photo: Buck Henry 2003
TRAINING
 
  Toronto
 
1969-71 Hair Workshop. A performance commune that grew out of the Toronto production of "Hair". There was daily participation and training in voice, movement, and improvisation. We wrote our own pieces that were performed in our own space and at Universities in southern Ontario.
1972-74 Eli Rill. Acting coach. Scene study and improvisation
1974-76 Second City. Comedy improvisation.
1976-77 The National Film Board of Canada. A workshop with writers, actors and filmakers working together.
 
  Los Angeles
 
1979 The Groundlings. Comedy improvisation. (beginners, intermediate and advanced).
1980-81 Jeff Corey, acting coach. Scene study and improvisation.
 
TEACHING
 
1991-97 Esalen Institute. Big Sur Workshop leader for weekend, weeklong and monthlong performance workshops with an emphasis on developing creative power. I directed and produced and helped write performances that were presented at the end of the weeklong and monthlong workshops.
1991-92 Art Center School of Design, Pasadena. Elective classes in developing creativity.
 
PERFORMANCE
 
  Toronto – Theatre
 
1972 Passe Muraille. Childrens Theatre. Directed by Eddie Fisher with Miles Potter.
1973 Global Village. Childrens Theatre (worked with Gilda Radner)
1974 Theatre Lab. Childrens Theatre. Touring company that traveled throughout Ontario and performed "A Midsummer Nights Dream".
1976 Toronto Free Theatre "Passion and Sin" written and directed by Hrant Aliank. I played a role that was written for me, the innocent waif caught up in a hot bed of passion and sin.
1976 Bathurst St. Theatre "The Ride Across Lake Constance" by Peter Handke directed by Robert Handforth.
 
  Los Angeles – Theatre
 
1979 The Groundlings. Wrote, performed in and directed skits for a presentation by the advanced class.
 
  Los Angeles – Film
 
1987 Someone to Love. Directed by Henry Jaglom
http://us.imdb.com/name/nm1508776/
 
PERFORMANCE ART
 
  Toronto
 
1970 Hair Workshop. Wrote for, directed and performed in.
1976 "Nitespots" Singer with the Dr. Brute Orchestra from the Western Front at "A Space" a gallery.
1976 Glamazon, a model in "American Fashion from 1920 to 1970"
1976 "A Space" Torch Showcase. An evening of torch songs with Brenda Donahue, Suzette Couture, Carole Pope
1976 The Ontario Museum of Art "The Rehearsal of the Audience for the 1984 Ms. General Idea Pageant" by General Idea. I played a walking, talking, living, breathing idea on legs.
 
  Los Angeles
 
1986 "Fertile Eyes" wrote, performed in and directed. Performed outdoors in the Malibu Hills.
1990-96 Produced, directed and helped write 6 onsite performance events at Esalen.
1999 "Woof Woof", a benefit to raise money for the dog rescue work of Rachel Rosenthal, myself and others. It was presented at Highways.
2000 "All Stars of Performance Art". An evening of performance art hosted by The Dark Bob and presented at the Knitting Factory in Hollywood.
 
THE BAND
 
1992 -2003 STORM TAYLOR AND HER EX-HUSBANDS (formerly known as Bertha D. Blues and the Lost Boys of Jazz). My jazz band features African American music from the 20’s & 30’s. I am the featured singer. I have performed in the following venues:
 
  Los Angeles
 
  Baked Potato
The Gardenia
Cinegrill
Lunapark
Lunaria
Atlas Supper Club
Les Deux Cafes
Manhattan Beach New Years Eve celebration
King King
The Music Machine
Santa Monica Pier
Harrahs Hotel Tahoe New Years
 
  Paris, France
 
  Duc de Lombard