HAPPY NEW YEAR!
It is hard to believe that 2017 is already upon us. I think we can all agree that 2016 brought some real challenges to so many of us, including the loss of our beloved Tim Ellis. While he is rocking out in what is surely the greatest jam session ever in the sky, we have been left to reflect on how to move forward... or, to quote a song from one of my favorite Christmas animated films, it's time to "put one foot in front of the other, and soon you'll be walking out the door!"
In that spirit, December was a tremendous time of celebration, hard work and good times at the production office. We received extraordinary support from new project sponsors as well as a Regional Arts & Culture Council grant. We conducted interviews all over Portland (ice storms be damned!) and it was a joy to connect with so many of you at the Aaron Meyer Holiday Concert Series.
As we move into the New Year, we are forging ahead with a renewed sense of purpose and inspiration. This month, we are collecting archival material from far and wide and planning our production calendar for the coming weeks.
Thank you for your ongoing interest and support in THIS IS TIM: A Musical Life, and I am excited to share some production news & material with you below!
- Tiffany Ellis, Producer/Director