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 Posted: Sat Jul 28th, 2007 03:40 pm
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katoagogo



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Location: New London, Connecticut USA
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I know enough about web design, html, and computers to get myself into trouble.

When I was a teen I learned every line from the original Star Wars and drew a comic book to prove it. That comic book was later "collected as extra credit" by my eigth grade teacher and never returned. I'm still a little cranky about that.

I studied art for many years and have worked as a professional caricature artist and a pen & ink portrait artist. I am currently working on creating a pet-portrait business called Pawtraits.

My art background enables me to design sets and work as a scene painter.

I have been a professional technical director for a touring theater company.

For 10 years I worked with (and for five of the years ran) a festival of new plays at the O'Neill Theater Center dedicated to workshopping plays by playwrights living in Southeastern Connecticut. As a result I met many playwrights in my community, and begun a theater project that stages new plays by people from my community called The Planning Stage.

I am entering my 2nd year at Brown University and am trying to figure out how to mesh Ancient Studies with Cognitive Science.

I dig studying myth and religion. I have been inspired by the work of Joseph Campbell, and combine his lessons with the theatrical sensibilities of artists like Julie Taymor.

I know a lot about the life of Joan of Arc, and medieval studies. I love listening to ancient music.

I grew up with lots of dogs and horses, and for a few summers as a kid I helped out on a farm. Mostly they put me on the roadside and had me sell sweet corn for $2 a half dozen, but sometimes I helped bring in the hay. When it was hot in mid-summer (like now) we would sew together burlap bags (left over from animal feed), using bailing twine, string them in the trees, and sleep outside in our impromptu hammocks.

Last edited on Sat Jul 28th, 2007 03:40 pm by katoagogo