Old Man At The Corner Store, 2023, United States, 8 min
Directed by Nadav Heyman, Anabella Casanova
Produced by Cheryl Mann, Collin Del Cuore
Choreography by Nadav Heyman & Cheryl Mann
Dancing by Zoe Rawlings, Fen Del Cuore, Mher Khachatryan, Adrian Dela Rosa, Nadav Heyman, Donte Cooley
Executive Producers by Sage Price, Anabella Casanova
An elderly man crosses paths with the neighborhood mischiefs.
Deconstructed, 2018, United States, 4 min
Directed by Alexis Robbins
Choreography by Alexis Robbins
Dancing by Ginny Mottla, Alexis Robbins
Filmmaker: Andrew Cashin
Assistant Direction by Leigh Schanfein
Breaking down rhythm, sound, and texture through the lens of friends in rehearsal.
RadioBody, 2021, United States, 13 min
Produced and Directed by Erinn Liebhard
Choreography by Erinn Liebhard
Dancing by Nieya Amezquita, Doug Hooker, Amy Jones, Sara Karimi, Erinn Liebhard, Kelli Miles
Cinematography by Cully Gallagher
Musical Arrangement by Mike Lauer
Drone and Additional Camera by TJ Tronson
RadioBody is a collaboration with composer Mike Lauer exploring the jazz sensibilities and human toil and triumph embedded in the work of pioneering alt-electronic band Radiohead.
Heartbeat, 2023, United States, 2 min
Directed by Henry Graham
Produced by Jennifer Tisdale
Choreography by Henry Graham
Featuring American Dance Artists
Dancing by Hannah Patrick, Henry Graham
This film explores the history of jazz where black and white bodies illustrate the beauty of dance, origins of the communication of movement with classic lines, improvisation and social dance forms and the blurred lines between the forms. Music is the soul is for jazz movement, historically. At the core of this style is the rhythmic patterns that is emotionally felt in the body and we created a short film - "Heartbeat" - to illustrate cinematically the various forms and to respect the lineage of the African beat. Not only is it rooted in tap to reveal rhythmically the sophistication of jazz dance, there is a titillating look at the lines of jazz dance with the seamless lines of architecture of the historic urban building as well as the isolations of the male body vs female body along with the integration of races of the artists. It begins with the blurred grey lines of the history and then opens up to color to highlight the evolution, musicality and syncopation of the movement.
To: Everything I Love, 2023, United States, 13 min
Directed by Anthony Morigerato
Produced by Anthony Morigerato, Kurt Csolak
Choreography by Anthony Morigerato and Makayla Ryan
Dancing by Chantelle Good, John Manzari, Logan Evan Thomas
In the not so distant future, a young woman is falling in love. She enlists her personal A.I. system to decide if the relationship is worth it.
Tenets, 2023, United States, 4 min
Directed by Taylor Madgett, Lawrence Beard
Produced by Taylor Madgett
Choreography by Taylor Madgett, Constance Harris
Dancing by Constance Harris, James Solis-Gutierrez, Becca Schaff, Taylor Madgett
This high energy piece features a fusion of Afro dance, House and Hip-Hop dance styles. Through an exploration of these dance forms, this piece seeks to establish American street dance as a direct extension of West African culture.
Regret To Inform You, 2022, United States, 12 min
Directed by Yusuf Nasir
Produced by Yusuf Nasir, Harvey Mason Jr.
Choreography by Yusuf Nasir
Dancing by Yusuf Nasir, Steve Geist
Why are our fantasies so far removed from our reality? "Regret to inform You" follows a difficult day in the life of a Performer on the verge of forced obscurity and retirement. After one too many rejections, he becomes undone, retreating into a black and white dance fantasy to combat the reality of a society that has no place for him.