creative process

“Trofamina”

Trofamina, wifelands August 1st 191226 years old I was asked to perform in “Tiny Shorts.” A Facebook live event hosted by Elm City Dance Collective on one of five select Sundays this fall. I decided to present the physical performance research of “Trofamina.” Trofamina is an ancestor of mine, perhaps…

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moonshot: solos for your home is on the Apple and Android app store!

Take a little finger walk over to the app store on either your Android or Apple phone and check out moonshot: solos for your home! I am looking forward to any feedback along the way. –> Android Play Store –-> Apple App Store I’m excited that with support from many…

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NCCAkron’s “Dancing Lab: Art Speaks 2.0”

Spending the last two months in the virtual ether with these amazing humans has been an honor. What a wonderful platform for artists/technologists/curators.  Goals: This residency came right after completing one leg of research. It was such a wonderful opportunity to re-question everything that I created in the first versions…

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Theater as Laboratory

In a workshop called Theater as Laboratory: Experimentation with Non-Human Partners in Expanding Dramaturgies with Rebecca Rouse & Ashley Ferro-Murray, the other participants and myself were tasked with creating something in response to their research surrounding the Oskar Schlemmer’s Triadic Ballet and the ideas of technology as extensions of the body. This…

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Super Human Trailer

For the past three months, these beautiful dancer/actors and I have been working on building material around the ideas of “Super Human.” It didn’t take us long to identify the key element…humanity. “What is a super power?” and “Who is super human?” were our jumping off points to access and…

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Creating “moonshot: solos for your home”

moonshot: solos for your home is an Augmented Reality (AR) app that places a more than human entity (cyborg body) in the home of the user. The concept models for the piece were created through embodied practice in Tilt Brush from transparent prisms to create the 3D model for moonshot’s…

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Hayes Graduate Research Forum Award Winner

Abstract: The purpose of this work emerged from a desire to understand and create a relationship between choreography and the Virtual Reality (VR) painting program, Tilt Brush. When performing with a VR headset and controllers, the body and machine blend into cyborg, a body prosthetic. However, through the eyes of…

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“a CanvasUnBound” performed at The Drake Performing and Events Center

“a CanvasUnBound‘s” live performance was projected on the fly loft of The Drake Performing and Events Center before the DigiEye Film Festival in Spring 2021 for an outside audience. As I performed about 400 feet from the projection of the filmed rendering of the work, this performance was an exercise…

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Neon Alchemy

What is collaboration? The term is usually used when something or someone is needed by another and then they are asked to collaborate on a project that isn’t their project. Whether a dancer in someone else’s choreography, a creator of projections for a director’s vision, or even the motion capture…

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REVEAL

Where are the boundaries of your flesh and who determines them? How do we effect our surroundings? What is revealed from our actions? In “Reveal,” Angela Pujolas stretches, separates, and ducks the hot pink extensions of her frame imagining and opening alternative and simultaneous worlds of vivid color. REVEAL creates…

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