May 1, 2020

Art for Artists' Sake is an online initiative started by The Front , a St. Claude artist collective, to provide quick cash to artists affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Every Saturday beginning on April 11th, The Front hosts a weekly sale on their website of 10-...

May 1, 2020

On March 12 during the break between one dress rehearsal and another, Aurora sent me this text message about our March 14 show at the Kennedy Center:

A few days later she had compiled this music video in place of the one we were hoping to shoot this spring. 

Message from...

May 23, 2019

On Monday May 20, I presented three pieces of writing in a dance performance. . .seeds for a new solo and group installation called SUBJECTS.

Thanks Jonathan Penton for filming and Leona Straussberg Steiner for the invitation to share my practice with a very open inter...

March 23, 2018

Please consider making a donation to our creative projects in 2018 via our Indiegogo Campaign.

September 13, 2017

we are having these conversations and doing these practices and cites are drowning and rivers are burning and cars are guns and guns are guns and teachers and students are under their desks and bodies aren't social without media and we still go to class and make food t...

September 4, 2017

"A choreography of being together for 7 days" 

A sprawling greenhouse in Mechelen, BE

A yurt with 7 mattresses, a couch, a record player, some LP’s

A “princess room” for the people with tents, i.e. the truly prepared, i.e. not princesses

A jigsaw kitchen pulled together in...

December 18, 2016

(Written May 2016, not yet published)

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The potent intersection of queer theory and dance practice

Throughout the course of my graduate study, I have noticed many parallels with the evolution of feminist, gender, sexuality, and queer theory and the evoluti...

December 18, 2016

(Written December 2015)

As a dancer/choreographer, I’m particularly interested in how “the body” is theorized in feminist and gender theory.  Because “the body” is a site of both conceptual and material research and generator of “work” in dance (more so than subject, pe...

August 18, 2016

When was a time you felt like you arrived somewhere? Tino Sehgal used this as a prompt for us to have discreet intimate conversations with one another in our orientation. 

Yesterday, or two days ago depending on your global position:

I traded in the single bed with no sh...

December 2, 2015



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