Karen Jenson interviews Jenny Lee Mitchell Vaudevisuals visits Jenny Lee Mitchell for a great interview by Karen Jenson. Jenny talks about her work, feelings about her career and direction she is taking in her work. Here is a video from the Vaudephone Series of Jenny performing her 'Diedre Pazzesco' character. Vaudephone is a co-production of Vaudevisuals.com and the American Vaudeville Theatre/Travalanche (Diedre Pazzesco played by Jenny Lee Mitchell) Recorded at Dixon Place on October Continue reading...

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Originally posted on April 12, 2012. Vaudephone is a co-production of Vaudevisuals.com and the American Vaudeville Theatre/Travalanche Recorded at Dixon Place on October 25th, 2011. Travis and I both really enjoyed making these Vaudephone videos but couldn't find a 'sponsor' to finance the continuation of the productions. Based on the Vitaphone series that is currently being packaged on DVD. So here is the first one and I will be posting more of them in the coming weeks! Enjoy! Continue reading...

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  Bushwick Starr - a 5 year old performance space in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn. Presenting new and cutting edge theater premiers as well as original work from artists of the neighborhood. Noel Allain talks about the origin of the theater and how it got to where it is now. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ http://www.thebushwickstarr.org/ Continue reading...

John Grimaldi blowing bubbles.

Parallel Exit presents MOVE IT! Saturday June 27th, 2015 @ Brooklyn Public Library The line up for this hour of variety arts is: John Grimaldi Daniel Passer Nelson Lugo Stephanie Fribourg Paul Valenti Mark Gindick ~ ~ ~ Hosted by Parallel Exit's own Mark Lonergan. A 'dapper'  Mark Lonergan 'welcomes' the audience to the show ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Opening the show is John Grimaldi performing a lovely juggling rings act. Following his lyrical juggling John captivated the audience with his wonderful Continue reading...

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Presented at Cloud City in Williamsburg, Brooklyn Tuesday night, a delightful evening of variety arts MC'd by Will Studivant and featuring the talents of: Andrew Lynch Katie Melby Spencer Novich Jeff Seal & Chris Manley (Buttons) Lucas Tadeo Daniel Passer and featuring Wayne Wilson and Patrick de Valette in this short video excerpt from their piece "Retina". Will Studivant MC'd the show with humor and charm. Katie Melby and Andrew Lynch sing a song of distress. Jeff Continue reading...

Visited Cloud City today and did a video interview with two very funny men! Wayne Wilson and Patrick De Valette. They are rehearsing their new show "Retina" which will be performed on Tuesday night (6/23) at 9pm. Here are a few photographs I was able to take during their rehearsal and the video interview. The show will also include other performers as well. Daniel Passer, Jeff Seal, Katie Melby and Andrew Lynch. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Continue reading...

Potri Ranka Manis Queano Nur - Founder/Artistic Director introduced the audience to the afternoons agenda. ABOUT KINDING SINDAW  "The dances of KINDING SINDAW originate from the royal court dances of the Maranao-Sultante - a repertory of the sacred, classic, and secular combining grace and vigor, dnaces that directly reflect their rich natural enviornment. Dancers imitate the graceful movements of birds, fish, butterflies, rivers, streams, and ocean trekking boats, celebrate fertility in vigorous Continue reading...

Vaudevisuals Interview with Peggy Shaw

The Coil Festival presents "Ruff" with Peggy Shaw. Directed by Lois Weaver. Cowritten by Lois Weaver and Peggy Shaw. Presented at Dixon Place. For more information on the series go here: http://www.ps122.org/coil-2013/ For more information on Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver's SPLIT BRITCHES work go here: www.splitbritches.com Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver (with Deb Margolin) founded "Split Britches" in 1981. This video interview originally was posted at: http://vaudevisuals.com Continue reading...

Coney ISland Mermaid Parade

The Mermaid Parade is the largest art parade in the nation. A celebration of ancient mythology and honky-tonk rituals of the seaside, it showcases over 1,500 creative individuals from all over the five boroughs and beyond, opening the summer with incredible art, entrepreneurial spirit and community pride. And here is Dick Zigun in a video I shot for Coney Island USA. About Coney Island Coney Island is a New York City neighborhood that features an amusement area that includes 50 or more Continue reading...

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Coney Island's Steeplechase Park was an amazing place to visit and play. Here is a video from the British Pathe archives of that wonderful park and some of the rides that it provided. Also, at Luna Park we see Victor Zacchini -The Human Canonball- get fired out of a canon as part of the season's outdoor show. See all the British Pathe Newsreels now available on YouTube here. Continue reading...