Come experience new dance works, share your feedback and get a chance to chat with the artists about the motivations behind their choices. This is a unique performance opportunity that is not curated, but rather an open call to artists. Being aware of current work and sharing feedback with peers strengthens artists’ individual voices as well as the community as a whole.
With Inspiration from The Weeknd’s album “House of Balloons,” exploring the night scene personas and the masks they wear.
Choreographer/Dancers: Stephanie Williams, Emmelia Haplern Givens, Nina Marchione, Christine DeAbla
This dance is an exploration in the divergent psyche and the conflict it creates with our desires and the expectation that we behave in directed ways in society. Dance poetry and music are the mediums.
Choreographer/Dancer: Silvita Diaz Brown
Alive music and Poetry by: Rich Logan.
Acre was inspired by property lines, fences, and land worth fighting for.
Choreographer/Dancers: Enid Smith, Jaime Juravic, Melissa Schleicher-Sanchez
Sanctus Dominus Dressing Room
While clothing becomes costume and both act as permeable border between our bodies and the world (or rather the world becomes the audience), the intimate and simple act of dressing and undressing is put forward to negotiate boundaries of touch and proximity.
Choreographer: Lizzie Leopold
Performance & Additional Choreographer: Melissa Bloch, Amanda Dye, Natalia Negron, Jordan Newmark, Laura vinci de Vanegas
Music: Johannes Brahms
An ironic solo drawing inspiration from The Shadow and dime-a-dance girls of the 1930s to music by Hunter Perrin and Ruth Etting’s “Ten Cents a Dance.”
Choreographer/Performer: Annie Beserra
Once Upon a Summertime
A duet between two versions of the same woman remembering a love lost, featuring the music of Blossom Dearie.
Choreographers: Annie Beserra and Erin Harper
Dancers: Dana Christy and Calyn Guberman
CAUTION: WORK IN PROGRESS a.k.a the break up playlist
Somtimes the only difference between elation and misery is what song comes on next.
Choreographer/Dancer: Katherine Dreher
a reckoning was inspired by an unexpected push and an honest soul.
Choreographer: Ashley Deran
Performer: Rebecca Shulman
Kristina Isabelle and her Embodying the Body workshop participants will present what we have been working on for the month of September. After six 1 1/2 hour sessions we will share our explorations with improvisation and some set phrase material.