Ensemble work that explores the element water in relation to human being perspective: from abundance to scarcity. Inspired by the creation story of the Kogui people of Colombia, found in The Elder Brothers by Alan Ereira.
Original music: Jason Palamara
Videography: collaboration with Sebastian Velasquez
Lighting design: Jim Albert
Costume design: collaboration with Juliana Waechter
Dancers: Tyler Clark, Courtney Fleming, Crystal Gurrola, Anya Kress, Anna Krupp, Devanshi Mishra, Amy Simonson, Melanie Swihart, Kristen Vasilakos and Calvin Windschitl.
Photo: Alex Bush
There was a sea - excerpt
15' - 2014 Grad/Undergrad Concert
Dialog between the virtual image of the dancers and their presence on the stage.
Videography: Naoki Izumo
Dancers: Kathryn Skinner, Nicole Zozulia
10’ - International Writing Program Collaboration 2014
A collaboration with dancer and choreographer Alex Bush and with Cuban writer Omar Perez that stages his poem Languid Hi over a big bed of fall leaves. Live music.
15’ - 2014 Graduate/Undergraduate Concert
This video is the recording of the first time that the piece, for five dancers, was performed outside the studio, in the campus of the University of Iowa.
Videography: Alex Bush
Dancers: Zach Bird, Jeremy Blair, Sean Thomas Boyt, Raechel Hofsteadter, Sophia Sednova
AND A SONG
Biographic solo specially created for and with Sean Thomas Boyt for his BFA Thesis.
10’ - International Writing Program Collaboration 2013 A collaboration with dancers Sophia Sednova and Lindsay Fisher, and with Chinese writer Jiaxin Wang about his poem Tangerines.
A MOONLESS NIGHT
15' - 2013 MFA Qualifying Project
This piece stages four dancers whose faces are never seen by the audience.
Dancers: Jingqiu Guan, Raechel Hofsteadter, Anna Krupp, Melanie Swihart