The Blessing and the Curse is the surprising and inspiring story of folk, Americana, and rockabilly musician Lance Canales, who rose from humble California Central Valley farmworker beginnings to prominence in the international music scene. Starting from his modest upbringing in the small campesino town of Orosi, California, we follow Canales on his journey from… Continue reading The Blessing And The Curse Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from Dance/Music Festival Dec. 2019
Takako Vs. Nine Lives is screen dance that uses a hybrid dance language and multiple camera perspectives to create parodic feminist interpretation of a three act balletic pas de deux/ three round wrestling match. The choreography, performed to an original score, draws upon vocabulary and aesthetic imagery from professional wrestling, classical ballet, comic books and… Continue reading Takako Vs Nine Lives Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from Dance/Music Festival Dec. 2019
This film is about a Baltimore child who experienced intermittent homelessness but went on to become a world-class symphony musician and professor. As a child, Richard Antoine White (R.A.W.) slept wherever he could, sometimes in abandoned rowhomes where he was chewed on by rats during his sleep. Now in his 40s, he still has the… Continue reading R.A.W. Tuba Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from Dance/Music Festival Dec. 2019
The room of a hospital, two women waiting. The invitation to the soul to let go, the invitation to react for who remains. A woman on a hospital bed, at the end of her life, is struggling to survive. Another woman is waiting during those final moments. In what is the close separation between the… Continue reading Open The Window Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from Dance/Music Festival Dec. 2019
A son is brought to a monastery by his parents and left there. He struggles to become a monk and on his journey inward finds protection and solace in three female immortals. This dance for camera is depicted through five sections: root, heart, will, mind and body.
Imagine a place where landscapes and feelings make you want to discover yourself, explore your surroundings, a place where you wish to reveal your inner self, leave the world behind and where you could live according to your true nature . With their energy and their grace, dancers express this urge to imagine a different… Continue reading Feel Reborn Here Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from Dance/Music Festival Dec. 2019
A Demon stalks its prey within the mind of a child, and the consequences of imagination start to seem like reality. Lost inside a fantasy world of dance, a lost Mother must fight for her survival, or become another victim of the demonic clutches of depression. Project Links Facebook Instagram
An animated reflection on mortality, “CEMETERY SONG” explores a day in the life of inhabitants of a cemetery as they explore the power of memories, existential dread and finally a peaceful acceptance. Project Links