Rooted in music, letters, movement and poems from then and now, this theatrical concert explores the American Civil War soldier’s tale, the war’s impact on the nation and the internal struggles that make love a battlefield everyday.
What are the eternal things that can bind people together, and how do we cling to those roots when the storms of life bare down?
What is war? What happens to those who fight? What happens to their bodies, and to their hearts? And for those that do, what happens when they return?
In this concert piece, music drives a story that takes us from the trenches to first dates and lullabies in between. Interwoven with dance and movement, with splices of English, Russian and Spanish poetry, this piece crosses the threshold of language and storytelling to shed light on the fires within us all.
In The Mind of a US Marine: Training, Fighting, & Returning
Co-Producer, Co-Writer – with Sublime and Ridiculous, Jane Gauntlett
Dana Foundation, BAW “Brain Awareness Week,” Joria Productions – Garment District, NYC