2011-2012 Residencies Print

2011–2012 Residencies

November 21–December 18, 2011
Caitlin Corbett Dance Company
Boston Center for the Arts’ Dance Residency features Caitlin Corbett Dance Company’s most recent work I’m Like, No Way, a work in progress that considers the trajectory of recklessness through three duets and an octet. Other works featured include Without Word (1998), a lush, lyrical duet for two women and Duets (2009), an eclectic collection of 15 one-minute duets performed by a truly dynamic assortment of unlikely couplings, most of whom are non-dancers.

January 16–February 12, 2012
Contrapose Dance
Boston Center for the Arts Dance Residency features Contrapose Dance in groundwork, a showcase of company repertory and commissioned works from 2010 through today. Works featured include the Boston premiere of Potemkin Piece by New York based choreographer Sydney Skybetter of skybetter and associates, a new work by Massachusetts-based choreographer Mariah Steele, and Ground, a work about frustration, repetitive efforts, and the resolution that comes from moving forward, by Contrapose Dance Artistic Director, Courtney Peix.

June 4–July 1, 2012
Kairos Dance Theater
Boston Center for the Arts Dance Residency features Kairos Dance Theater in That Girl and the Other One, an experimental work-in-progress performance that explores the intense dynamics cultivated in relationships between women. Expanded from an existing series of seven duets to include a cast of 12 dancers, That Girl and The Other One, features choreography by DeAnna Pellecchia and Ingrid Schatz, lighting and set design by Lynda Reiman, and digital media by Alison Kotin.

2011–2012 Movement at the Mills

November 18, 2011
The PGK Project
The Boston Center for the Arts hosts critically acclaimed contemporary repertory dance company, The PGK Project for Movement at the Mills. Based in San Diego with operations in New York City, this diverse company innovative, accessible performances that feature works from award-winning choreographers. Their inventive repertoire is casual, fun and engaging—a perfect match for Movement at the Mills!

April 20, 2012
Scapegoat Garden & EgoArt, Inc.
Boston Center for the Arts hosts Hartford-based dance theater company Scapegoat Garden and Somerville-based choreographer Nicole Pierce/EgoArt Inc for Movement at the Mills. These esteemed companies will partner to conjure a lush world where movement, music, sound, video, costume, set, and light design are brought together.

June 30, 2012
Janelle Gilchrist Dance Troupe, June-Takahashi Group, Lorraine Chapman the Company and Zoe Dance
Boston Center for the Arts hosts four local choreographers—Janelle Gilchrist Dance Troupe, June-Takahashi Group, Lorraine Chapman the Company and Zoe Dance—as they share their take on the concept of small dances. Original works will feature contemporary pointe, a live electronic sound score, movement in a 6x6 square foot space and a real-time dance/video installation.