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Performing Highlights

1980'S

Vaudeville, family shows & ballet

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"Acrobrats," The Market Atrium at Citicorp Center, 1983

"Acrobrats" (full-length show), Riverside Church, NY, 1987

Saturday Theater for Children (tours of metro NY) 1986-1989

Boston Women's Theater Festival, Boston, MA, 1986

Baltimore Theatre Arts Festival, Baltimore, MD, 1984

The First New York Festival of Clown-Theatre, NY, 1983
The Second New York International Festival of
Clown-Theatre, NY, 1985

Lincoln Center's Out-of-Doors Theatre Festival, NY, 1986

WNET Children's Festival, The United Nations, NY, 1988

Quebec's 450th Anniversary Festival, Quebec, 1984

"An Evening of Vaudeville", Barre Opera House, Barre, VT, 1987

"Life After Vaudeville!", BACA's Downtown Cultural Center, 1982

Balletfore, Marymount Manhattan College (KG - comedic dancer), 1983

The Boarshead Festival, St. John the Divine Cathedral, NYC, 1985-1989

The Medieval Festival, at The Cloisters in Fort Tryon Park, NYC, 1984-1999

Somerstown Gallery: "A Nonsense Circus: How Pleasant To Know Mr. Lear!", 1985

Prunella & the Champ

"Prunella & the Champ", tour of public schools throughout Montana, 1986
"Prunella & the Champ", Performing Residency, ART PARK, Lewiston, NY, 1983 & 1985
"Prunella & the Champ", tour of public schools & libraries
in the tri-state area, 1985 & 1986

The Metropolitan Opera's Concerts-in-the-Parks Series,
(5-boro tour as Troubadours), 1987

New York Theatre Ballet's "NUTCRACKER" Production. Annual tours of the northeast and northwest coast, including shows at the World Financial Center, The French Institute, Town Hall, Hofstra University, Goucher College, Berklee Performance Center, Riverside Church, Brooklyn Academy of Music & the Northwestern Michigan Symphony Orchestra, 1981-1990

Television & Film

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"For a Moment You Can Fly", PBS Documentary on the Big Apple Circus by Skip Blumberg. Aired on Channel 13 and at The Museum of Modern Art.

"Shining Time Station" WNET 13, Featured Acrobats - Episode #10, 1988

"Margaret Sangar - Public Nuisance" PBS Docudrama by Svoboda & Bull, Channel 13 & MOMA.

Teaching Grants:

AT&T/NYC Dept. of Cultural Affairs - Grant to teach acrobatics to children from city shelters, 1982 & 1983

CIRCUS:

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Circus Smirkus, (one-ring tented show) New England tour, 1987 & 1988

Friendly Bros. Circus, (one-ring tented show) touring NYS and NJ, 1984 & 1985

The No Elephant Circus, "Klowns", presented at Stockton State College, NJ, 1982

Shrine Circus, (3-ring circus touring midwest and northwest, from the Dakotas to Calgary), 1980


"YAGADDAWANNA CIRCUS" at Artpark, Lewiston, NY, 1983

CIRCUS!, Raritan Valley Community College, NJ, 1987

CORPORATE EVENTS:

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Reader's Digest
IBM
Artscape
The Bruce Musuem
Citicorp
Smithsonian Museum
HBO (Fraggle Rock)
Merrill Lynch
Teleplex Telecommunications
Brown Harriman Bros.
General Foods
Warner Bros. RecordsHenson Associates
South Orange First NightLenox Hill Neighborhood Association
Somerstown GalleryJerry Kravat Entertainment
Millenium Hotel Grand OpeningSandisfield Arts Council, Sandisfield, MA
Downtown Development Commission, Madison, NJ

1990's

THEATER FESTIVALS:

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The Downtown Battery Dance Festival, NYC, 1993

Caramoor Summer Arts Festival, Caramoor, NY, 1991

Lincoln Center's Out-of-Doors Theatre Festival, NYC, 1990 & 1991

Festival of Light & Sound, World Financial Center, NYC, 1990

"La Piazza" International Zirkus-Theatre Festival, Germany, 1991

The Boarshead Festival, St. John the Divine Cathedral, NYC, 1990-1994

The Medieval Festival at the Cloisters, Fort Tryon Park, NYC, 1990-1996

International Festival, Brooklyn Heights Montessori School, NY, 1997-1999

"Le Cirque Bohemien", Quick Center for the Arts, Fairfield, CT, 1998

Family shows:

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Sprout
Easter Seals
Save the Children
Special Olympics
The Chapin School
The Bryant Library*
Islip Public Library
Chappaqua Library
Hospital Audiences
Berkshire University
Jericho Public Library*
Elmont Public LibraryHicksville Public Library
Manhasset Public Library*Great Neck Public Library*
Connetquot Public LibraryFarmingdale Public Library*
Comsewogue Public LibraryBayview Elementary School
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Manetuck Elementary School
Westbrook Elementary School
Saturday Theatre for Children
Lindenhurst Memorial Library
New Alternatives for Children
The Hudson Waterfront Museum**
Paul J. Ballew Elementary School
The National Council for Adoption
Jacob Gunther Elementary School
Copiague Memorial Public Library
The Port Washington Public Library
Mid-Island Y/Jewish Community Ctr.
Boys & Girls Club of Hudson County
Caramoor Center for Music & TheArts
Pediatric Aids "Cooks for Kids" Event
Prospect Park Children's Concert SeriesNew Alternatives for Children Festival
NYC Department of Parks and RecreationDowntown Development of Madison, NJ
Greenburgh Police Benevolent Association**Mid-Island Y & Jewish Community Center
Brooklyn Public Library @ Red HookChildren's Village Circus, Dobbs Ferry**
Brooklyn Public Library @ Grand Army PlazaFairfield University (Quick Center for the Arts)
Brooklyn Public Library @WilliamsburghThe Children's Museum of Manhattan, "Circus Month"

