Press & Publications



From local Providence reviewers:

Charming and Familiar –

An Intriguing Family Portrait – Sun Chronicle Review

The Three Uncles You Must Get to Know – Motif Magazine



“Seeing the way home: MILTON”.

This interview on the great website Creative Exchange powered by Springboard for the Arts.

This PearlDamour explores what it means to be an American. An interview with Katie published in the Extended Play blog.

What five towns tell us about what it means to be an American. An interview with Katie and two Milton, NC natives on WUNC (Raleigh-Durham NPR).


Considering Imagination.

This essay is a published in Innovation in Five Acts: Strategies for Theatre and Performance, edited by Caridad Svich (TCG press). Buy the book here.

Milton: A performance and community engagement experiment.  This article, co-written by Lisa D’Amour and Ashley Sparks, is part of the Audience (R)Evolution online salon curated by Caridad Svich for the TCG Audience (R)Evolution Convening in Kansas City, MO in 2015), and was subsequently published as part of Dispatches from the Field.  Buy the book here.

Creativity, Aging, and Alzheimer’s: a conversation with Michelle Memran

This interview, about filmmaker Michelle Memran’s friendship with Cuban-American playwright Maria Irene Fornes in the years after Fornes stopped writing do to dementia, was published on HowlRound as part of the Cafe Onda series.

The Rest I Make Up: Maria Irene Fornes

This is an interview with filmmaker Michelle Memran. Her documentary The Rest I Make Up  is about the legendary playwright Maria Irene Fornes, and shows art and friendship surviving in the face of forgetting.

Essays and Talks

Directing Experimental Playwriting: a Mondrian-inspired Treatise

My thoughts about why I like directing plays that don’t necessarily look like plays.

With and For: What I’ve Learned Making Work in Community

My Keynote Address at the 2015 Thanks-for-Giving service in Milton, MA. This interdenominational annual event honors the work of Milton’s most outstanding Volunteers.