Our Eyes Are Fixed On: Victoria Watson

Victoria Watson

Graphic Designer, Victoria Watson, will make her debut on the Oral Fixation stage for “The Whole Enchilada.”

Victoria Watson is a graphic designer and social media coordinator for one of the world’s largest elevator companies. When she isn’t training for her next marathon, drawing portraits for the State Fair, or singing karaoke, she enjoys spending time with her fiancé and walking her rescue chihuahuas, Pancho and Reese. 

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Our Eyes Are Fixed On: Amy Martin

Amy-Martin

Comedy journalist, Amy Martin, will make her debut on the Oral Fixation stage for “Ducks in a Row.”

Amy Martin produced festivals and concerts, including the acclaimed Summer and Winter SolstiCelebrations for 20 years. She also operated Moonlady News for the holistic and spiritual communities. A writer of three decades decades experience, she is senior comedy journalist for TheaterJones.com and writes the North Texas Wild column for GreenSourceDFW.

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Our Eyes Are Fixed On: Jim Dolan

Dolan

Writer and Psychotherapist, Jim Dolan, will return to the Oral Fixation stage for “Ducks in a Row.”

James Dolan is a lifelong resident of Oak Cliff, Texas. He is a psychotherapist, fiction writer, member of the Writer’s Garret, Pushcart nominated poet, sometime film actor, swimmer, bike racer, husband, father. A strange thing to say, but he loves Dallas, and Oak Cliff even more.

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Our Eyes Are Fixed On: Joel Page

Joel Page
Joel Page

Local lawyer and writer, Joel Page, will return to the Oral Fixation stage for “Ducks in a Row.”

Joel Page lives in Dallas with his wife of 6 years, their cats Woodward and Bernstein, and their dog John Quincy Adams. He works as a lawyer for the public defender, and writes fiction when he isn’t working. You could read his latest published story in the Spring 2014 issue of Word Machine Magazine.

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Our Eyes Are Fixed On: Amanda Woodard

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Avid reader and writer, Amanda Woodard, will make her debut on the Oral Fixation stage for “Ducks in a Row.”

Amanda Woodard is a junior at University of North Texas. When she isn’t studying, she writes her first novel, quickly loses interest in books which are not life-changing, and points out unintentional puns. Amanda lives in the Dallas Arts District with her partner, Courtney, and their giant mystery dog, Hiro.

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Our Eyes Are Fixed On: Valerie Grimes

Valerie-Grimes

Businesswoman and rainstorm lover, Valerie Grimes, will make her debut on the Oral Fixation stage for “Ducks in a Row.”

Valerie Grimes was born in Dallas and now lives in Irving but is ready to sell her house and move to Oak Cliff. She has a grown daughter, son and two grandchildren. She loves physically challenging activities. For the past 25 years she has owned and operated two businesses.

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Our Eyes Are Fixed On: Blake Friis

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Blake Friis, lover of walks around White Rock Lake, will make his debut on the Oral Fixation stage for “Ducks in a Row.”

Blake Friis, if not for the lure of khakis and fluorescent lighting, may have become a fourth-generation farmer in rural Iowa, where he grew up doing the kind of chores that inspire young men to pursue lives of khakis and fluorescent lighting.

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Our Eyes Are Fixed On: Lisa Johnson Mitchell

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Writer Lisa Johnson Mitchell will make her debut on the Oral Fixation stage for “Ducks in a Row.”

Lisa Johnson Mitchell, a Dallas native and SMU grad, spent the 80s writing ad copy on Madison Avenue. She then spent the 90s travelling to LA writing and producing TV spots. She co-directed the film, “His Name is Bob,” about Deep Ellum icon, Bob Crawford.

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