* multiple performances over several years          **annual performances over a decade

"CIRCUSUNDAYS IN JUNE", Series 1995-1999

Circus-Vaudeville-Variety Show, The Waterfront Museum, Showboat Barge, Brooklyn, NY

TELEVISION, FILM ,VIDEO & PRINT ADS:

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"Big Fun" Scatterbrain, Elektra Entertainement, MTV Music Video

"The Grind", Eight episodes for MTV, aired fall of '95

"New Yorkers", NHK Weekly Television Program (documentary on KG), aired in Japan

"Moschen in Motion", Documentary, PBS Great Performance Series

"Chateau Gateau", Queens Public T.V.

Special: "CIRCUSundays", New York One T.V.

"Keith Haring Designs", (full-page ad) Interview Magazine, 1993

 

"SYMFUNNY CIRCUS":YOUNG PEOPLE'S CONCERTS:

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The Little Orchestra Society,
Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, NY

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra,
Klein Haus Halle, Buffalo, NY

Harrisburg Symphony,
Scottish Rite Cathedral, Harrisburg, PA

The Florida Orchestra,
Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, FL

The Rochester Orchestra, Rochester, NY

Syracuse Symphony, Syracuse, NY


TEACHING & CONSULTING:

Acrobatico Fratelli (Brazil), Le Rire Medecin (France), Klecks Theatre (W. Germany),
Borde-Brothers (E. Germany), Private Classes in Acrobatics & Juggling (NYC)

CORPORATE EVENTS:

MCI
Acrobrats
Merrill Lynch
KPN Wall St. Parade
Gramercy Arts Club
Citicorp
Garden State Racetrack
The Murphy Center
Chezzam
Gay Men's Health Center
Baron-Maxson Corp.
Suisse Air
Lincoln Square Synagogue
F.A.O. Schwartz
PepsiCola
Nordstrom Grand Opening
The Museum of Natural History
Walt DisneySouthampton Assoc. Grand Prix
Queens Symphony OrchestraCaeser's Palace, Atlantic City
Warner Bros.Lederle Labs
AT&T/NYC Dept. Cultural AffairsThe World of Calder @ The Whitney
Givenchy for Lord & Taylor'sOld Navy Store/Grand Opening
Henry ScheinGeneral Foods
Chase Manhattan Bank Metro Tech Ctr.Big Apple Circus/"Circus-To-Go"
The IntrepidBetelgeuse Circus at Dezerland
"Le Cirque d'Art" Gala, Hunterdon Museum of Art, NJ

2000-2008 Performing Highlights

"CIRCUSUNDAYS IN JUNE" Series: 2000 & 2001,2003-2008

Circus-Vaudeville-Variety Show, (in collaboration with Captain David Sharps) on board the Waterfront Museum Showboat Barge, Brooklyn, NY

Family Shows:

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"Prunes & Frantic", Camp Simcha , Glen Spey, NY

"Piccolo Circus", Valley Cottage Elementary School, NY

Governor's Island Family Day Festival, Governor's Island, NY

Prunes & Frantic", The Mamaroneck Library, Mamaroneck, NY

"Piccolo Circus", St. Agnes & Blythdale Hsopitals, Westchester, NY

"People-to-People Children's Day Event, The Hilton @ Pearl River, NY

Children's Village Circus, Greenburgh Police Association, Dobbs Ferry, NY

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"Piccolo Circus", Town of Greenburgh Police Benevolent Association, NY

The International Festival of Brooklyn Heights Montessori School, Brooklyn. NY

"Pirates of the Caribbean Circus", St. Agnes & Blythdale Hospitals, Westchester, NY

Halloween Circus: Brooklyn Botanic Gardens,
"Ghouls & Gourds" Event, Brooklyn, NY

"HOLIDAY CIRCUS", Brooklyn Community Events, Tabernacle Theatre, Brooklyn, NY

"The Circus in Sculpture", Gala Opening for MACH, Earthplace Nature Center, Westport, CT

"Animals & Acrobats" Event, Historic Hudson Valley at Van Cortlandt Manor, Croton-on-Hudson, NY

Corporate:

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Citibank
Our House
Bowne & Co.
Chai Lifeline Inc.
Bloomberg Group
Big Apple Circus
Always Entertaining
Creek Country Club
The Juggling MATRIX
Hudson River Park Trust
Rockland County YMCA
Regional Plan Association
International Entertainers Network
Lee Perry Gross Music & Entertainment
Russo-Schindermann's Busker's Cirque,
The Water Club, NY
Charles Dana Discovery Center,
Magic & Science Event, Belvedere Castle, NY

Teaching & Training:

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Le Rire Medecin, Paris, FRANCE

Circus Minimus, Bridgeport, CT

Amazing Grace CIRCUS!, Nyack, NY

Big Top Summer Day Camp, Nyack, NY

Circus Arts Program, The Milton School, Rye, NY

New England Youth Circus Festival, Middletown, CT

Music & Arts Center for the Humanities (MACH) Bridgeport, CT

Lev Leytzan, (The Compassionate Clown Alley, Inc.) Hewlett, NY

(AYCO) American Youth Circus Organization Festival,
St. Paul, MN

(AYCO) American Youth Circus Organization Festival, Normal, ILL

"CIRCUS in Art: the Art of Balance", Bishops University, Sherbrooke, CANADA

"Saturdays at the Circus", Harlem Children's Zone and Promise Academy, NYC.