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Beowulf Residency at the CATWALK Institute

I’m spending April 2019 up in the Catskills Mountains at the CATWALK Institute working on a theatrical adaptation of Beowulf. My collaborators are a diverse group of actors, musicians, and designers, with talented director Kim Kerfoot at the helm. The facilities—a small house in a patch of woods overlooking the Hudson River about two hours north of New York City—provide the perfect inspiration and backdrop for artistic inspiration and collaboration. Residencies are difficult. This is my second one (after a three-week stint at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts in Nebraska City, Nebraska this past September). The big question is, how do we divide our time? How do we maintain produc