The River

Saturday, July 25th, 2015

Focusing on wellness and self help during the process of creating “This Year Is Different…” has been both illuminating and challenging. This morning I read “The River” by Thich Nhat Hanh. I’m sharing it here because it describes a process of self understanding similar to my personal transformation instigated by creating this piece for the Artist-In-Residence […]


The First Stage of My Creative Process for Silenced

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

I am currently working my latest dance piece called Silenced. It is a piece honoring the life of Cambodian pop icon Ros Serey Sothea mixing some of her songs from 1960’s Cambodian pop music with original compositions for guitar composed by my long time composer, Alexis Alrich. The piece is also integrated with video imagery, […]


Year Of The Snake : November 15-17, 2013

Friday, November 1st, 2013

NEW EDGE presents Year Of The Snake a work for dance, music, and text WHAT “However long it takes to reach each other’s shores.” -Karl Jensen, All This We’re Each Forced Into; Private Painful Insight YEAR OF THE SNAKE is a work conceived by three bay area artists: composer Jason Hoopes, choreographer Peiling Kao, and writer/visual […]


Open Call Workshop/Audition for the CONTACT project

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

The CONTACT project, directed by Krista DeNio is currently looking for artists and non-artists for upcoming performances. Open Call:  Come take a FREE workshop and learn more about the CONTACT project! Calling:  Civilians, Veterans (of war and military service), Artists (actors, dancers, musicians, visual artists, designers) and non-artists. What:  Workshop(s) – Two workshops investigating the project content […]


Jesse Zaritt on “You’re Me”

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Jesse Zaritt, my co-performer in You’re Me, recently wrote an essay on the work which can be found in full on Culturebot: “What is at stake in Faye’s work – especially the duet You’re Me – is a question of how far the performance of self can be extended. What kind of radical intervention could […]