is a a Friend of the Palo Alto Library, community activist, muse, writer, and conceptual artist living in the Bay Area. She is active with the Palo Alto Historical Association and the Midpeninsula Media Center.
Writing/design and production team of A Moment (Un)Bound:
Lessa Bouchard: Lead Writer/producer/performer
Susie Danzig: Lead Writing ensemble/performer
Richard Newton: Writing ensemble/performer
Bill Olson*(member AEA): Writing Ensemble/performer
Joyce McClure: Lead Writing Ensemble
Charles Alston: Set-Builder/writing ensemble
Beth Charlesworth: Photography and Video Documentation
Nick J. Ferraro: Backstage Manager
Tanya Finkelstein: Lighting Design
Jasmine Serena Greer: Sound Design and Archive Mixed Media logo
Katherine Halcrow: Costume Design
Alex Hero: Marketing Assistant
Nancy Hurxthal: Costume Design
Roberta Inscho Cox: Assistant Director/Stage Manager
Bora "Max" Koknar: Video Design/tech associate
Michael Palladino: Set Design
Frank Pahl: Original Music from "Hats"
Evan Michael Schumacher: Video Design/writing ensemble
Megan Stevens: Set Design
Rory Strahan-Mauk: Video Assistant
is a farmer's son from Liverpool, England, and has made his home as a theatre professional in the Bay Area for over 20 years - with the odd foray into the mid-west for Graduate school. He has an MFA from Roosevelt University, Chicago, in Directing, Dramaturgy and non-profit management. He supplements his theatre work with the healing arts and all things equine. He is a Reiki Master, equine bodyworker and Tellington Method practitioner. www.giftedhealinghands.com
graduated with a BFA in Theatre from Marymount Manhattan College in NY, then went on to intern and perform with Ensemble Studio Theatre in New York. After moving to California Susie began creating and performing with award winning puppetry company Lunatique Fantastique from 2001-2010. She has also performed with San Jose Stage Company, Dragon Productions and in Woman's Will 24 hour Play Fest. Other credits include "The Tempest" (Expanded Arts, NY) , "Performance Piece #27" (Cucaracha Theatre, NY), "Up Against the Wind" (Juilliard Directors Lab, NY) and "Equus" (Rhode Island Shakespeare Theatre). She is from New Jersey, like Danny DeVito and Meryl Streep.
explores issues of memory, place and identity through video installation and performance out of her studio in the Cubberley Artists Studio Program in the City of Palo Alto. She has an MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts and Media from Columbia College Chicago and a BFA in Theatre from the University of Detroit Mercy. She has produced, directed, performed and taught for various theatres and cultural institutions in the midwest and SF Bay area, including performance and directing work in Detroit with POW!, Walk and Squawk Performance Project and Matrix Theatre Company, and in Chicago with the ACCESS Project at Victory Gardens, Stage Left and Core Project.
A group of writers/designers/performers who got together and wrote a play, and now are off exploring various projects- a community arts web series, an interactive digital encyclopedia of Chinese Medicine, writing workshops, the new minimalism, teaching at Pinewood and various community centers (Lessa still wants to go iceskating- just in case anyone cares. And Richard needs to take us on a horseback adventure.) Join our mailing list to keep up with our doin's and catch the first installment of our web series set at Bell's Books.