Rosalind in the Winthrop Playmakers’ As you Like it.  For more information on tickets and showtimes, check out the theatre’s website here!

June 12, 2012: I lent my expertise for an post in GradMatters about surviving year one of Grad School.  Have a looksie!

June 11, 2012: I wrote a guest blog for gradshare.  Check it out here!  If you don’t know about gradshare, by the by, you should snoop around while you’re there.  It’s a great resource, and one that has the potential to grow with its audience.  Power to the grad students!

April 9, 2012: GradMatters asked for my advice about conferencing, so I gave it to them.  Check out the blog post here!

January, 2012: Daniprose was nominated for the 2011 New England Art Awards (category: Essay by a Local Writer about Locally-Made Art).  Specifically, my review of the 2011 Banditos Misteriosos event “Choose your own Timeventure”.

December, 2011: I was interviewed for the Tufts GSAS Graduate Newsletter.  Check out the article here!

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