Writing Categories Archives: Essays
- Running Commentary (A Farewell to Los Angeles)
This editorial was published in High Performance magazine #61, Spring 1993, as Steven Durland and I were leaving L.A. for North Carolina. When we published the last issue of High Performance, we were so busy at our headquarters, the 18th Street Arts Co …
- What Is a Critic Now?
How does a critic do her job in these culturally confusing times?
- Angels on Your Shoulders: A Conversation with Tim Miller about Art & Activism
Performance artist Tim Miller talks about arts activism at the height of the AIDS crisis.
- Community Building: An Undiscovered Arts Mainstream
The accomplishments of eight ensemble theater companies that have been building community at home for 25 to 45 years.
- High Performance, Performance Art & Me
The story of the virgin birth of High Performance magazine, and the difference between performance art and theater