Dylan Bolles is a music composer and performer. He spent 6 life-changing years living in a tent in Northern California with his wife, four children and two dogs. He recently moved with his family to Vermont, escaping the fires and drought, and now resides on a rural, off-grid land cooperative where is he working with farmers, foresters, and interested locals on caring for 600 acres of conserved forestland. He received his Doctorate in Performance Studies from the University of California, Davis where he studied inter-disciplinary and inter-cultural collaboration and a Taoist chi cultivation system. He is also a founding member of Thingamajigs Performance Group, a long-running and long-playing composer's collective out of Oakland, California.