Video Clips from Movement Research at the Judson Church, 4.19.2010

Video clips from Movement Research at the Judson Church, April 19, 2010.
Featuring works by Athena Malloy, Burr Johnson, and Paul Matteson.

Illumination of Dissillusionment a.k.a. the Gem from the Inner Demon
Choreographed and performed by Athena Malloy
Sound score by Athena Malloy with technical support from Carolina Kroon
Cape by Walter Dundervill

Thanks to Sigal Bergman, Walter Dundervill and Carolina Kroon.

Athena Malloy’s choreographic credits include Hunger, Love from the Survivalist (2001) presented by The Kitchen, Sharpening the Shadow (2000) presented by Dancenow at JoyceSoho, Movement Research at Judson Church, New Stuff at P.S.122 and WAX, I Might’ve Killed Someone (1999) presented by Dixon Place and University Settlement, On The Verandah (1997) presented by the 92nd St. Y, Running Back to Go Forward (1996) presented by Context Studios and the Next Stage. She’s performed with Sigal Bergman, Walter Dundervill, Clarinda MacLow, David Neumann and Meg Wolfe, among others. She was a member of RoseAnne Spradlin Dance from 2000 -2004. In 2003, Malloy received a Dance and Performance “Bessie” award for her performance in RoseAnne Spradlin’s underworld. She has been a guest teacher at the Klein studio; her alma mater, SUNY Purchase; and the Trisha Brown studio. She presently teaches at DNA, and she has a healing arts practice in Brooklyn.

This Space Swallows Everything
Made and Performed by Burr Johnson
Music by Kylie Minogue
“The question that he frames in all but words is what to make of a diminished thing.” – Robert Frost

Burr Johnson graduated in 2009 from Virginia Commonwealth University with a BFA in Dance and Choreography. He currently lives in Brooklyn and is a member of Shen Wei Dance Arts. He has attended the American Dance Festival multiple times, performing in works by Ashley Anderson, Daniel Clifton, Tatiana Baganova, and in reconstructions of Laura Dean’s Tympani and Infinity. Burr has shown his dances at Virginia Commonwealth University, the American College Dance Festival, Art6 gallery in Richmond, the American Dance Festival, and in his friends’ apartments. In his spare time away from dance, Burr enjoys houseplants, cooking, Netflix, and spending time on the High Line Park. You can contact him at

Choreographed & Performed by Paul Matteson
Sound: Wind-up toy windmill in the center of a kitchen table in central Florida; awkward half-answers to earnest questions; four healthy generations together remembering what is yet to come

Paul Matteson began dancing seventeen years ago in Andrea Olsen’s Introduction to Dance class during his sophomore year at Middlebury College. He currently lives in New York City dancing, teaching, and choreographing. He received a New York Dance and Performance Award in 2002 for his work with David Dorfman and Lisa Race and is currently a member of The Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Dance Company.

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