current projects

Imago

January 11-13 and 18-20, 2018

The Durham Fruit Company

305 S Dillard St, Durham, North Carolina

ticket info TBA

for more info, go here


performances

LETZ BE ON
Schwuz Nightclub Berlin

Friday November 3
23:00

DJ-Producer Sky Deep presents an evening of rowdiness and revelry, and will obviously need some backup gogo dancers along the way! Join us for an evening sure to be remembered. LEZ BE ON IT together!

FAKE COMPANY - TWO PERFORMANCES!
betOnest (Stolpe)

Friday November 10
 (Berlin)
Saturday November 11

time TBA
Dance company meets performance art meets international assemblage of characters exploring space, play, sound, light, dynamics, power, and movement together. We strive for well-timed perfectly executed chaos.

NAH DRAN
ada studios (Berlin)
Saturday December 2 and Sunday December 3
20:30

What happens when dreams and reality collide? In ‘soft fists insist’, an excerpt from the piece IMAGO, a woman is confronted with popular images and ideas about how she - young, white, and female - should behave in the world. As she grapples to interpret these ideations, she begins to lose track of her deeper needs and fears. A piece about the space between what we are and what we imagine ourselves to be, ‘soft fists insist’ asks the question, how does the unconscious relate to social constructions such as femininity, ageing, and desire?

special events and classes

Deepen Your Pilates Knowledge!
In this hour and a half workshop, participants will move through one or two exercises addressing basic principles for different parts of the body - specifically core, spine, and shoulders -  with the intention of preparing the body to do the pilates exercises in the most efficient and dynamic way possible. We will do some deep breathing and activating the small deep muscles around the joints of the spine and shoulder girdle. We will end with some bigger, integrating movements to pull it all together. 
November 18
13:30 - 15:00
€20

Movement in Moabit (Berlin)
call +49 (0) 162 455 9536 to register

Queer Workout
workout class co-created and co-taught with Sarah Bouars...check out our promo video and follow us on Facebook for our latest news and updates!
NEXT CLASS!
December 9
13:00 - 15:00
Pieter (Los Angeles)

more info coming soon!


2017

October
Unfinished Fridays at Lake Studios Berlin : soft fists insist, a 10-minute excerpt from IMAGO, performed at a works-in-progress showcase (dance, choreography, performance)

July
BE AS YOU DO: Acceptance and Resistance, a five-day collaborative workshop with the inimitable Leah Wilks at pOnderosa. Technical physical tasks, committed durational processes, and suggested improvisational explorations steer our journey. Stolzenhagen, DE (dance, teaching)

May
THE MOVING PARADOX SERIES: Acceptance and Resistance, a weekly workshop series at K77 for the month of May, used somatic and dance exercises to facilitate awareness around where-when-and-how our bodies experience acceptance and resistance in stillness, movement, and physical relationships. Berlin, DE (dance, somatics, teaching)

March 23 - April 2
During this artist residency at Wolf Kino in collaboration with director Josephine Decker, I co-created and choreographed a Virtual Reality Film that poses (and proposes an answer) to the question, What if Sesame Street taught children about sex, sexuality, and porn? Berlin, DE (collaboration, choreography, performance)

February 14 - March 8
Ponderosa on the Road : ISRAEL Three weeks in Israel with other members of the extended pOnderosa family. We taught classes and workshops, hosted a performance marathon, and did a lot of contact improv with the Israeli people. In between events we travelled the country, staying with local people and learning about the history, culture, and politics of the place. (teaching, dancing, producing)

Wednesday January 25
FANCY, an original performance piece I choreographed and performed in in which I embodied the imaginary love child of Sally Bowles (Cabaret) and Alex DeLarge (A Clockwork Orange). Performed at Ludwig in Berlin, DE (choreography, performance)

January 18 - February 13
A one-month long residency at betOnest, a former cement factory in the village of Stolpe/Oder in northeast Germany. I documented my experiences here - including a Women's March and a lot of standing - in this blog. Stolpe, DE (writing, art)

2016

Saturday December 10
Fish, Reptile, Mammal, a three-hour workshop at Ponderosa's SNOW CAMP that focuses on the biomechanics of evolution, answering questions such as: Why do our eyes face forwards, and our spines move in three directions? Stolzenhagen, DE  {teaching, producing}

Friday October 21
Sweet and Tangy, a drag piece inspired by fruit, hunting, and the American South, premieres at Get F*cked with Olympia Bukkakis and Friends, a "bigger, better, and tastier Queer Performance Night" at Café Engels in Berlin, DE {choreography, performance}

Friday September 16 - Sunday September 19
Queeries showing, a three-day public sharing of a two-week exchange of experiences and practices at Ponderosa, held at Ausland in Berlin, DE {performance}
featuring too many brilliant artists to name them all here; check out this page for more! (collaboration, performance)

Friday July 22
One More Timea showing of works done, undone, and never-before-run at The Durham Fruit Company in Durham, NC {choreography, performing}
featuring performances with Zoia Cisneros, Liam O'Neill, Leah Wilks, and Matthew Young (choreography, performance, producing)

Friday May 20 - Sunday May 22
Rift, a duet in collaboration with New Zealand dancer and choreographer Vicky Kapo, premieres at the Real.Live.People Presents show at The Latvian Society in Philadelphia, PA {choreography, collaboration, performance}

Tuesday May 10 - Wednesday May 18
Creator-in-Residence at Earthdance with New Zealand dancer and choreographer Vicky Kapo {choreography, collaboration}

Friday April 29
There Will Be Rolling, a duet in collaboration with actor and dancer Liam O'Neill, premieres at 1x2x3: An Evening of Duets at The Carrack Modern Art in downtown Durham, NC {choreography, collaboration, performance}

Saturday April 16
Choreography for musician Kamara Thomas' latest music video, Oh Gallows, at Shadowbox Studios in Durham, NC {choreography}

Friday March 25
Durham Independent Dance Artists (DIDA) fundraiser at The Vault in Durham, NC {producing}

Saturday March 19
Viewpoints Lab at The Durham Dance Tsunami in Durham, NC {teaching} 

Thursday February 4 - Saturday February 6
US premiere of Of Gods and Sea Monsters at the Greensboro Fringe Festival {choreography, performance}

Saturday January 16
Somatic Improvisation Workshop at Ninth Street Dance {teaching}