CORPUS DELICTI: JUST DESSERTS
Q & A With Kennedy Greenrod
Is this your first Local Infinities
show? What other Local Infinities shows have you been involved with?
Yes this is the first, although I have collaborated with Sage Reed (Designer)
Where were you born? Where did you grow
I was born in Newcastle, England. I moved to the States when I was 17.
I went to the University of California at Berkeley. I have had no theatrical
training at all. I started playing music in my twenties and I’ve
been performing in “rock” bands for a number of years.
What other theatrical or creative projects
have you worked on?
I have worked with Burlesque Tartare twice, I was the devilish MC for
a Halloween show and wrote and performed a song for a piece by Sage Reed.
I am the founder and song writer in the group The
What aspect of Corpus Delicti are you most looking
I had never heard or read Mr. Selzer before and I really enjoyed the monologue
that was based on his writings. Obviously seeing the finished cadaver
with organs of fruit and vegetables will be amazing. The cast members
have unearthed a huge amount of research for the project and generated
a great deal of connective tissue between anatomy, food, seeing, moral
and physical boundaries… It could be very provocative.
What/who are your creative influences?
Tom Waits, Egon Schiele, Johnny Cash, Francois Truffaut, Louis-Ferdinand,
How would you describe your working
I get a little idea, a snatch of melody, a way of phrasing something and
stare at it until it develops more limbs, chip away it until it seems
What's your favorite color?
What books do you like to read?
Celine, Fante, Knut Hamsun, Conrad
What about movies?
The Big Sleep, 400 Blows, L’Attelante, Fassbinder, Ozon
Favorite Halloween horror flick?
Eyes without a Face
Favorite Halloween costume?
What music you like to listen to?
The Fall, tangos, The Kinks, gypsy music, Dylan
Name three dead people you’d really
like to meet.
Serge Gainsbourg, Hitler, Dali
Any pet peeves?
Shopping malls of all sizes, tasteless fruit and veg, narrow-mindedness
Unusual talents or party tricks?
I blow a mean smoke ring
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