rehearsing the improv-based Pale Blue Dot with musical ensemble TENTH INTERVENTION
creating a new work for peformance with the Baldwin Wallace Orchestra's Bach Festival, April 18, 2015.
12th - performance of Pale Blue Dot @ Gibney Dance Center, 280 Broadway, 7:30pm
19-22: Performance of Jodie Gates' adapted Angle of Incidence by Princeton University Dance students
21-March 8: Tour to Stockholm, Sweden with Gibney Dance Company
Teaching Acces 8 classes at Gibney Dance Center
March 31-April 12: travel to Sacramento, CA to stage Jodie Gates' Keep Me Wishing in the Dark on Sacramento Ballet
April 16-20: travel to Cleveland, OH for performances with Baldwin Wallace Orchestra, conducted by Octavio Más-Arocas
Gibney Dance Company in concert, featuring works by Hilary Easton & Amy Miller
Rehearsals begin for the Traverse City Dance Project 2015
Gibney Dance Company benefit, & outdoor series of performances
Teach & choreograph at Interlochen Summer Arts Camp
Traverse City Dance Project 2015 commences
Traverse City Dance Project 2015! Premiered R.E.M. (my new work with Clocks in Motion), new works by Brent Whitney, Justin Koertgen, Jeremy Zapanta & Michael Spencer Phillips, and danced in Jodie Gates' Delicate Balance. Amazing season, how on earth did we make all of this happen?
Join Son Lux on EU tour
Back in NYC! Teaching Gyrokinesis at Steps, Juilliard Gyrotonic, and GDC Community Action workshops
Undone video shoot, directed by David Terry Fine, choreographed by Tyler Gilstrap, starring me (!) and Sam Roberts (Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater)
Premiere of my latest collaboration with Tenth Intervention - composer Dorian Wallace created We Are Legion (click for tickets, almost sold out!) at the Cell Theater, NYC
March: Tulsa Ballet: assisted choreographer Jodie Gates on the creation of new work
April/May: South Africa tour with Gibney Dance Company
July: taught and choreographed for Interlochen Summer Arts Camp
July-August: Traverse City Dance Project 2014, performances on August 15 & 16
July marked the premiere of Dido, my newest creation. I conceived and directed this new work, based on the Henry Purcell opera Dido & Aeneas. For this ambitious production, I collaborated with 12 musicians, 15 dancers and 3 choreographers (myself, Nicola Conraths-Lange and Brent Whitney).
September-December: in addition to my work as a dance company member of Gibney Dance in NYC, I staged Jodie Gates' Angle of Incidence on students from the Princeton University Dance Department.
June: Jennifer completes MFA in Dance from UC Irvine
My MFA thesis is entitled The Dancing American: A Personal Mythology. It examines the historical content and context of American dance, putting forth the inda that artistic representation of nationality can only be a personal mythology.
June- August: Travel to Rockford, Illinois and Interlochen, Michigan, to teach and choreograph work for Rockford Dance Company and two sessions of Interlochen Summer Arts Camp.
August: Jennifer is invited to join Gibney Dance in New York City
September 9-25: Kansas City Ballet
Assisted choreographer Jodie Gates in the creation of her new work for Kansas City Ballet. Titled Keep Me Wishing in the Dark, for 14 dancers to music by J.S. Bach. Premiered on September 27, 2013, and was called "an insightful, gorgeous piece" by Libby Hassen of the Kansas City Star.
September 28,29: Performances with Shelter Repertory Dance Theater
Performed in the New York City premiere of Shelter Repertory Dance Theater: solo Vertical River, a duet entiteld Cocoon (alongside former Dayton Ballet principal Justin Koertgen), and in Cricket, a group work, all choreographed by company director Kim Neal Nofsinger. Actor's Fund Studio, Brooklyn.
November 14-16: Dividing Line, Gibney Dance premiere. Gina Gibney's latest work, Dividing Line, premiered at Florence Gould Hall in Manhattan. The 6 dancers were accompanied by ACME string quartet, who performed the original score by Son Lux.