SEEN, NOT HEARD
Premiere: Fri, Nov 11 - Sat, Nov 12, 2016 at 8:00pm, Sun, Nov 13, 2016 at 2:00pm at Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH
Choreography: Rashana Perks Smith with performers
Music: Arvo Part - "Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten"
Performance: Kiersten Bender, Adrian Burr, Hanna Cordes, Jenna DeFranco, Courtney Dunne, Hayley Glessner, Jeremy Griffin-Jackson, Ares Harper, Amanda Hays, Erina Ito, Haley Jacobson, Cay Johnson, Isaac Kochman, Lexi Lease, Olivia Lease, Kimberly McCalmont, Rachel Meer, Maddie Presley-Wolff, Emily Rupp, Rachael Sheets, Savannah Travis
Lighting design: Chadwyn Knudson
Costume design: Jacqueline Shelley
Photography: D. Glen Vanderbilt
Length: 10 minutes
Seen, Not Heard, is a collaborative and devised effort wherein 21 dancers will examine the difficulties of being seen and heard, the efficacy of advocating for others, and the power of combined forces to enact a response. For each rehearsal, dancers wrote about experiences and explored improvisation scores. The director posed questions, responded to writings, set material from improvisations and gave feedback regarding movement material.
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