National Native HIV Awareness Day

I am doing an HIV 101 presentation for this. 🙂

March 20th National Native HIV Awareness Day Free Lunch and Discussion at the Seattle Indian Health Board

Join us! The Seattle Indian Health Board and Urban Indian Health Institute will host a discussion on HIV and stigma in honor of National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.

In addition to free lunch, free hepatitis C and HIV testing will be provided!

Event Date and Time: Tuesday, March 20, 2017 12:00 – 2:00 PM Pacific

Location: Seattle Indian Health Board, 611 12th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144

Parking: There is free parking at SIHB. In addition, bus routes 36 and 60 stop nearby.

For more info please email Leah Dodge: and RSVP on our event page!

April 8th Burlesque

I am again teaming up with the ever sexy Puss N Boots who is performing Sensual Solitude again with some modifications.

Nude by Noon: Getting Woke
A Burlesque Brunch
April 8th, 2018
Live Music by No Kind of Island
& Full Brunch
Starts @ 11:30 AM
@11:59 AM
in the Jewelbox Theatre
@ The Rendezvous
2322 Second Avenue, Seattle 98121
Kiki Mustang, Miss Violet DeVille, Onyx Asili, Puss N Boots, Scandal from Bohemia, Chaos X. Machina, Morgue Anne, Velvet Revulva & Bridgette St. James
Welcoming our Crew:
Stone Fruit, Nip Slip Cheerio, & Miss Andrea Mars’

All Tickets Include a Full Buffet Brunch by Chef and your reserved seat at a table with room for food and drinks. VIP includes a Very Important Gift pack and your first Mimosa by Corwen on me. Premium Seating is much more spacious and elevated for a better view of a little more

I’m too Tired for this S**t!: a fatigue performance show

The Hillman City Collaboratory
5623 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, Washington 98118
Facebook event

I’m Too Tired for This S**t!: a fatigue performance show
March 1st and 3rd
Directed by Niamh Timmons

Fatigue is supposedly one of the most common symptoms of chronic illnesses. It is the common thread between so many disabled people. Fatigue can run our lives in nearly every way imaginable. Even more frustrating is when we reach out for support and are met with disbelief from doctors to friends and family. This show is meant to highlight the experiences of those with fatigue. A chance for us to share our stories and hype one another.

ChrisTiana ObeySumner is an Alaskan-Born, Philly-Raised, East-Coast transplant who moved to the area in 2010 to attend Seattle University as a Transfer Scholar. ChrisTiana is the chair of the Housing Committee within the Seattle Commission for People with disAbilities, a member of the Seattle Renter’s Commission, and the founding Executive Director of the Eleanor Elizabeth Institute for Black Empowerment. They have been on stage since nine months old, and continues to process the lived experience of their intersectionality through art.

Niamh Timmons is a queer non-binary mentally ill disabled Transgirl. They’re a zinester, bad comics artist, survivor, and forest lover. They’ve been profiled on Autostraddle and Buzzfeed. They’re so thrilled y’all are coming to this show!

& More TBD!!

Hillman City Collaboratory is wheelchair accessible. The bathrooms are also wheelchair accessible. Both doors to the entrance of the building and the performance space will be opened all the way for the ease of wheelchair users.

The health of some of the perfomers may be harmed by exposure to cologne, perfume, or other fragrances–which may cause difficulty breathing, migraine headaches, flu-like symptoms and more. These symptoms are not always readily apparent and sometimes show up hours later or persist for days after an exposure. (Borrowed from Gay City Arts)

For some information about this, as well as harmful scents, check out this link:

We do not have access to closed captioning or an ASL interpreter. If you need this to attend, please let us know ASAP and we can try to have an interpreter present for you.

NW New Works Festival

Excited to announce that an excerpt from my piece The Most Popular Unpopular will be debuted at On The Boards NW New Works Festival in June!

Now in its 35th year, the NW New Works Festival showcases new and experimental works from a variety of performance disciplines, upholding its mission to showcase tomorrow’s artists today within the Northwest’s creative community.

