Aug 30, 2017
Vanessa Valliere - a Chicago-based performer with Manual Cinema and Mucca Pazza who toured with Tour de Fat, and now takes her puppet shows around the country - tells me about the pain of creating, swing dancing in Japan, finding one's place in the ensemble, and trying not to eat your puppets.
Music by S.J. Roberts:...
Aug 16, 2017
Some context: After interviewing Bonnie Duncan (1.4) back in March, she suggested some other artists I should interview while I was in Boston. This is with Brendan Burns, one of Bonnie's collaborators, recorded at Brookline Music School. Talking points include taking a musical snapshot of a city's scene, confidence as...
Aug 2, 2017
Recorded at the 2017 Puppeteers of America National Festival in St. Paul, Yngvild Aspeli (the Artistic Director of Plexus Polaire) and I discuss collaboration, perfection in fragility, starting from the theme, and changing a show with every performance.
Music by SJ Roberts: find more at sjroberts.bandcamp.com