Sample Catalogues/ Dissertation/Edited Books or Journal Special Editions
Issue editor Kyôgen Special issue, Asian Theatre Journal 24,1.
Editor and a major author of issue on Asian Mask including “Balinese Mask Dance from the Perspective of a Master Artist: I Ketut Kodi,” by Kathy Foley and I Nyoman Sedana, Asian Theatre Journal 22, 2.
Editor and major author of issue on South and Southeast Asian Puppetry with my translation of “The Origin of Kala,” (1-59), “Burmese Marionettes: Yokthe Thay in Transition,” (69-81) and co-authored “Hun: Thai Doll Puppetry,“ with Surapone Virulrak (81-87). Asian Theatre Journal 18,1.
Essays on Southeast Asian Performing Arts: Local Manifestations and Cross-Cultural Implications 18. Berkeley: UC Southeast Asian Monograph.
The World of Wayang: Puppetry of Indonesia, catalogue for Center for Puppetry Arts (Atlanta, Georgia) touring exhibit for project funded by the NEA, Georgia Foundation for the Arts and Rockefeller Foundation
"The Sundanese Wayang Golek”(Dissertation), University of Hawaii.
Sample Journal Articles
“Introduction to Southeast Asia, ” “Melvyn Helstien”, “Roger Long,” “ John Emigh,” “Fredrik deBoer” Asian Theatre Journal 28, 2.
“James Brandon” (with David Jortner as first author) Asian Theatre Journal 28, 2.
“Shakespeare-Asian Theatre Fusions: Globe-"alization" of Naked Masks (Bangkok), Shadowlight (San Francisco), and Setagaya Public Theatre (Tokyo)” Asian Theatre Journal 28, 1
“Introduction to Kumi-Odori “ Kathy Foley and Nobuko Ochner, Manoa: Okinawan Literature Issue (Summer)
Magical Moonshine (Toy Puppet Issue) Puppetry International 26 (Spring)
“Lou Harrison: Sounding the Puppet Art,” Puppetry International 25 (Fall)
“The Voice in Sundanese Wayang Golek,“ Puppetry International 23 (Spring-Summer 08): 33-34
"Puppets and Politics: UNIMA Symposium 2005," Puppetry Journal 57: 20-25.
"Exorcism and Puppetry," PUCK 14, 1.
"Introduction to Kumi Odori" Shushin Kan'iri with Nobuko Ochner, Asian Theatre Journal, 21, 1:1-44.
“Wayang and Gamelan as a Tool of Cultural Leaning,” In Learning through the Arts http://repositories.cdlib.org/clta/lta/vol1/iss1/
"Puppetry in Islamic Culture," Puppetry Journal 56, 1: 26-27.
“Wayang Wong Priangan: Dance Drama of West Java.” By Yus Rusliana, trans., ed., and augmented by Kathy Foley. Balangan: 13-26.
“Contested Ground: Reflections on Convergence and Ruptures in Contemporary Asian Performance,” In Korea/Asia and America: Convergences and Ruptures. 38th American Studies International Conference Seoul:, Korea, 63-72
“Bangkok: An Epic Show in Honor of the King,” Puppetry Journal 55: 29
"Aspects of Ritual in Puppetry," Puppetry International 11:37-41.
"Reflections on Southeast Asian Theatre," pt 5:6-11 (In Japanese).
"The Metonymy of Art: Vietnamese Water Puppetry, " TDR 45,4:129-141.
"Dancer and the Danced," Puppetry International 8: 14-28.
"Semar in Sunda: The Southeast Asian God-Clown in his Sundanese Embodiment," RIMA 33, 2:87-115.
"The Dancer and the Danced," Puppetry International 8:14-28.
"My Bodies: The Performer in West Java," TDR 34, 2: 62-80.
"Hanako and the European Imagination," Asian Theatre Journal 5,1:76-85.
"Tibetan Opera Music and Dance from Lhasa," The Drama Review 32, 3:131-14.
"Tree of Life in Transition: Images of Resource Management in Indonesian Theater," Crossroads 3:2-3.
"Dancer and the Danced: Trance Dance and Theatrical Performance in West Java" Asian Theatre Journal 2:28-49.
"The Clown in the Sundanese Wayang Golek: Democratization of a Feudal Ethos," Scenarium 9:88-99.
"Of Dalang and Dukun - Spirits and Men: Curing and Performance in the Wayang of West Java," Asian Theatre Journal 1, 1:52-75.
Sample Contributions to Books
World Encyclopedia of Puppetry Arts [editor, translator and or author] Country, artist and company entries for: Tajikistan, Burma, China [25 articles with Fan Pen Chen], Himalayas, Indonesia [16 articles], Iran [11 articles] Israel, Japan [19 articles], ,Kazakhstan, Korea [18 articles], Kyrgyzstan, Palestine, Pakistan. Philippines [2 articles], Pakistan [2 articles],Turkey [15 articles], Turkmenistan, Nepal [2 articles], and Uzbekistan.
“Odalan Bali: An Offering of Music and Dance by Gamelan Çudamani.” In Greatest Show on Earth, ed. John Freeman, Middlesex: Libri.
