Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema,

Sans Souci at Ursinus College, 2017
Thursday, October 5 • 6:00 PM
Lenfest Theater, Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center, Collegeville, PA
FREE as a part of the Ursinus College Fringe Festival

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Frame from Little Dreams

Little Dreams, 2015, Belgium, 6 min

Directed by Wilkie Branson
Choreography by Wilkie Branson
Dancing by Wilkie Branson, Mariana Camiloti, Joêl Daniel, Femi Oyewole, Shantala Pépe, & Letitia Simpson
Music composed by Benji Bower & Kathleen Milton Fitzpatrick
Filmmaker: Wilkie Branson
This dance animation about dreams, aspirations, and fears was made with over 4,000 hand cut characters over the period of a year.
Frame from Moving Dallas

Moving Dallas, 2016, United Kingdom, 8 min

Directed by Jevan Chowdhury
Produced by Beau Ethridge
Choreography by Jevan Chowdhury
Featuring Bruce Wood Dance Company
Dancing by Kimi Nikaidoh, Bruce Wood Dance Project; Nycole Ray, Dallas Black Dance Theatre; Isaiah Adams, Disko Boogie, Olga Pavlova, Paula Ulery-Reynolds, Sarita Venkatraman, Alpana Jacob, Asaf Mor, Lone Star Circus, and more
Music composed by Kye Kye
Cinematography by Beau Ethridge
Edited by Jevan Chowdhury
Eighty dancers from the Lone Star star city juxtaposed with the glassy dream that is Dallas as it stands today.
Frame from Stray Notes

Stray Notes, 2017, United States, 4 min

Produced and Directed by Kate Duhamel
Choreography and dancing by Courtney Henry, Michael Montgomery, Babatunji
Featuring LINES Ballet
Music by Jason Moran
Cinematography by Jesse Eisenhardt
Edited by Kate Duhamel
Dancers from LINES Ballet find perfect harmony, for awhile.
Frame from Opposing Forces Part 1

Opposing Forces Part 1, 2015, USA, 16 min

Directed by Amy O'Neal and Kyle Seago
Produced by Amy O'Neal and Stefanie Karlin
Music composed by Waylon Dungan aka DJ WD4D
Filmmaker: Kyle Seago
Concept and Co-Choreography by Amy O'Neal
Dancing and Co-Choreography by Alfredo "Free" Vergara, Bryson "Just Be" Angeles, Michael O'Neal
Five B-Boys and one female choreographer/director explore fears of feminine qualities in our culture through the hyper masculine form of Breaking through the initial process and premiere of Amy O'Neal's eighth evening-length performance work, Opposing Forces.
Frame from Descent

Descent, 2015, UK, 5 min

Directed by Drew Cox and Antoine Marc
Produced by Antoine Marc
Choreography by Antoine Marc
Featuring Antoine Marc Choreography
Dancing by Sade Alleyne, Antoine Marc, Renako McDonald, Roman Tio
Music by Hammock
Cinematography by Sandro Granda and Drew Cox
Edited by Drew Cox
Costume Design by Giulia Scrimieri
Assistant Production by Monica Bauer and Valentina Gordeeva
A man crawls to his death. Spilling out the essence of life, he envisions vivid memories to accompany his decline...
Meaghan McHenry dancing like her old man.
Dancer Meaghan McHenry

Dance Like Your Old Man, 2006, Australia, 10 min

Directed by Gideon Obarzanek & Edwina Throsby
Produced by Chunky Move in association with Chequerboard Productions
Featuring Chunky Move
Dancing by Meaghan McHenry, Sara Black, Alexandra Dillon, Bec Reid, Penelope Bartiau & Ros Warby
Music by various artists
Cinematography by Cordelia Beresford
Editing by Simon Njoo
Six unseen fathers come to life through their dances as imitated and reflected on by their daughters.
Frame from Globe Trot

Globe Trot, 2013, USA & 22 other countries, 4 min

Produced and Directed by Mitchell Rose
Choreography by Bebe Miller
Dancing by people found on the street
Music composed by William Goodrum
Cinematography by 50 filmmakers
Edited by Mitchell Rose
An international crowd-sourced dance-film project: 50 filmmakers on all 7 continents each shoot 2 seconds of a dance by choreographer Bebe Miller.