In early September, Amsterdam-based dance artist Marcela Giesche kicked off the Marlin and Ginger Miller Dance Residency Program with a week-long teaching residency and two performances of Wanderers and Wonderers. She created and performed three new works during her residency, two of which included performances by AU students and faculty. The concert was presented to […]Read more "Marcela Giesche"
The Brian Brooks Moving Company opened the new Miller Theater with their dynamic performance of Motor on October 15 and 16, 2010. The New York City based dance group performed Motor, an hour-long piece for seven dancers within a vibrant installation, set to an original score by composer Jonathan Pratt. This event marked the six-year […]Read more "Brian Brooks Moving Company"
Marcela Giesche was at Alfred University for a four-day teaching residency. Berlin-based Marcela studied dance and choreography at the Rotterdamse Dansacademie and The Ohio State University where she received her BFA. She has received numerous scholarships including participation in the danceweb 2010 at Impulstanz festival in Vienna, Austria. Marcela has danced for Bianca Van Dillen and […]Read more "Marcela Giesche"
Kristi Spessard returned to Alfred (she also came in 2005) as our guest artist for one week in the spring. Her residency included a collaborative open master class with the Susquehanna String Band, as well as two resident visual guest artists Stan and Duetes from the School of Art and Design. Kristi Spessard is the […]Read more "Kristi Spessard"
Amy Smith is a founder and co-director of Headlong Dance Theater, a Philadelphia-based contemporary dance company. Headlong is a collaboratively-run company that has made over 40 new works in 16 years, and is proud to be part of the recent Philly dance/theater explosion. Smith grew up in Michigan and received her BA in Dance and […]Read more "Amy Smith"
In partnership with the New York Dance Force funded by the New York State Council of the Arts, we brought Gabrielle Revlock to Alfred University to teach open master classes and to show some of her work in a lecture presentation. These classes preceded her performance at Cedar Arts 171 Theater in Corning New York […]Read more "Gabrielle Revlock"
Jordan Fuchs is an experimental choreographer committed to explorations of form and formlessness, proximity, and physicality. His choreography has been hailed by Deborah Jowitt of the Village Voice as “Redefining chaos,” and by Jennifer Dunning of the New York Times as “magical.” Creating work primarily through a collaborative, project-based company model, his recent research explores […]Read more "Jordan Fuchs"