Arts & Culture

I have a sordid past. Once upon a time, I was a performer.

My first post-college-non-restaurant job was at a children’s musical puppet theater company. It was just like Avenue Q for kids…if Avenue Q was horrible, not funny, paid its actors below minimum wage and held its set together with duct tape.

I have delivered songs about losing my virginity and wishing I had a penis…in front of my parents.

Mine was a bright, but rapidly burning star.

Jokes aside, as a business-lady, I’ve worked with some of the city’s greatest arts institutions: Manhattan Theatre Club, Ensemble Studio Theatre, and Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, among others. I wouldn’t call myself an authority on all things arts and culture, but I’ve got an ear to the ground.

"Salt Water Taffy" from THEY SHOOT HORSES, DON'T THEY. photo by Hope Leigh Rollins
“Salt Water Taffy” from THEY SHOOT HORSES, DON’T THEY at American University, 2006. photo by Hope Leigh Rollins

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