Grant Recipient Details


Seattle, WA

Ezra Dickinson, Seattle, WA
Project Title
Psychic Radio Star
Fiscal Year Awarded
Grant or Program
National Dance Project Production Grant
Grant Amount

Part performance and part activism, Psychic Radio Star uses an interdisciplinary approach to dance theater that challenges audiences while providing a voice for Dickinson’s schizophrenic mother who often claims that she is a “Psychic Radio Star.” Using an amalgamation of the art forms (composition, painting, costume, film, sculpture, spatial design, and dance) the work process Dickinson’s relationship with his mother while encouraging healing and constructive conversation around the failed mental health care system in America. Estimated artist fee: $14,000/performance, $20,000/week.

Tour Coordinator
Jennifer Zeyl, Artistic Producer
office 206.315.5759
cell 206.550.4818

Presenter Partners
ODC Theater (San Francisco, CA)
On the Boards (Seattle, WA)
The Lucky Penny (Atlanta, GA) 

Photo: Jeff Gardiner

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