Come for the movie, stay for the afterglow. I will be part of a Q&A with Peter Golub (Director, Sundance Film Music Program) following the theatrical screening of 306 Hollywood this weekend in LA at the Laemmle Royal in Santa Monica. We will discuss all of the things. Sunday October 14th at 7:50PM.
I had a great time speaking with radio host Marty Moss-Coane and Chicago Tribune film critic Michael Phillips about this year's oscar nominees for best film score. I rooted for Phantom Thread but - spoiler alert - it didn't win.
Listen to the archived show here.
We had a fantastic time in Park City, UT at the Sundance 2018 Festival. 306 Hollywood was the first documentary to ever screen in the NEXT category, and we were honored to be included with some seriously groundbreaking films. Look forward to distribution news, and in the meantime enjoy this scene excerpt.
Children, Elders, and Machines contemplate the future in a time of dire ecological predictions and rapid technological change.
Pig Iron Theatre presents a work of symphonic theater in five movements - featuring nearly 90 performers including Contemporaneous chamber orchestra, The Crossing choir, PhiloMusica, and dozens of community choristers.
Purchase tickets at the FringeArts site.
September 22-24, Philadelphia.
Pig Iron Theatre and I are grateful to receive a 2017 New Music USA grant towards the completion of our epic symphonic theater piece "A Period of Animate Existence."
Our piece features nearly 90 performers including musical collaborations with The Crossing Choir, Contemporaneous chamber orchestra, PhiloMusica, and dozens of singers from local community choirs.
The premiere is scheduled for Sept 22-24, at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts at University of Pennsylvania.
The Period of Animate Existence team (Dan Rothenberg, Mimi Lien, and I) are 2016-2017 artists-in-residence at University of Pennsylvania. We will be collaborating with the Penn Program in Environmental Humanities to develop our new symphonic-theater work for children, elders, choirs, orchestra, and machines. Read more about it here.