Friday, October 3, 2008, 8:30 pm
powder, 2008, USA, includes live performance, 5 min
Produced and Directed by Cari Ann Shim Sham*
Choreography and dancing by Christine Suarez
Music composed by Joe Mindaneo
"powder" is a live performance with video projection that tells the story of the pain and pleasure of dressing and undressing the female body. "powder" explores the power of beauty, the bound female body, the safety of conforming, the comfort of discomfort and the perpetuation of the exaggerated femme by females themselves.
In There, 2005, USA, 7 min
Directed by Michael Theodore / Michelle Ellsworth
Produced by Prarie Dog Mothers
Choreography and dancing by Michelle Ellsworth
Music by Michael Theodore
This film definitively answers the question, "What is she doing in there?"
Frame from plug-play
4 clips pour aufnahmen, 2006, Switzerland, 8 min
Directed by Nicole Seiler
Produced by Cie Nicole Seiler
Choreography by Nicole Seiler
Featuring Cie Nicole Seiler
Dancing by Célina Chaulvin, Kylie Walters, Florent Ottello, Alexandre Tissot
Music composed by Martin A.P. Gantenbein
In these 4 very short dance films moving bodies and body parts have been projected onto specific surfaces and change their original character. In uno-duo bodies overlap bodies, in hülle-fülle legs and arms tremble in the wind, in devant-avant a dancing couple appears on smoke and in plug-play a Barbie doll becomes alive.
Bittersweet, 2005, Sherman Oaks, CA, USA, 16 min
Directed by David Rousseve
Produced by David Rousseve & Roberta Shaw
Choreography by David Rousseve
Dancing by Taisha Paqqett, Chery-Chen Yu, Julie Tolentino, Raquel Monroe
Music composed by Nina Simone
Videography by Robbie Shaw
"Bittersweet" explores the relationships of three women of color to their husbands, lovers, and to one another in an alternately lyrical and violent look at race and gender politics.
behind my tumid eyes, 2008, USA, 4 min
Produced and Directed by Ana Baer
Choreography by Dani Beauchamp
Dancing by Dani Beauchamp, Rebekah Davidson, Lavinia Findikoglu
single child, lonely child, playing in the quiet. --
shaping space into sisters that rolled and jumped and held my little hands. --
the secret hide-a-ways on foreign lands --
the air damp and cold --
and the current swaying like the lullaby of this childhood. --
i could taste the sand through finger tips --
and hear the air move between her ... and her ... and her.
Hell in a Handbasket, 2008, USA, 2 min
Produced and Directed by M.Caren McCaleb
Choreography and dancing by M.Caren McCaleb
What's it all for?
Raw, 2007, USA, 6 min
Produced and Directed by Hamel Bloom
Choreography and dancing by Angie Yeowell
Music composed by Arvo Part
In this experiment, the eleven members of the audience, each with his or her own camera, filmed a dance in the round - with leaves flying, mud packing, and stone mason setting.
Against the Dark of Night, 2008, Sun Valley, Idaho, USA, 6 min
Produced and Directed by Mariel Mc Ewans
Choreography by Jia Wu
Dancing by Eva Aymani, Rosemary Candelaria, Maya Ginger, Jia Wu, Mishen Liu
Music composed by Kaoru Watanabe and Johann Johannson
"Against the Dark of Night" is a modern myth as old as fear of the dark and as contemporary as our hope for the future. It is the dance for camera version of the choreography, "The Other Shore," which will be performed at the International Tanzfest in Germany by invitation from choreographer Pina Bausch.
Self Portrait, 2008, USA, 4 min
Produced and Directed by Ana Baer
Choreography and dancing by Kim Olson
Editing by Caren Mc Caleb
An exploration of Self within dance and video.