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The ACA board getting things done (under a gorgeous Sue McNally painting). photo: Lila Hurwitz

It’s good to be working to support the arts both internationally and in our own backyard. Happy to be on the board of the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County!

Material Deviance in Contemporary American Culture

Check out this new excerpt video of Alice Gosti‘s Material Deviance in Contemporary American Culture. We were happy to have helped Alice get funding to support this very cool project, which asked: “Do objects imbued with so much of our worth start to take over and take on a life of their own?”

Bebe Miller Company in Colombia

Thanks to the US Embassy Bogota for putting together this fantastic video highlighting Bebe Miller Company’s DanceMotion USA residency in Colombia this past June! Read some final reflections from Bebe.

Adios Sudamérica!

It was an absolute thrill to serve as Tour Manager for Bebe Miller Company‘s DanceMotion USA month-long residency this June in Colombia and Peru. The genuine connections made with local dance artists, teachers, and community members were truly awe-inspiring. Click here for tons of photos and videos! And more here!

Collaborating with Kinesferadanza in Lima. photo: Lila Hurwitz

Welcome to Morgan Thorson!

We’ve been following and loving Minneapolis choreographer Morgan Thorson’s work for a very long time. We’re happy to be working with her as our newest client!

Click below for a glance at her 2010 piece, “Heaven,” which mesmerized us when we saw it in Seattle.

“The Making Room” Portal is Live!

One of our favorite recent projects is The Making Room portal, an online deep-dive into the creative process of master choreographers Bebe Miller and Susan Rethorst.

Grab a cup of coffee and spend some quality time browsing writings, photos, videos, and lots of great reviews from the culminating presentation of “The Making Room” at New York Live Arts in February 2018.


Bebe Miller Company Premieres “In a Rhythm”

photo: Lila Hurwitz

We spent an amazing week was prepping and presenting the premiere of Bebe Miller Company‘s newest dance work, “In a Rhythm,” at Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH, November 30–December 3, 2017. Check out lots of great behind-the-scenes photos, and a very incisive, positive review from Columbus Underground. Next stop(s): FringeArts (Philadelphia) for a production residency, then performances at New York Live Arts, On the Boards (Seattle), and the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago… wrapping up with three weeks in Peru and Colombia with DanceMotionUSA! We are thrilled to have helped make this incredible project come to fruition.

Help Open the Doors to The Making Room

Out of the gazillions of worthy arts projects to support, we are 110% behind this one! Your donation to this Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign opens the doors to The Making Room, a phenomenal project with master dance artists Bebe Miller Company & Susan Rethorst.

Frank D. Waldron: Seattle’s Syncopated Classic

We’re super-excited to announce the publication of Greg Ruby’s Frank D. Waldron: Seattle’s Syncopated Classic, a book and music set celebrating one of Seattle’s forgotten musical treasures. We had lots of fun learning about Waldron while we strategized with Greg on grant-writing, crowdfunding, editing, design and publicity throughout the project. Learn more about this fascinating influencer on the Seattle early jazz scene and teacher of well-known musicians such as Quincy Jones.

Open for Dancing is a Wrap!

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Mary Sheldon Scott’s “Prelude/Circle/Passage” at Fort Adams’ recently uncovered Redoubt. photo: Thomas Palmer

We had a blast coordinating Island Moving Company’s 2017 Open for Dancing site-specific festival in Newport, RI. Thanks to choreographers Thom Dancy, Teresa Fellion, Mary Sheldon Scott, the artist-collaborators, all the participants, volunteers, site hosts, and IMC staff for making such a memorable and slightly insane week possible! (And thanks to Mother Nature for letting out the sun for the shows, after three days of rehearsing in a Tropical Storm!)

And thanks for this fantastic feedback from Dominique Alfandre, Executive Director of IMC: I want to thank you for the absolutely invaluable work you did… Using your skills in improvisation and your fearless aplomb, you [made] an entire festival out of conjecture and flexibility and a great sense or humor. All of us were consistently delighted and reassured by your cheerful ability to wrangle artists, charm helpers and conquer hurricanes.