Christened as Ernest Ciccarelli
in Staten Island, N.Y.
during the period of Guernica.
Chi Ciccarelli emerged as an Equity member,
with the Living Theatre whose demise was caused
by too much relevance in an irreverant land.
Reborn as Chi Osceola after
living on the Seminole reservation.
his many enticing performances
Chi played the warden in The Brig
presented by Julian Beck.
as an actor was a film called Greetings
with Robert De Niro, directed by Brian di Palma.
As an actor Chi used the name Jonathan Warden
Jonathan from Oh, Dad, Poor Dad,
and Warden from The Brig.
Chi was with the Becks he was
the macrobiotic chef at
The Paradox on East 7th Street
when he was with the
N.Y. Poets' Theater on St. Marks with
Dianne di Prima & Leroi Jones (Amri Baraka).