Curated by a panel of peer artists and arts administrators from across the region, the Festival provides rehearsal time, an honorarium, documentation, and the opportunity to present work at OtB. In the past few years audiences have witnessed new pieces from artists including Tim Smith-Stewart/Jeffrey Azevedo, Jessica Jobaris & General Magic, and Markeith Wiley — all of whose work has become part of regular seasons at On the Boards.

Performance schedule
June 8–10 & June 15–17, 2018



Weekend 1 (June 8–10)

Studio Theater Showcase
June 8 at 8pm & June 9 – 10 at 5pm

Allie Hankins (Portland, OR)
Susan Lieu
Majinn (Tacoma, WA)

Mainstage Theater Showcase
June 9 – 10 at 8pm

Kiana Harris
The Horse in Motion
Elby Brosch
Angel Alviar-Langley “Moonyeka”

Weekend 2 (June 15–17)

Studio Theater Showcase
June 15 at 8pm & June 16 – 17 at 5pm

Pam Tzeng (Calgary, Alberta)
Eli Steffen | Corinne Manning
Malicious Allure

Mainstage Theater Showcase
June 16 – 17 at 8pm

Alicia Mullikin | MORENA
ilvs strauss
Fausto Rivera
Rainbow Fletcher/HYPERNOVA


The 2018 festival lineup was curated by a panel of peer artists and arts administrators including:

Nancy Chang (Executive Director, Reel Grrls)
Sara Ann Davidson (Operations Manager, On the Boards)
Peter Dee (Artist)
Imana Gunawan (Artist/Dancer, On the Boards Ambassador Writers Corps)
HATLO (Theater Artist)
Clare Hatlo (Associate Producer, On the Boards)
Mark Meuter (Production Manager, On the Boards)
Eze-Basil Chinwendu Oluo (House Manager, On the Boards)
Beth Raas-Bergquist (Director of Development, On the Boards)
Erica Bower Reich (Patron Relations Specialist, On the Boards)
Roache (Artist)
Imani Sims (Artist, On the Boards Ambassador Writers Corps)
Charles Smith (Director of Program Management, On the Boards)
Dani Tirrell (17/18 Season Artist and On the Boards Ambassador)
Katie Watkins (Director, Risk/Reward Festival, Portland)
Emily Zimmerman (Director, Jacob Lawrence Gallery at the University of Washington)



Read more about the art and artists of the 2017 NW New Works Festival →

Open Studio #32

Open Studio #32

October 21, 3:30 pm
Studio Theater at On the Boards

Lobby and seating opens at 3 pm.
Suggested donation: $5

Smitty Buckler (Performance Art)
Warren Woo (Dance)
Allie Hankins (Performance | Portland)
Rainbow Fletcher (Dance)
Jake Simonds (Theater | Portland)

Open Studio offers artists a regular platform to present a range of works-in-progress: from a few minutes of new material to a performance installation to an excerpt of a durational performance. All projects are self-contained and technically constrained, providing a low-pressure showcase that encourages experimentation. Audiences have the opportunity to engage informally with artists and give feedback after each showcase.

Fussy Cloud Puppet Slam Vol. 13 8pm October 13 & 14 (Friday and Saturday)

Fussy Cloud Puppet Slam Vol. 13
October 13 & 14 (Friday and Saturday)
Theatre Off Jackson – 409 7th Ave S, Seattle
$12 in advance, $17 at the door
Ticket LINK:

Join us for a special spooky edition of the Fussy Cloud Puppet Slam to celebrate our 13th show! Fussy Cloud Puppet Slam aims to to provide Seattle with quality adult puppetry performances through our ongoing performance series. A place to be creative, quirky and experimental, every Fussy Cloud features a variety of fascinating short works by puppeteers from the Pacific Northwest (and beyond)!

Hosted by the fabulous Sin de la Rosa!

~ Artists Scheduled to Appear ~
Bunny Rarebits*
Left Blank Productions
The Magic Atmosphere
Shana Deon*
Smitty Buckler of Collective of Geniuses
Trivia Puppet Company
Vox Fabuli Puppets
Zane Exactly
Zoo Pack Puppets

*indicates an artist new to Fussy Cloud

Volume 13 is produced in association with Theatre Off Jackson. Funding made possible in part by the HBH fund.

recommended for adults only

poster design by Wilkson