upwelling

An ocean inspired dance show with a deep sea soundtrack

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Upwelling is a multimedia performance, in theater and film, dedicated to connecting audience to ocean conservation through empathy. It translates the sensations and mysteries of the ocean into an immersive performance. The viewer is swept on a colorful journey complete with...

~ Matriline ~
Premiered 06.04.2021 at the Jack Straw Cultural Center, Seattle WA

Insight into the Director's Mind

    Matriline was made in a 3 week period after receiving notice of my acceptance into the Submergence gallery. To start, let’s begin with the title…

~ Speranza ~
03.19.2021

Insight into the Director's Mind

    Speranza was creating during the Winter of the pandemic from Nov 2020-Mar 2021. It was a time when we most needed hope...

The sea lashes at my legs
come find me
buoyancy keeps me here
Where are you going?

Light my beacon
so that I may seek
Light my beacon
Hope

She traces shadows of my lines
where I go you'll never reach
Pulse, opening the horizon
swallow me

Light my beacon
so that I may seek
Light the beacon
Hope

 

And when our ship hits bottom
and the seaweed sways
no one left behind
no one betrayed

Rock, rock, heavy seas upon us
burst through the surface
what lies among us
Rip currents

Find my beacon
so that I may see
share the beacon
For Hope

 

~ performance at Dance Mission ~
03.12.2020

~ from the premiere ~
04.19.2019

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