Todd Pate
Todd Pate

Todd Pate is a writer, actor, musician, carpenter, cowboy and whatever else he has to do to pay the bills. A traveler who uses New York City as his base, he’s wandered across America several times. His non-fiction novel about a recent bus trip through the country - Here, In America - is due out next year. He writes a weekly blog called El Jamberoo, Adventures in Americaland -- commenting about whoever he’s with and wherever he’s at at the time.

Recent Articles
Macbeth: Hope Rises Out of the Bloody Madness
Macbeth: Hope Rises Out of the Bloody Madness
Independent Shakespeare Co.'s multi-faceted Master Carpenter Todd Pate conjures up a different path for Macbeth and for himself.
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Architecture/ Design

California becomes an international export by redefining the concept of city and home.

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Community Arts

Through workshops, education and placed based projects, art is the connective tissue of a community.

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Cultural Politics

Funding bubbles, cultural deserts and the politics of access to the arts in the 21st century.

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Film & Media Arts

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Multi-hyphenate works that combine disciplines, remix dogmas, and reinvent the wheel.

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Staging the drama of California through dance, music and theater.

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Visual Arts

Breaking away from the European and New York vanguard, California reinvents the art world.

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