Frozen Baby investigates the physicality of secrets by interweaving the moving body with technological and digital landscapes. It moves from highly nuanced gesture into a lushly feminine virtuosity.
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Separate Oceans, an evening-length performance work that examines virtual systems of emotion and affect. Making parallels between digital spaces and the rhythms of the natural world, Separate Oceans incorporates dancing, live video feed, and projections that all draw inspiration from the ways humans increasingly depend on digital systems for desire and fulfillment. Separate Oceans features collaborators/performers Bree Breeden, Jennifer Campbell, Maddie Schimmel, and Lauren Vermilion.
Orbicular, created with Bree Breeden, investigates how the choreographers’ actual differences in generations, race, economic power and dance work together to produce visual and creative tension. These differences are evoked, navigated, and subverted to challenge conventional hierarchical patterns. Orbicular instead develops multilayered relationships between the performers themselves and between the performers and the audience's expectations of identity and power.
Terraloop was commissioned to premiere at the Triskelion Arts Center in January 2017. In it, 6 women build an eerie world as rhythms pass from one dancer to the next. Terraloop explores the way repetition can create an arc of an experience, and the way that rhythms can create patterns and intensities between bodies. The piece integrates aggressively virtuosic and rhythmic dancing, immersive projections, and an original sound score.
Digital artifacts are mutations of data made through technological translation. In Unstable Artifacts, sculptural gestures and images are translated through the bodies of three women as they move through shifting rituals and alliances. It is supported by visual projections and original sound score by Kelley.
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