Video Clips from Movement Research at the Judson Church, 4.26.2010

Video clips from Movement Research at the Judson Church, April 26, 2010.
Featuring works by Daniel Clifton, Talya Epstein with JT Ross, and Kelly Bond.

trying out some things i have been interested in
Choreographed and preformed by
Daniel Clifton
Music by
Franz Schubert and Daniel Clifton
Words by
Daniel Clifton

Daniel Clifton is from Niceville, FL where he spent many years writing music and playing in bands. He works or has worked with Tere O’Connor, Martha Clarke, Nicholas Leichter, Julia Ritter, Tony Jones, Tunga, Pam Ann, and the New York Historical Society. He has taught at the ADF, Hollins University, KDF, NYU, Sarah Lawrence College, and UNCSA. Clifton earned his MFA in Dance from Hollins University/ADF and his BFA in Dance from Florida State University. For more info check out

In Syndication
Created and performed by
Talya Epstein and JT Ross

Talya Epstein and JT Ross met at The Boston Conservatory in 2004. Talya was studying dance and JT was studying theater; Talya still wore hippie skirts and JT still sang showtunes. JT introduced Talya to spicy food and music that isn’t played on the radio. Talya introduced JT to trees and plain-spoken honesty. They used to share a bed, but that hasn’t happened for a while…and won’t…ever again. Though they both approach making work differently, they have similar artistic values and thus decided to create something together. What you will see tonight is the beginning of their first collaboration. JT is an aspiring theatrical director and writes for Talya is currently dancing with Melinda Ring/Special Projects.

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Untitled work-in-progress (formerly Past science-fiction/Future autobiography)
Choreographed by
Kelly Bond
Performed by Kelly Bond, Lillian Cho, Melissa Krodman, and other artists

Originally from Mississippi, Kelly Bond is a DC-based choreographer and performing artist. Her most recent work includes the currently untitled work-in-progress, which will premiere in this summer’s Capital Fringe Festival, and her solo work, Splitting the Difference (2009). In 2009, Kelly co-curated the In-Presentable Festival in Madrid with the other members of 6MONTHS1LOCATION-an artistic, educational, and social experiment which incorporated the program ex.e.r.ce 08 and took place at the Centre Chorégraphique National de Montpellier in 2008. She holds an MA in European dance-theatre practice from Laban in London which she attended as a Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Scholar. She also has a BFA in dance performance and choreography and a BA in English from the University of Southern Mississippi. Kelly was a 2009 Young Emerging Artist of the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities and is currently an artist with the Dance/Metro DC pilot program, Forward Five.

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