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Gender Male
Industry Arts
Location Brooklyn, NY, United States
Introduction Ian W. Hill was born outside Philadelphia. Raised a bit there, in Bloomington, IN and Wilmington, DE, but mainly in Cos Cob, CT. Schooled in Massachusetts and New York City. Resident of New York City and sometimes Portland, ME. Hill has worked as an actor, writer, director, producer, and technician in theatre and film. Managed and lived in the Nada Theatre on Ludlow Street, NYC, from 1996 to 2000. Mainly works at The Brick, an indie theatre in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, now. Has acted in around 75 independent theatre productions in NYC since 1989, has directed around 50 since 1997, and has designed elements (primarily lights, sound, and/or projections) for many many more. He is still working on the same novel (Worlgdinprogcess) since April, 1984. He is sometimes a songwriter and musician. Sometimes poet and photographer. He is a former Christian. Is an Atheist. Leftist. New Englander. American. Patriot.
Interests Theatre, Film, Music, Image, Text, Light, Poetry, Laughing, Enjoying Good Company
Favorite Movies Eraserhead, The Falls, Videodrome, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Barton Fink, Kiss Me Deadly, Lost Highway, Bad Timing, Two or Three Things I Know About Her, Wavelength, THX-1138, Stardust Memories, How I Won the War, Barry Lyndon, The Age of Innocence, Performance, Point Blank, Road House, Glen or Glenda?
Favorite Music Pere Ubu, Laurie Anderson, Sam the Sham and the Pharoahs, Devo, Talking Heads, David Bowie, Frank Zappa, X, Sex Pistols, The Residents, Jonathan Richman, Richard Thompson, They Might Be Giants, The Beach Boys, Andy Prieboy, B.B. King, The Beatles, Ennio Morricone, Huun-Huur-Tu, The Rolling Stones, Randy Newman, Lesley Gore, Ian Dury and The Blockheads, Leonard Cohen, Shonen Knife, Elvis Costello, Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band, Jacques Dutronc, Elvis Presley, Iggy Pop, The Velvet Underground, Cake, Camper Van Beethoven, Monks, Pet Shop Boys, Johnny Otis, Mike Keneally, Wall of Voodoo, The Yardbirds, Esquivel, Brian Eno, Bob Dylan, Vanessa Veselka, Roxy Music, The Coasters, Robert Ashley, Stan Ridgway, The Shangri-Las, Love, Janis Joplin, John Lee Hooker, ? and the Mysterians, Johnny Cash, Negativland, Urban Turban, Yoko Ono, Philip Glass
Favorite Books Pale Fire, Ulysses, Lolita, The Reckoning, Duluth, The Tastemakers, Red Harvest, Throat Sprockets