Spring 101

Premere: 2019. Time: 36 minutes. Dancers: 10

Sound Design: Cory Neale
Costume Design: Jill Peterson
Lighting Design: Matthew Lewandowski II

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The premiere of ‘Spring 101′ burst forth like a gushing choreographic stream.” - Dance Journal

Photo: Rob Li

Photo: Rob Li


FAITH PROJECT/THE DOOR

Premiere: 2018. Time: 90 minutes. Dancers: 11

Thought Partner: Kimerer LaMothe
Multimedia Design: Jared Mezzocchi
Sound Design: Cory Neale
Lighting Design: Alyssandra Docherty
Set Design: Sara Outing
Costume Design: Jill Peterson

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doesn't back away from tackling complex social themes...an ever expansive and inspired choreographic journey" - Dance Journal

Faith Project/The Door Performance Photo

Photo: Mike Hurwitz

Photo: Mike Hurwitz

SANTUARIO

Premiere: 2017. Time: 38 minutes. Dancers: 10

Music: Arvo Part, Cory Neale, Club Mix (Wake Up, Safe and Sound), Excerpts“Poem for Pulse”by Jameson Fitzpatrick

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Santuario is a stunning artistic response to the Pulse Nightclub shootings in Orlando, Florida last June. It is a profoundly moving dance elegy.” - HuffPost

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Photo: Bicking Photography

Photo: Bicking Photography

Moment/s

Premiere: 2016. Time: 10 minutes. Dancers: 5-6

Music: Daniel Rhode and the New Music Ensemble of Grand Valley State University.

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“With...Moment/s we are literally taken on a whirlwind of fleeting moments in our everyday existence, challenging our very notions of time, space, relationships, tension, stillness and discovery.” - The Dance Journal
 

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Vertigo

Premiere: 2016. Time: 12 minutes. Dancers: 6

Music: Daniel Rhode and the New Music Ensemble of Grand Valley State University.

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“[Vertigo] was a meditation on modern life knocking us off balance and our individual and private strategies to move through everyday chaos toward inner peace and resolve.” ExploreDance.com

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DREAMSCAPE

Premiere: 2016. Time: 10 minutes Dancers: 7-8

Music: Daniel Rhode and the New Music Ensemble of Grand Valley State University.

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“...the dancers garbed in all black, blending in to the dimly lit background, created an other-world experience with a continual shifting of bodies and shapes.”- The Dance Journal

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HOME/S. 9th St.

Photo: Bill H

Premiere: 2015. Time: 65 minutes Dancers: 6

Music Design: Cory Neale

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“A moving, compelling look at the immigrant experience...a timely piece…leaves us with a sense of mystery and connection.” - Dance Enthusiast 

 
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Photo: Matthew Wright

Be/Longing


Premiere: 2014. Time: 70 minutes. Dancers: 9

Music Design: Cory Neale

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“Be/Longing: Light/Shadow combines forceful, fast choreography with frozen tableaux.”- Times Union

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Photo: Mike Hurwitz

Photo: Mike Hurwitz

ONE – IMMORTAL GAME


Premiere: 2013. Time: 40 minutes. Dancers: 10

Music Design: Cory Neale

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"One was a true gift: smart choreography and an impassioned, athletic execution by a truly talented group of dancers." – The Dance Journal
 

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Beyond the Bones

Premiere: 2003, revisited 2012. Time: 70 minutes. Dancers: 5-8

Music Design: Cory Neale

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“transports us back to the beginning of humanity and the wellspring of our beings.” - Backstage

 


Mandala Project

Photo: Bill H

Premiere: 2011. Time: 40 minutes. Dancers: 9

Music: Jonathan Goldman, Tibetan chanting, Kenneth Kirschner and Tim Russell.

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"A masterwork of art, spirituality, and stagecraft.”- The Philadelphia Inquirer

 


AUTUMN SKIN

Premiere: 2011, revisited 2016. Time: 40 minutes. Dancers: 6-8

Music: Collage of Mum, Philip Glass, Alarm Will Sound, Arvo Part, Kenneth Kirschner.

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“AUTUMN SKIN, demonstrated the company's versatility, technical proficiency, and capability of producing choreography both poignant and culturally relevant" - South Philly Review

 


A-U-M

Premiere: 2009. Time: 23 minutes. Dancers: 7

Music: OM chanting

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"Virtuosic artistry...hypnotic energy" - Ballet UK.

 


Emptiness of Snow

Premiere: 2005. Time: 23 minutes. Dancers: 5

Music: Kenneth Kirschner, Tibetan bell Meditation music.

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“Complex variety of speed, shape, and group configuration—dancers whipped and spun about by imagined wind and thrust to the floor, somehow always very neatly—gave this work a poetic sensibility." - The Village Voice.


Traces of Brush

Premiere: 2005. Time: 25 minutes. Dancers: 8

Music: Andy Teirstien

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“...Incredibly captivating for audiences and dancers alike." - The Martha's Vineyard Times.


CHI

Photo: Gabriel Bienczycki

Premiere: 2002. Time: 9 minutes. Dancers: 9

Music: Glen Velez

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The New York Times described it as “a buoyant, radiant dance”


From the Land of Lost Content

Premiere: 2000. Time: 25 minutes. Dancers: 6

Music: Philip Glass, Lama Gyurmes, Jean-Philippe Rykiel, Kirby Schelstad.

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“Brilliantly constructed...combines a fresh approach to conventional craft with a commitment to contemporary social-consciousness.”- Backstage

 


Butterfly

Photo: LBrowning Photography

Premiere: 2000 Time: 5 minutes. Dancers: 1

Music: Giancomo Puccini “Un Bel Di”from Madame Butterfly.

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"A little Isadora Duncan and a little Butoh... this was choreography and performing that was simultaneously both lush and spare." - The New York Times.

 


Moon Dance

Photo: LBrowning Photography

Photo: LBrowning Photography

Premiere: 1994. Time: 6 minutes. Dancers: 1

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Music: Dead Can Dance

"[Moon Dance is] a powerful piece of choreography." - Knight Arts Foundation