A DANCE PRACTICE OF IMPROVISATIONAL AND NATURE-DIRECTED MOVEMENT, SPECIFIC TO CEMETERIES.
SHARED PUBLICLY AS PERFORMANCE IN THE 2016 SOLOW FESTIVAL.
THE DARK ROOM
IN AN IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE IN DARKNESS, I INVITE PARTICIPANTS TO CHART A COURSE AND CREATE AN EXPERIENCE FOR OTHERS BASED OUT OF THESE TENANTS- LOW LIGHTING, SOME SORT SURPRISE OR DELIGHT FOR THE AUDIENCE, PERSONAL OBJECTS TIED TO STORIES.
SHOWINGS: SOLOW FEST 2016, PENN STATE UNIVERSITY 2016
HEADLONG PERFORMANCE INSTITUTE FINAL SHOWCASE 2015
you are watching me (ruin it)
ADVERTISED OBJECTIVE: RUIN THE PERFORMANCE.
COVERT OBJECTIVE: MAKE PEOPLE LAUGH AND LIKE THE PERFORMANCE.
I'm trying to "ruin" a performance as a ritualistic act to detach from "succeeding as an artist". In the midst of this effort, I still find that I'm trying to get the audience to like me. How many times, how many ways, can I still try to get at this thing and really ruin it?
Shown in Headlong Performance Institute final showcase 2015