Hungry for the Radical: Ricardo Gamboa and the Impact of the Hoodoisie

I co-wrote feature on The Hoodoisie, a radically politicized, biweekly live news show podcast in a different gentrifying neighborhood every month. As the theater editor of Scapi Magazine, I curate my section to focus on work that highlights DIY theater and performance in Chicago. Click here to read the article. The full text of the … Continue reading Hungry for the Radical: Ricardo Gamboa and the Impact of the Hoodoisie

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Roses and Respect: Dissecting International Women’s Day in the Context of Soviet and Russian Jewish Women

In February 2018, my application for the Tikkun Fellowship was accepted.  The Tikkun Fellowship is an initiative of Jewish United Fund (JUF) of Metropolitan Chicago's Russian Jewish Division (RJD) that helps develop and support projects created by Russian-speaking Jewish individuals ages 22 to 40. With my family, community and my own rich experiences in mind, I’ll be focusing on … Continue reading Roses and Respect: Dissecting International Women’s Day in the Context of Soviet and Russian Jewish Women

Introducing “Identity Diaspora: A Collection of Essays by an American Daughter of Soviet Jewry”

In February 2018, my application for the Tikkun Fellowship was accepted.  The Tikkun Fellowship is an initiative of Jewish United Fund (JUF) of Metropolitan Chicago's Russian Jewish Division (RJD) that helps develop and support projects created by Russian-speaking Jewish individuals ages 22 to 40. The word Tikkun means "to repair" and comes from the phrase Tikkun Olam - "repairing … Continue reading Introducing “Identity Diaspora: A Collection of Essays by an American Daughter of Soviet Jewry”

The Show is a Ship: How Prop Thtr’s Incoming Directors Plan to Devise Their Work

I wrote a feature on how the incoming directors to Prop Thtr's upcoming season plan to devise each of their respective shows. As the theater editor of Scapi Magazine, I curate my section to focus on work that highlights DIY theater and performance in Chicago. Click here to read my article. The full text of … Continue reading The Show is a Ship: How Prop Thtr’s Incoming Directors Plan to Devise Their Work

The Making of a Home: Curators Olivia Lilley and Denise Yvette Serna Launch Salon Series

I wrote a feature on the different artists that performed at the January 2018 HOMESET, a quarterly salon series bringing artists together to share ideas and showcase their works in progress, lesser practiced skills and interests in a casual atmosphere. As the theater editor of Scapi Magazine, I curate my section to focus on work … Continue reading The Making of a Home: Curators Olivia Lilley and Denise Yvette Serna Launch Salon Series

Unearthing the Footprints: Anaemic Theatre and Voice of the City Present New, Devised Play “YIZKOR”

I wrote a feature on Anaemic Theatre and Voice of the City's new, devised play "Yizkor," which focuses on themes like the Holocaust, government-sanctioned genocide, anti-semitism, immigration, faith and family. As the theater editor of Scapi Magazine, I curate my section to focus on work that highlights DIY theater and performance in Chicago. Click here to … Continue reading Unearthing the Footprints: Anaemic Theatre and Voice of the City Present New, Devised Play “YIZKOR”

Permission to Make Art: 29th Annual Rhino Fest Returns with Tried, True and New Efforts

I wrote a feature on Curious Theatre Branch and Prop Thtr's 29th Annual Rhinoceros Theater Festival (Rhino Fest). As the theater editor of Scapi Magazine, I curate my section to focus on work that highlights DIY theater and performance in Chicago. Click here to read my article. The full text of the article can be … Continue reading Permission to Make Art: 29th Annual Rhino Fest Returns with Tried, True and New Efforts