PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS

AND WHAT IF I RAN?

Choreographer: Leigh Gaymon-Jones. 2014

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SCIENCE OF SUGGESTION 

Choreographer: Christina Sukhgian Houle. 2010

CHOREOGRAPHY & DANCE

AND WHAT IF I RAN?. 2014

 

BONNIE BIRD THEATRE

LONDON, UK

ROLE: CHOREOGRAPHER

DANCERS: SOPHIA DOUGLAS, AMELIA MAUDERLI, ETSUKO TANAKA

The creative process with the dancers began as an exploration of ‘relocation,’ which grew into an exploration of running, repetition, the mundaneness of cycles, the desire to break from routine and the relationships formed in the process. The concept of evolution became central to the work, and the clips chosen here aim to demonstrate various moments in the evolution of the And What if I Ran?.

 

MY THRESHOLD, YOUR

SPACE. 2014

 

BONNIE BIRD THEATRE

LONDON, UK

ROLE: DANCER

CHOREOGORAPHER: MELANIE CLARKE

 

www.trinitylaban.ac.uk

 

 

DREAM BIRDS. 2013

ROSE SHOW/GOLD SHOW

 

THE OFF CENTER

AUSTIN, TEXAS

ROLE: DANCER

CHOREOGORAPHER: HELOISE GOLD

 

www.deeplistening.org/heloise

 

 

INVASION OF THE NEW GRRL ORDER. 2012 FUSEBOX FESTIVAL

 

 

THE LONG CENTER TERRACE

AUSTIN, TEXAS

 

ROLE: ASSITANT CHOREOGRAPHER

CHOREOGRAPHER: ALLISON ORR

 

www.forkliftdanceworks.org

Inspired by the Riot Grrrl and women’s punk movement, Invasion of the New Grrrl Oder featured 100+ teen and pre-teen girls in an outdoor performance on the grounds and terrace of the Long Center to kick off the 2012 Fusebox Festival. 

AfriMove. 2009

BLACK ARTS MOVEMENT FESTIVAL

 

BALLET AUSTIN/ AUSTIN VENTURES

AUSTIN, TEXAS

 

ROLE: CHOREOGRAPHER, DANCER

 

I was invited by Gesel Mason to contribute a solo performance that would open her evening of performed works during the 2009 Black Arts Movement Festival.

AfriMove is a reinterpretation of the visual artists featured in The Studio Museum in Harlem, NY.

THE SCIENCE OF SUGGESTION. 2009 FRONTERA FEST

An original, full-length theatre dance piece, “Science of Suggestion” premiered at Frontera Festival and used community input and interaction from over 200 individuals.  The final work acknowledged the environment in which it was developed and questioned how, why and if it is wise to give an audience what it thinks it wants. 

 

THE BLUE THEATER

AUSTIN, TEXAS

 

ROLE: DANCER

CHOREOGRAPHER:

CHRISTINA SUKHGIAN HOULE

 

www.christinasukhgianhoule.weebly.com

 

dELTA dANDI. 2009

THE LONG CENTER

AUSTIN, TEXAS

 

ROLE: DANCER

DIRECTOR: SHARON BRIDGFORTH 

CHOREOGRAPHER: BARAKA DE SOLEIL

 

www.sharonbridgforth.com

dELTA dANDI

Director: Sharon Bridgforth

Choregrapher: Baraka de Soleil. 2009

PRODUCTION

IN MEMORIAM 2014. 2014

ROLE: STAGE MANAGER

CHOREOGORAPHER: VALERIE PRESTON-DUNLOP

DIRECTOR: ROS CHESHER

 

www.trinitylaban.ac.uk/

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance produceD In Memoriam 2014, a dance film celebration of the legacy of Rudolf Laban through the creation of an original movement choir work featuring 100 dancers and musicians.

This dance film project is an artistic collaboration between Dr Valerie Preston-Dunlop and dance photographer and film maker Ros Chesher, supported by Trinity Laban faculty, alumni and students.

MIGRATION PATTERNS IN WARTIME. 2012

ROLE: ASSISTANT PRODUCER

CHOREOGORAPHER/DIRECTOR:

CHRISTINA SUKHGIAN HOULE

 

www.christinasukhgianhoule.weebly.com

 

 

THE TRASH PROEJCT. 2011, 2012

Directed Allison Orr with an original score by Graham Reynolds, The Trash Project featured 24 employees and 16 large sanitation vehicles from the City of Austin's Solid Waste Services Department. Filmmaker Andrew Garrison, followed the performance and created the award-winning documentary film, Trash Dance.

ROLE: STAGE MANAGER

CHOREOGORAPHER/DIRECTOR:

ALLISON ORR

 

www.forkliftdanceworks.org

 

 

JOMAMA JONES: LONE STAR TOUR BLACK ARTS MOVEMENT FESTIVAL. 2009

 

BALLET AUSTIN/ AUSTIN VENTURES

AUSTIN, TEXAS

 

ROLE: STAGE MANAGER

PERFORMER:

DANIEL ALEXANDER JONES

 

www.jomamajones.com

TOUR STARTS HERE. 2009

CORCORAN GALLERY

WASHINGTON, D.C.

 

ROLE: DANCER

CHOREOGRAPHER:

DANCE EXCHANGE COMPANY

 

www.danceexchange.org

LIGHT. 2008 

FIRST NIGHT AUSTIN

AUSTIN, TEXAS

 

ROLE: DANCER

DIRECTOR: ELLEN BARTEL

 

www.spankdance.com

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