“Ben Go Tun or the Five Rupiah Band” by K.M Saini translated by K. Foley. In The Lontar Anthology of Modern Indonesian drama Volume 3: New Directions 1965-1998. Jakarta: Lontar [Change of Status]
“Recycling Rama: The Ramayana and Symbols in Puppetry and Mask of West Java. In Ramayana in Focus: Visual and Performing Arts of Asia. Edited by Gauri Krishanan. Singapore: Asian Civilizations Museum [NEW]
“Indonesia,”“Wayang,” “Dalang,” I Wayan Wija,” “Narto Sabto”, “Asep Sunandar Sunarya,” “STSI-Surakarta,” “IKI-Denpasar,” “Shadow Theatre of the East,” “Aesthetic Ideas on Puppetry in the East.” “Thailand,” ”Joe Louis,” ”Chakraphand,” “Nang Nai,” “Vietnam,” “National Puppet Theatre,” In World Encyclopedia of Puppetry Arts. Ed by Thieri Foulc Paris: UNIMA International (Also credited as Southeast Asia Editor)
“Dance and Performing Arts In Southeast Asia.” In Encyclopedia of the Modern World. Ed by Marc Gilbert et al. N.Y.: Oxford University Press.
“Sushin Kaniri’iri: Possessed by Love Thwarted by the Bell” (with Nobuko Ochner) in Ryukyu Geino: the Legacy of Kin Ryosho by Jimpu Kai USA, 44-57. Honolulu: Jimpu Kai USA Kin Ryosho Ryukyu Geino
Multiple Entries in Encyclopedia of Asian Theater, edited by Samuel Leiter. Westport: Greenwood Press.
Multiple entries in Encyclopedia of Modern Drama and Southeast Asia editor NY: Columbia University Press.
(Translator) "The President and the Prostitute" by Ratna Sarumpaet. In Indonesian Women's Plays. Jakarta: Lontar Press.
"First Things: the Murwa in Sundanese Wayang Golek." In Wayang. Ed. by Jan Mazrek. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan
l993 [l986] "Burma," "Cambodia," "Indonesia," "Laos," "Malaysia," "Oceania," "Philippines," "Thailand," "Vietnam" (articles with additional genre and biographical entries), Cambridge Guide to Asian Theater, ed. by James Brandon. Cambridge: Univ. Press: 13-18; 19-25; 118-141; 190-192; 193-200; 203-210; 214-221; 234-244; 245-250.
"Sundanese Artists Linking Past and Future," Balungan: 5, 2, author of article and editor of magazine issue.
"South East Asia" and "Pacific," in Blackwell's Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre, ed. by Colin Chambers, Oxford: Blackwell,
"The Clown Figure in the Puppet Theatre of West Java: The Individual and the Ancestor," in Humor and Comedy in Puppetry, ed. by Diana and Joel Sherzer, Bowling Green: Bowling Green State University Popular Press
"At the Graves of the Ancestors: Javanese Chronicle Plays in Cirebon, Indonesia," Themes in Drama: Historical Drama, ed. by James Redmond, Cambridge University Press: 31-49
"Giri Harja," "Sinar binangkit," and "Theatre in Indonesia," Theatre Companies of the World: Selected Profiles, Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press
Essay/Overview and bibliographical entries for the "Southeast Asian Performance," Theatrical Movement: A Bibliographical Anthology; ed. by Bob Fleshman, Metuchen, New Jersey: Scarecrow Press
Arjuna’s Meditation (May 21, UCSC Music Center)
Rengganis produced at UCSC with theatre 22 students (May 27),
Fox Hunts and Freedom Fighters (with Chan-Eung Park) Sept, 14-15 Theatre of Yugen (S.F), Feb. 2010 at UCSB (on Korea’s last empress and national heroine Yu Kwan-Sun)
Princess Pari and her Daughters, with Chan-Eung Park (Korean Shamanic Narratives in pansori singing style), produced at UCSC (April 16), Ronggeng, produced at UCSC with Theatre 22 students.
Before Becoming Buddha: Jataka Tales of the Previous Lives produced at UCSC with Theatre 151 students May 31- June 3
Churning the Sea of Milk, produced at UCSC with Theatre 22 students (Fall)
Road to Kyoto (revival) produced at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, directed by Holly Blumner (April 21-23) (revival of kabuki written in conjunction with James R. Bandon)
The Ghostly Goddess and the Sinner
Pancatantra: Animal Tales of India, produced at UCSC with Theatre 151 students.
The King of Bali (with music by Vincent McDermott), an opera on the Panji cycle revised and published in preparation for the 2003 performance in Indonesia (Jogyakarta, IKI, July 15-16), the work was originally developed for performance in l990 at Lewis and Clark College (April 22-23) with funding from the NEA. Revived in Indonesia in 2007
Baba/The Flight of the Monkey King. Adaptation of the work of Belle Yang and Journey to the West.
Farewell to Manzanar. (Adaptation of Jeanne and Jim Houston's Farewell to Manzanar, interviews and transcripts of Japanese-American Reparations Hearings, and Chushingura)
Road to Tokyo, a modern kabuki by James Brandon and Brian Shaughnessy. Material was from Road to Kyoto, which I authored with James Brandon in 1976. The production played at the University of Hawaii, toured the Hawaiian Islands and was selected to go to the American College Theatre Festival and has had a number of productions at U.S. colleges. Death of Karna (with Vincent McDermott) libretto for an opera
Orpheus Ascending. Script commissioned by Magical Moonshine Theatre, project funded by Skaggs Foundation, Henson Foundation, Puppeteers of America and Napa County Arts Council (Jun. 29-30)