Our next Prime Time production, Analog, created by Kurt Chiang and directed by Tif Harrison, opens March 1st. (Go get your tickets. Nowish.) In Analog, Kurt’s real-life process of transcribing Lord of the Flies is collaged with the personal narratives of five different writer-performers in a visceral exploration of the concept of “Fate.”
This post is the first in a series where we ask each of the Analog artists 10 questions in an effort to introduce you to them, and give you a little insight into what has inspired and challenged them during the Analog process. So meet one of Analog’s 5 writer-performers, and Neo-Futurist alum, Tim Reid:
_______, _______, _______, _______, _______
2. What people / experiences / artists inspired you the most in writing for the show?
Emily Mast, Chicago, email, Shoghig Halajian, my back yard,
3. What has been the most exciting or stimulating part of the Analog creative process?
for a few days in Los Angeles, I listened to mp3s of rehearsals while driving to work – if not completely exciting or stimulating, it was definitely something, a very unique part of this process.
4. What has been the most challenging part of the Analog creative process?
the end this part
5. Do you believe in fate?
6. What kinds of artistic experiences do you tend to enjoy the most?
big, clean, Leslie Buxbaum Danzig’s, and ones that friends show me or take
7. What turns you off big time?
a kind of confusion the next week, when you kept texting me
8. What are you listening to right now? Reading? Watching? Eating? Drinking?
Ezra Buchla, coffee, Sebald, Ribs ‘n Bibs, Girls
9. Are you a righty or a lefty?
Are you talking about my hands?
10. Tell me something about yourself that would surprise me
You first. I’ve never had a pet