Dance Union Showing May 5, 2013


On May 5th we shared a work-in-progress showing of The Floating City at Dance Union. Here are some photos by Ryan Bourque.  Performance by Diana Deaver, Kristina Isabelle and Jessie Young. Set Design by Grant Sabin.  Lights by Julie Ballard

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The Floating City (solo draft work) Preview and Review


I performed The Floating City (solo draft work) at the Harvest Chicago Contemporary Dance Festival Oct. 5, 2012.  Here's a link to the show's preview in the Chicago Reader and the review in See Chicago Dance both written by Laura Molzahn. [gallery ids="1388,1387,1386,1385,1384,1381"]






Photos: Craig Bortmas



Longing Ahead, Looking Back Writing


  Longing ahead, looking back.

Shifting forward with a blast from the past


The past comes in and defines us

Either with a reaction or an interpretation

A memory of how to behave


I don’t want to be defined by looking back

It is now

It is in front of me


To shape these thorny thoughts into a form

A structure of sense


Too many images

Too many moments


What is this transition?


This changing landscape

The evolution of place


Maybe I need to go into the past to spring ahead

I am ahead

I am here


Longing Ahead, Looking Back


This writing / poem inspired the work Longing Ahead, Looking Back. A piece made in response to the Bicentennial celebration of Columbus.  With support from the Greater Columbus Arts Council.

Premiered Dec. 12-13, 2012 at The McConnell Arts Center.

Three Minute Portions

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Three Minute Portions This is from a 2005 interview for a performance entitled Three Minute Portions.  We performed an excerpt from Da D-Arp.  Click the link above to see the video.


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Da D-Arp

Choreography:  Kristina Isabelle

Performers:  Jeff Fouch, Jessica Gore, Kristina Isabelle, Zoe Rabinowitz

Performed at Sullivant Hall

Photos: Brian Hockensmith