Jamie and Haley from Urbanity Dance

Dante Dances

Some pictures and music from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s Dante Festival, where Urbanity Dance and I collaborated on a performance inspired by the middle ages poet. The inspirations for the music and improvisations were drawn from Cantos V (The Lustful) and XXV (The Thieves) from Inferno, and Cantos X (Sphere of the Sun) from …

Urbanity Dance

Test Kitchen with Urbanity Dance

I had an interesting composing opportunity and experience with Urbanity Dance last week after being invited to work with them in one of their contemporary dance “test kitchens.” Just a couple of weeks prior Urbanity was named Best of Boston’s “2015 Best Dance Troupe,” so I felt a little extra pressure to come up with …