Trules is a HuffPost blogger, a world traveler, an eclectic creative artist, and a long time educator. A native of New York City, he has been a working professional in the performing and literary arts for over 40 years.
He is currently a full time Associate Professor of Practice at USC's (University of Southern California) School of Dramatic Arts. In previous incarnations, he has been a modern dancer, Fulbright scholar, Allen Ginsberg poetry award winner, documentary filmmaker ("The Poet and the Con"), solo performance artist, and most proudly, a professional clown. (He ran for Mayor of New York City as clown candidate, Gino Cumeezi, and finished 5th out of 4 candidates!)