Director Biography – Dale Andree, Thryn Saxon (sodden ground)

THRYN SAXON: is a dancer, choreographer and teacher living in Queens, NY. Saxon’s work has been performed at venues across NYC such as The Craft, GreenSpace, Gelsey Kirkland ArtsCenter and The Actor’s Fund Theater. As a dancer Saxon has performed with Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, John Zullo, Julia Ehrstrand, Rosie DeAngelo, TYKE Dance, SpacesOfFontana and is also currently a performer at Sleep No More and dancer with Kate Weare Company with whom she has toured nationally and abroad. Saxon’s debut dance film, “all of her”, was an official selection for the 2018 LA Dance Shorts Film Festival, The MarDel Presents: Dance on Film Festival (nominated for Best Choreography), SPARK Dance Film Festival and the ARTS TRIANGLE Dance Film Festival. Saxon was selected as one of 8 resident choreographers to participate in the Mare Nostrum Elements: Emerging Choreographer Series in 2019 and as one of the artists in residency at The Church in Mount Vision, NY for their Summer 2019 season.

Dale Andree is the founder and director of NWD Projects and National Water Dance, a national simultaneous performance mobilizing dancers around water quality and climate change. She is a recipient of the 2020-21 Knight Arts Challenge and was chosen by Live Arts Miami for the LALA cohort to create a new work, Endangered Ecological Landscapes. In 2018 she had the opportunity as an Artist In Residence In Everglades (AIRIE) fellow to create a performance piece in Everglades National Park. The resulting performance led to a film collaboration with Claudio Marcotulli titled “Flickering Glades”. It premiered at ScreenDance Miami Festival 2020 and was also chosen for The World Outside: Screendance in Nature as part of American Dance Festival 2020. This is her fourth dance for camera film and the first with her daughter Thryn Saxon.

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