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During the interview I did with Scott Baker back in 2012 I ask that we have some 'cut away' shots. They were so good I have to post them now! Here is the link to original interview done January 18, 2012. Continue reading...

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Originally recorded in 2009 as part of the NY Downtown Clown series. Kevin is asked to answer some specific questions about his life, work and career. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ PART 2 of the interview with Kevin C Carr. Continue reading...

Dick Monday teaching at NY Goofs workshop.

Every year I have the chance to photograph one of the most delightful and funny workshops held in NYC. NY Goofs. Here is a short video of an improv performed by 4 of the workshop participants during the final days of the workshop. They are having one this summer as well. Anyone seriously interested in clown, physical comedy and just plain laughs should look into attending. For more information: http://bit.ly/1vhsYrY CAP 21 Studios, AUGUST 10-15, 2014 Faculty: Dick Monday * Tiffany Riley * Michael Continue reading...

MacRonayGirls

I had the honor to see Mac Ronay (born Germain Rene Sauvard. June 1913-June 2004) perform at The Crazy Horse Saloon in Paris. He shared the bill with Milo & Roger, Great Carazini. What a lineup. He was one of the funniest performers I have every seen. His magic tricks were hysterical in the 'failed' attempts he made to get them right. Here is a video of his act for your enjoyment. One of my favorite films of all time is "After The Fox" written by Neil Simon,Cesare Zavattini and directed Continue reading...

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Juggle This is here for the 12th Season. A Festival  weekend of juggling fanatics who enjoy sharing, watching and taking workshops. The weekend culminates with this SHOW SPECTACULAR that I documented at the Miller Theater at Columbia University campus. The host for the evenings festivities was comedy juggler and Ringling Bros Clown College graduate MICHAEL DAVIS. Michael Davis is a professional with experience on Broadway, The White House. TV and is delightfully funny. The show had an international Continue reading...

FREE! FREE! FREE! FREE! For the next 3 months on the last Sunday we are presenting a series of silent films at Jalopy Tavern.  Outside on the patio is a wonderful, intimate screening room. We will present a few shorts and one feature film. Titles will be announced the evening of. Drinks and food are allowed on the patio. So come and have a feast (or just a drink) while watching some awesome films. The films being presented are hardly ever screened on TV or in NY Theaters! ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Jalopy Continue reading...

Vitaphone

The Ben Pollack Orchestra plays three tunes on this video. In the band are Jimmy McPartland, Ray Baudus, "Icky" Morgan, 19 year old Benny Goodman, brother Harry Goodman and Jack Teagarden who not only plays trombone but also sings in his own inimitable way and plays vibraphone. This is from a Vitaphone Project DVD. Check out the list of amazing music Vitaphones here. Songs: California Echoes My Kind of Love Song of the Island Continue reading...

Jazzmania Quintteete on Vitaphone

George Stoll was a musical director, conductor, composer and jazz violoinist. George Stoll (May 7th, 1905 - Jan 18th, 1985)Born George Martin Stoll, he was also later credited as George E Stoll, sometimes without the middle initial. Violin prodigy Stoll made his musical debut as a boy violin prodigy, gaining nationwide attention fame. He toured North America as a jazz violinist on the Fanchon and Marco circuit and was part of the Jazzmania Quintet, appearing with Edythe Flynn in an early 1927 Continue reading...

Paul J Curtis

In loving Memory of Paul J. Curtis 1927–2012    Founder and Director of  The American Mime Theatre Paul J. Curtis (August 29, 1927– April 28 2012) was an American actor, mime, director and founder of The American Mime Theatre. He created the medium known as American Mime. He said, "American Mime is a complete theatre medium defined by its own aesthetic laws, terminology, techniques, script material and teaching methods. Basically, it is a medium for non-speaking actors who Continue reading...

Kari

In August of 2013 I drove up to the Margolis Method Center in Highland, New York to visit and interview Kari Margolis. It has taken me almost a year to get it on this blog. Technical difficulties with the video.But here it is! In this interview she talks about her Margolis Method, theater and the future. For more information on Margolis Method go here! For more information on Margolis Brown Adaptors go here! Photograph of Margolis Brown Adaptor's work in progress "PULLING STRINGS". ~ Continue reading...