Assembled Identity

I am currently developing this duet with Purva Bedi and Mariana Newhard for a 2018 premiere at HERE. Twin sisters discover they are clones and embark on an unexpected journey, confronting their own authenticity. Exploring ethnic ambiguity, race, genetics and eugenics, this electrifying duet uses original and found text, live cinematography, and contemporary music to explore…

Silent Voices

I recently co-created and directed Silent Voices with Dianne Berkun-Menaker and the Brooklyn Youth Chorus.  It was a year long series dealing with race, gender and class. We performed multimedia concert previews at National Sawdust and FIAF (as part of Prototype festival) and premiered the full work at BAM in the Opera House. Composers included…