‘Music, Movement, Objects, and Film (message from the gods)’
Sat, Oct 08, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dancer/choreographers Victoria Lundell and David Capps are joined by dancer/choreographer/video artist Pooh Kaye for an evening of dance and film, with original live music by Brian Crabtree and Kelli Cain.
Seating is limited. Tickets for the 7PM show are $10 if you wish to reserve a seat, or pay-what-you-wish at the door with no reservation. Reserve/buy a ticket online. The 8:30 show is first come, first served and pay-what-you-wish.
Victoria Lundell was a member of the Mark Morris Dance Group and the Parsons Dance Company. She has also worked with many other New York choreographers including Wendy Osserman, Pooh Kaye, Aszure Barton, Anita Cheng, JoAnna Mendl Shaw, David Matiano, Gail Gilbert, and Ruth Davidson-Hahn. She can be seen in the dance films Falling Down Stairs with cellist Yo-Yo Ma, The Parsons Dance Company with David Parsons, Lucky Charms with the Boston Pops, and in an upcoming film by David Capps. She currently teaches all levels of ballet, modern and yoga to children and adults here in Delaware County and maintains a private practice in bodywork.
David Capps‘ choreography has been presented in NYC at Dixon Place, Hunter College, Danspace at St. Mark’s Church, the 92nd Street Y, and the Gowanus Arts Exchange, as well as in Colorado, Massachusetts, New Mexico, Kansas, Iowa, California, Costa Rica and Switzerland. He performed with Elise Long, Gus Solomons, Jr., Bertram Ross, and several other choreographers; he is currently on the faculty of Hunter College/CUNY and teaches regularly at festivals in Switzerland. He received the Colorado Federation for the Arts Innovation Award in 1994, and is co-founder of Dancing in the Park.
Award-winning choreographer, performance artist and filmmaker Pooh Kaye is known for both “…carefully crafted compositions that teem with the seemingly chaotic effects of life itself…” (Jennifer Dunning the New York Times) and her raucous stop-motion animated films. With her company, Eccentric Motions, she has performed at New York’s MOMA, Lincoln Center, The Kitchen Center and The Joyce Theater and at the American Dance Festival, Jacob’s Pillow, The Holland Festival, The Jerusalem Festival, and Tokyo’s Spiral Hall. She has been the recipient of six National Endowment Dance Fellowships, a Guggenheim Fellowship for Dance, and New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowhips; Eccentric Motions has been the recipient of numerous grants from The National Endowment for Arts and The New York State Council of Arts. Her films have been shown at the Metropolitan Museum, The Whitney Museum of American Art and The National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. The 2011 re-edited video version of her 1993 stop-motion film The Painted Princess was shown in the 2011 Hudson Mohawk exhibit. Her live-action, stop-motion film Spring Cleaning, commissioned by EMPAC in Troy, New York, has been recently exhibited at the Walter Reade Theater as a part of the 2012 Dance on Camera Festival and at the Museum of the University of Albany and the Munson Proctor Museum of Art. The films shared at this performance also feature the dancer Alexandra Clack.
Brian Crabtree and Kelli Cain live and work among the mountains of upstate New York where they tend apple orchards, shiitake stacks, and create objects, music, and objects that make music.
Black-and-white photo: copyright Pooh Kaye / Eccentric Motions