While There Is Breath In Our Bodies

movement & meaning performance presentations

See Me, Reach Me, Know Me, Free Me (coordinator / creator / performer, April 2009)

A dance performance in which students 'study' and read excerpts of philosophical texts reflecting on recognition, connection, and trust between persons and their positive, life-affirming effects. The concepts are embodied and played out in the dance that unfolds and in the relations between the dancers. Performed as part of the LIU Colloquium on Peace and Non-Violence.

Human / Nature – continued (creator / performer / director, Nov 2008)

Revision and new sections of multi-media dance / sound / improvisation / image event at Long Island University first presented in April 2008, exploring the facets of humanity’s relationship with the 'natural' world. This project involved students from the university as well as professional artists from New York and Slovenia. Visual and audio arts (projected slide show with original sound score, narrated texts) supported the choreographic works which included group improvisation, solo and duet.

Human / Nature (creator / performer / director, April 2008)

A multi-media dance/sound/improvisation/image event at Long Island University exploring the facets of humanity’s relationship with the 'natural' world. involving students from the university as well as professional artists from New York and Slovenia.

Habitat (coordinator / performer / co-creator, April 2007)

For this project I brought together Danceworks (the New York dance company I perform with), with Boštjan Perovšek, Slovenian composer / recording artist, and the L.I.U. student community for a multi-media performance / presentation of music, dance, improvisation and projected images in conjunction with Earthday events. In this project I designed the slide show and performed as a dancer.

Human Nature Embodied: Doris Humphrey’s Nietzschean Humanism (Fall '05, '06, '07)

Philosophical presentation with correlated movement studies for Limón Institute Professional Studies Program.

Principles of Limón Technique (Fall '03, '04)

A Presentation and Demonstration of the elements comprising the Humprhey-Limón style of dance performed by students of the Limón Institute Professional Studies Program.