Urbanity Dance - Observing

Observing

These are excerpts from a new piece I composed for a dance choreographed by Betsi Graves and Urbanity Dance. The piece is being performed June 2nd and June 3rd at the Tsai Center in Boston. For tickets. This is my second time collaborating with Betsi and Urbanity, and my first composing in conjunction with the development …

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 …