FEBRUARY - "Voices from Germany"
A conversation on contemporary theater in Germany and the US with director Robert Falls (The Goodman Theater) and Sebastian Huber (Chief Dramaturg, Bavarian State Theater).
Featuring readings from "Wut" (Elfriede Jelinek, 2016) and "The Civil Wars" (Milo Rau, 2014).
Moderated and curated by Amy Stebbins
Goethe-Institut (Chicago, IL)
FEBRUARY - Opera Box Score Radio
Conversation about "Mauerschau", the Lyric Opera's 2017-2018 season, and differences between making opera in Germany and the US
Radio interview with Hauke Berheide, George Cederquist, and Oliver Camacho
89.3 WNUR (Chicago, IL)
NOVEMBER - Directing Workshop for MA scenography students
"Dramaturgie: East German methods toward theater as critique" lecture and artist's talk for MA and BA students
Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (London, UK)
OCTOBER - "From Green Glasses to Night Vision: Kleist's Penthesilea at the Bavarian State Opera (2016)
Panel: "Communicating War and Violence since 1914"
A lecture with Hauke Berheide
German Studies Association (San Diego, CA)
SEPTEMBER - Performance of selections from "Mauerschau"
Artists' Talk "Acts of Heroism: Identification and Alienation in the Penthesilea-opera Mauerschau"
featuring: Ryan King (baritone) and Amber Alarcon (mezzo-soprano)
with Hauke Berheide
California State University, Long Beach (Long Beach, CA)
JULY - Presentation of academic work at "Performativity: Life, Stage, Screen?"
Dahlem Humanities Center of the Freie Universität, (Berlin, Germany)
Die Reithalle (Munich, Germany)
MAY - Workshop on "American Directing Practice"
Thomas Bernhard Institute, Mozarteum (Salzburg Austria)
MARCH - Opera Box Score
Conversation on directing in Europe with George Cederquist and Lydia Steier
MARCH - Presentation on MAKING A (RE)ENTRANCE
with co-director Adi Barak at "Experiencing Prison"
DECEMBER - "Mobile Immobile", Residenztheater Blog
Residenztheater (Munich, German)y
German Chancellor Fellowship, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation,
Residenztheater (Munich, Germany)
SEPTEMBER - "Eine Aufgekratztheit im Theater: Acting the Agon at the Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz" Seminar a Journal of Germanic Studies
MARCH - Finalist of the Chamber Opera Competition of the Baden-Baden Easter Festival
With stage and costume designer Belèn Montoliù.
Voluntarily withdrew from competition. No prize awarded.
Berlin Philharmonic, Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, Deutsche Bank Foundation (Baden-Baden, Germany)