Video Clips from Movement Research at the Judson Church 4.30.2012

Video Clips from Movement Research at the Judson Church, 4.30.2012

Featuring works by Laurel Tentindo, Jen McGinn, Lindsay Gilmour, Paola Irun.

Spooky Action at a Distance
Choreographed and directed by Laurel Tentindo in collaboration with dancers Melissa Guerrero and Maggie Thom. Sound by Miguel Frasconi

Laurel Tentindo has shown work at Danspace Project at St. Mark’s Church, Labapalooza at St. Ann’s Warehouse, in collaboration with Luis Tentindo, Tanz im August: Berlin International Dance Festival, Prague and San Francisco Fringe Festivals. She has danced with Sara Rudner, Vicky Shick and was a member of the Trisha Brown Dance Company from 2007 to 2012. Laurel is a certified Skinner Releasing Teacher and taught at the New School this spring. Miguel Frasconi is a composer and improviser who uses electronics and a menagerie of glass objects to create his sound world. He performs with the new music ensemble Ne(x)tworks.

Choreography and Performance: Jen and James McGinn

Jen and James McGinn were raised in Sarasota, FL, with their two other siblings, by a Scottish painter and a Cecchetti ballerina. Jen received her B.A. and M.F.A. from Hollins University in collaboration with ADF. Since then she has shown her work primarily in New York and Philadelphia and has been fortunate enough to work as a teacher and artist-in-residence at universities, festivals, and high schools along the East Coast. James is a performer and choreographer who received a B.A. in Liberal Arts from Eugene Lang College/The New School in 2008. He has been greatly influenced by performing in the works of Jonah Bokaer, Wally Cardona, Miguel Gutierrez, Ishmael Houston-Jones, John Jasperse, Jen McGinn, and Judith Sanchez Ruiz, among others. His choreographic work has been shown at various institutions throughout the US.

Baez Body
Choreographed and Performed by Lindsay Gilmour
Costume: Gift of Carol Seeds, “Snow Queen,” 1958

Lindsay Gilmour lives in Brooklyn and in Ithaca, New York, where she is an Assistant Professor of Dance at Ithaca College. Recently, she has been an Artist in Residence at Festival de Danza Contemporánea in Managua, Nicaragua, and with OTUX Dance in Santiago, Chile. She has worked with Pearson/Widrig Dance Theater since 2001 and YinMei Dance since 2006. Lindsay received an M.A. in international affairs from Columbia University (focused on Tibetan Studies and Conflict Resolution) and is currently completing an M.F.A. in Dance from the Peck School of the Arts. She is showing work at Dixon Place on May 29th. When not dancing, she tends to farm animals.


We are 3 international multidisciplinary artists and we want to experiment theatrically on concepts such as belonging (physically and emotionally), being in constant transit, always heading somewhere and rarely actually getting there, endless voyage, loneliness and isolation.

Paola Irún – Co-creator / Performer (Paraguay – New York), playwright, actor, director and theatre teacher. Arturo Alsina award for best actress in a lead role in Paraguay, the great award Oscar Trinidad for outstanding theatre achievement also in Paraguay. Founder and director of the multidisciplinary devised theater company EN BORRADOR teatro en construcción Fulbright scholar. M.F.A. in theater, Sarah Lawrence College. Patricia Masera – Co-creator / Performer (Paraguay – New York), is the co-founder of the aerial Paraguayan theatre group Nhi-Mu. B’nai Birth for Achievement in Theatre, and Fulbright Scholarship. She has a M.F.A. in Performing Arts Management from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Dylan Levers – Director / Collaborator (New York), NYC-based performance maker and visual artist. Recent original works include Opus No. 2 (Space on White), 18 Paintings (HERE) and LOLercaust (Dragon’s Egg Arts Center). Favorite theatrical directing credits include La Pastorela of Yakima (Yakima, WA), Jordan Harrison’s Kid-Simple and Davis Robinson’s Krazy Kat. Dylan has developed new work at INTAR, at the National Theatre Institute and MCC’s Youth Company. SDCF Observership 2011 and Member of Lincoln Center Theatre Director’s Lab. Upcoming: Museum at Unity Stage Company May 2012

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