“I think it’s alluding to how can we find moments of breath, of being present and find moments of peace.”
-"Summer Partnership in the Arts to give unique virtual performance."
“Last summer was when that anniversary [the Stonewall Uprising] happened; now these students are back on campus, and I hope that we’re providing a safe space to celebrate that together
-"At UI Stonewall commemoration, university president says ‘we will support you’"
“Everything is done with the utmost amount of care and love for your playwright.”
-"UI dramaturgy program prepares students for leading roles."
“I believe those moments of sharing a personal and visceral connection with their [the characters] work in real time and space — not just reading a book or looking at a screen — held us all accountable as artists trying to recreate this world on stage.”
-"Finding 'The Countess'"
"It’s just still so unlikely that you would encounter this history, partially because it’s still fairly recent history — we tend not to learn the most recent history — and partially because of ongoing discrimination against the LGBTQ community.”
-"Pride amid a pandemic: Iowa City celebrates 50 years of LGBTQ visibility online"
“It’s important to share this story with 50 years of retrospect and to get that story out there in a form that’s accessible and exciting.”
-"Hit The Wall brings story of Stonewall riots to UI stage"
“HIR is definitely a comedy but a blistering one...”
-"A play revolving around the wobbly theme of change."
“We have been trying to ground these characters in the often difficult reality of those who struggle with mental illness and their families.”
-"ASU present Proof"