Work-In-Progress Performances of My New Show, ‘Les Filles du Quoi?’

You’re invited to an open rehearsal of my new solo show Vous êtes invitées à une répétition ouverte de mon nouveau show solo   Saturday, 27 April, 7:00pm Rassemblement/Gathering (Pre-registration required) Franco-American Center, Orono, ME Friday, 3 May, 7:00pm Theatre Open Space (Theatre New Brunswick) 55 Whiting Rd., Frederiction, NB Thursday, 9 May, 5:00pm Centre … More Work-In-Progress Performances of My New Show, ‘Les Filles du Quoi?’

New work in Résonance

I’ve been impatiently waiting for the inaugural issue of Résonance, and it’s finally here. Résonance is a new literary e-journal dedicated to writing by and about the French-heritage communities of the United States, and I’m so pleased to have two pieces included in its first issue: a review of Northland, a travel book by Porter … More New work in Résonance

Last RITES

As my residency draws to a close, I am looking forward to the last few RITES that I will perform at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery this weekend. Evidential Rite Saturday, July 28, 12-5pm I’ll spend Saturday afternoon in the main gallery, inviting visitors to participate in this RITE, designed to explore how art speaks to … More Last RITES

Le racommodage

I’ve been working on a new performance piece since the beginning of this year, a sort of companion to my show, Piecework: When We Were French, that approaches some of the same themes, but from a more personal perspective. This summer, as I’ve been thinking about how to expand this new piece into a whole, … More Le racommodage

Reading In Montpelier

I’m not French-from-France, nor quebecoise, nor Acadian. I’m Franco-American, like Jack Kerouac. My solo show, Piecework: When We Were French, explored the enduring influence of Franco-American culture in Vermont and New England. But when I’ve performed the show in Canada, where I live, I’ve felt that audiences needed a fuller introduction to the history it … More Reading In Montpelier

Presenting New Work-in-Progress at UMaine

An Evening With Abby Paige Thursday, March 23, 7:00pm Franco-American Center University of Maine, Orono The Franco-American Center at the Orono campus of the University of Maine is an unbelievable resource, for Central Maine and for anyone interested in the French heritage of North America. In addition to the Center’s oral history archive, bibliography of … More Presenting New Work-in-Progress at UMaine