Take a trip into dance-making, with Artistic Directors Jamey Hampton and Ashley Roland at BodyVox. They've invited a group of creatives, none of whom have ever worked in dance before. “What will happen when artists and innovators working at the peak of their profession immerse themselves in a craft they’ve never considered?” The Pearl Dive Project melds creative worlds in a collaboration of movement and ideas, the likes of which have never been seen. Don't forget that BodyVox has partner restaurants that offer discounts for a fantastic date night!
Written by Anya Pearson and directed by Jamie M. Rea, Made to Dance in Burning Buildings is a fusion of poetry, theater, and violent and visceral contemporary dance. Meet the creators as they discuss the premise of the work: how do we heal from trauma? Onstage February 15–March 16 at Shaking The Tree Theatre.
BodyVox shines in creating a unique brand of dance theater. Meet Jamey Hampton and Ashley Roland Artistic Directors of Body Vox and don't miss The Cutting Room January 24th through February 2nd. A sophisticated and delightful film and movement mashup that will keep you on the edge of your seat!
The love of his job is palpable; Steve Gonzales, Artistic Director of the Jefferson Dancers, with company members Star Coltrin, and Jensen Sears talk about their love of the work with the company and celebrate 25 years of collaboration with their costume designer Earlene Munnerlyn.
Susannah sits down with BodyVox's Jamey Hampton and Ashley Roland to talk about thier upcoming show Rain & Roses and so much more!
An archived Adventure with some of the myriad artists of Fertile Ground. Are you stuck on a holiday gift for someone? How about a See-all-you-can-fit-in Festival Pass for the Fertile Ground Festival of New Works? $50 gets you over 75 events! Theatre, dance, circus, music, animation and every possible combination at 39 venues across Portland for 11 days.
Spend time with someone you love in celebration of the holidays!
Find out more at http://fertilegroundpdx.org
What's Fertile Ground? Find out from Robert Guitron, Artistic Director Polaris Dance Theatre, Jessica Wallenfels, Artistic Director Many Hats Collaboration, Nicole Lane, Fertile GroundFestival Director, and Roy Antonio Arauz, Producing Creative Director Milagro Theatre.
Susannah chats with Shelly McLendon, Founder of Siren Theater and Rosie Rose Productions, and her friends Kirsten Kuppenbender and Rose Bonomo. Susannah also chats with Hamilton Superfan, Becci Swearingen.
Don't forget, this Wednesday, Shoshana Bean will be at Beaverton High School!
This week Susannah chats with Kevin Cook, aka Poison Waters, about his role as Mother Ginger in Oregon Ballet Theatre's The Nutcracker.
If you haven't seen The Nutcracker, this is the time to do it! Click here for tickets and show times!
Susannah chats with Imago co-founders, Carol Triffle and Jerry Mouawad about the company's return of the critically acclaimed production of FROGZ, which put Imago on the international map. The simplicity and the charm of the show catapulted the production to two Broadway runs at the acclaimed New Victory Theatre in 2000 and 2002.
BodyVox leaps into its 20th Anniversary Season with the world premiere Lexicon, November 30 – December 16.
BodyVox fuses dance and technology in an exploration of space, sound, light, and motion, exemplifying BodyVox’s legacy of pushing the bounds of our senses and perceptions. Lexicon re-examines and expands the idea of live performance as dancers interact with infrared sensors, live video graphic generation, and animation creating a stage experience like no other.