DanceNow Encore features 10 performers selected from the fall festival. I'll present rollercoaster, a 5 min solo created in collaboration with Lauren Hlubny. Dinner theater venue- come have a early evening cocktail and watch a diverse sampling of dance!
The Leftovers are Sarah Chien, Hannah Wendel, Mei Yamanaka and Donnell Oakley. Presenting a new all-improvised collective work with music score by Ryan Wolfe. Part of Triskelion's annual improvisation festival. Presenting a shorter version Thursday and a longer one on Friday.
Collaborating with Artist Chelsea Murphy to produce a self-powered artist exchange. We'll spend the full weekend sharing studio space, our personal practices and diving into shared interests in theatricality + physicality + improvisation
Moment's Notice Improvisation Salon
Performing an improvised duet with percussionist Caitlin Cawley, as part of this ongoing salon curated by Cass Tunick and Olivier Besson
As a complement to the Songs Stuck in My Body performance, Sarah and Lauren present a workshop inspired by the compositional tools used in the piece, focusing on improvisation, finding solo artistic voice, and theatrical framing
Teaching Flying Low and Passing Through as part of a collaborative workshop with ∞therside collective. Each day begins with Flying Low and Passing Through, then moves into improvisation approaches from my fellow collective members' practices
∞therside is an itinerant international improvisation collective whose members each hail from a different country. We meet annually for a 16 day research/creation and performance residency in one member's country. 2019 includes performances in Thessaloniki and a residency in Stavros with members from Greece, USA (me!), Italy and Switzerland
An improvised performance party on a secret Bushwick rooftop. Hosting, curating and performing. Lineup:Sarah Chien, Cass Tunick + Danny Tunick, Donnell Oakley, Remi Harris + Mark Schmidt, Cat Murcek + Violetta Norrie