"When we are born we cry that we are come to this great stage of fools."
~William Shakespeare

Upcoming Appearances


Roles I've Played



-a commedia

My first leading role c.1986
(costume: SF Opera Company)



-an anti-war fable

Myself as DASH the sheep. #NYC
October 3rd, 2018
photo: James Gavin


Troy and Andra

-a magical duo

My lovely assistant Andra and I performed an award-winning act throughout the SF Bay Area.
Andra now owns Andra Norris Gallery

Art Carp

Demon Pond

-a beautiful tragedy

Griffin as 'Art Carp'

Myself as ART CARP #NYC
October 2nd, 2019
photo: Ves Pitts


Jack'n the Beanstock

-a clowns tale

I played Scrappy (Jack) and was a SF Street Clown throughout the 80's. I can unicycle, juggle make balloon animals and I'm hilarious.

A Bird


-a very Grimm Tale

Myself as Bird w/Fussy Lo Mein #NYC
October 4th, 2017
photo: Bonny Finberg

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