Insider Insights on Grants and Grant Writing

This year, I had the wonderful fortune of receiving a New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Grant to produce Conversations with Creatives. The grant was administered by and awarded through Livingston Arts and Genesee Valley Arts Grants. I also … Continued

Note to Three 2016 Tony Award Winners…

Sunday night’s Tony Award ceremony was a celebration of the Arts. From music to set design, script writing to directing, costumes to acting and choreography… almost every genre within the art world, and the individuals who brought the art forms … Continued

Rajesh Barnabas: Media for Messaging and Mentoring

I’ve worked with Rochester-based TV Producer, Filmmaker and Youth Educator Rajesh Barnabas for over five years at Rochester Community Media Center.  It still came as a surprise when I learned during this interview that many of the skills this multi-talented … Continued

Geva’s “Mockingbird” Sings of Contemporary Relevance

When students study To Kill a Mockingbird in school, few have the benefit of an English teacher who sets the stage as well as Geva’s Literary Director and Dramaturg, Jenni Werner. Yet even without her rich prose tying Harper Lee’s … Continued