Music is, for me, an expression of human gesture, of people and character. This is why I'm drawn to theater and dance. I look for the impetus, the physicality that is common to all of these forms.

Works in Development

The Rootabaga Stories

These timeless stories by the iconic American poet Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) are situated at the border of the absurd.


A working father, stay-at-home mother and 9-year-old daughter live in a 1980’s Brooklyn cobblestone apartment. The father and daughter have a nightly ritual of creating a bedtime tale drawn from their mutual imaginings...