• Sam Steward’s fascinating life as a shapeshifter linked many disparate worlds: literature, sexual research, academia and tattoo art.  For this iteration of Homo File I’ve taken a dive into researching Steward’s life as a tattoo artist. In this world he went by the name Phil Sparrow. I recently read his fascinating and really well written […]

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  • Here is a photo from our March 30th work-in-progress showing of the new and updated Homo File which will premiere May 30th at CounterPULSE for the National Queer Arts Festival. The show chronicles the fascinating life of queer shapeshifter and iconoclast Sam Steward. In the late 1930s Steward met the painter Sir Francis Rose (played […]

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  • Here are a few pics of our cast working on Homo File in rehearsal. Ned Brauer and Michael Soldier rehearsing for the Dr. Kinsey and Sam Steward scene at Kinetic Arts center. Ned and Michael working with the amazing Emily Park at Kinetic Arts. See more on our little promo video of the show here: […]

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  •                                        Over the past year I’ve been in the research phase for my next Queer history performance project titled Homo File, chronicling the life of Sam Steward, (1907-1994). I will write, create and direct an ensemble of […]

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