SON of a traveling horse doctor, whose "animal sense" dwells deep in our showman's masks and tales.

STUDENT of Etienne Decroux, Paris' master of mime who taught him how to lean on air.

PROTEGE of Tony Montanaro, theatrical Everyman who taught him everything else.

NATIVE of the Maine woods, where home is and adventure and the stories write themselves.

HERO of a thousand stages, with the skill to cast his audience beyond the bounds of time.