...and also writer!
Essays
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Relishing our Success: essay by Sam Kerson

an account of the "Capture of the Fire Fish" spectacle, a Dragon Dance Theatre production, Directed by Sam Kerson, including 20 Laplanders from the local community, performed in Kemijarvi, Finland, October 5, 2007

Click here Sam and Katah's painting trip to the Pico de Orizaba
This essay relates a painting trip that we did in September 2005 in the state of Veracruz and part of Puebla in Mexico. We drove around the Orizaba volcano which is the 3rd highest peek in North America (5300 meters), and we also made pictures from the Piedra Grande huts at 4800 meters. There are a lot of pictures included in this essay.
Click here Jolbocken--A Solstice Story
fiction. This story relates an adventure taking place between St-Petersbourg, Russa, Gavle, Sweden and Vermont, USA where artists, cyborgs, vikings and a shaman are involved in a flaming winter solstice escapade!
Click here Chapter 4:The performance at Tilaco (Querataro, Mexico)
The 4th chapter of a series recounting the 11th Pan-American Puppetry Arts Institute that took place in Jalpan de Serra, Queretaro, Mexico.....July 15 to August 15, 2005. This is a month long cultural exchange project where artists, amateur and professional get together to make a collective creation that is performed at the end of the workshop.
Chapter 6: The performance in Queretaro, Mexico
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The 6th chapter of a series recounting the 11th Pan-American Puppetry Arts Institute that took place in Jalpan de Serra, Queretaro, Mexico.....
Click here New Year's Eve in Québec City, "La Capitale Nationale"
The painter's account of a wild bacchanalia as he steps into the New Year of 2002
Three Days in the Hills of Hungary

in the spring of 2006 (March to June), thanks to the Stefan and Viera Frühauf Foundation, we were at the Sturovo Bridge Guard Residency, in Slovakia. We were cultural caretakers of the Maria Valéria bridge, which spans across the Danube between Estergom Hungary and Sturovo (Parkany), Slovakia. During this time, we travelled a lot on our bikes to learn more about the culture and people of central Europe. We wrote 7 different essays recounting our trips, these were the "bicycle reports" . Three Days in the Hills of Hungary is one of those essays. The other ones will be added.

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Click here A Night on the Mountain -- Michel's introduction to the Universe

An account of an observing run with Michel Faucherre

Astronomy, August 4, 2006 in the Cevenne, we were able to observe Antares, Andromeda, the Plieades, Vega in Lyra, Altair in Aquila, Deneb in Cygnus, also Polaris, Cassiopia, Pegasus, and Ursa Major, plus Capricorn, Sagittarious, Scorpio, Libra, Virgo, and Leo..

note: this section of the web site is currently in construction, several essays will be added
publishers: do not hesitate to contact us if you are interested in publishing one or more of these essays.
sam@dragondancetheatre.net or 514-973-7107
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