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Just a Lonely Man (2017)
Just a Lonely Man was staged as part of a lab series at DePaul University. Developed and directed by Richard Mosqueda, the show utilized the music of Jay Brannan to depict a man struggling with isolation.
The character Lonely Man was played by Coletrane Johnson and his counterpart, Half-Boyfriend, was played by Michael Cadville.
Static Drift (2015-2016)
"Static Drift" originated as a 10 minute stage piece, which I later developed into "Static Drift Abridged", the short dance film.
Every year at Kenyon, the dance department chooses two pieces to showcase at the regional ACDA (American College Dance Association) conference. For the March conference of 2016, Kenyon selected "Static Drift" along with a re-staged version of Bebe Miller's "Prey".
Static Drift had many people collaborating to create the final product. Professor Tatjana Longerot was the costume designer, Aidan Gross the composer, and Meg Thornbury the lighting designer. The piece was danced by Jennifer Seely, Marc Ferraro, and Timmy Broderick. The project would never have developed to completion without the support of Kenyon's Dance, Drama, and Film department.
Kenyon College Dance Ensemble Concerts (2014-2016)
"Please Don't Feed the Animals" was my first choreographed piece to be shown in one of Kenyon's bi-annual dance concerts. Featuring a cast of twelve dancers, the piece ran around 10 minutes long.
Originally intended to explore themes of self-discovery, "Please Don't Feed the Animals" took on a more animalistic tone by the end of rehearsals, hence the title.
Performed at the Spring 2016 Kenyon Dance Concert, this was my final piece to be showcased at Kenyon.
Too Late, No Apologies was a sneak peak into the world of performance. The four dancers presented their best sides while imperfection and anxiety leaked in and took over their movements.