ANC Commissioner Ra Amin has invited me to dance this coming Saturday Oct 5 between 4-6pm at JACS an artsy enclave for jazz music. I'd love to see you this fast approaching Saturday Wine and Beer Tasting at Alice's Jazz and Cultural Society from 4-6pm. I will share a dance performance and get those looking… Continue reading Sylvana @ Alice’s JACS
Next up per the encouragement of my dear Marguerite Comfort I'm participating in this annual art event. I'll be posted in Tenley Friendship Library this Saturday Sept 14th from 9:30-10pm presenting a SylviDances production of Jazz improvisation and performance art spoofing on the ups and downs of potty training. Come see Shit Show! Movements 1… Continue reading Art All Night
Immensely proud of how this commissioned duet turned out. Originally drafted as a solo called “Who” presented by BlueShift & SylviDances at Baltimore Theater Project March 2018. "Who, Two" took on new life as sage choreographer Joan Nicholas-Walker expertly reframed the original thematic material and crafted a challenging new dance. It strengthened our companies’ ability… Continue reading “Who, Two” by Joan Nicholas-Walker
This fall I am committing to a 9 month program called Dance ICONS to take a deep dive into the process of creating a work of art. During my early dance training at North Potomac Ballet Academy later Metropolitan Ballet Theater I developed this insatiable love for choreography. Understanding the nuances of being a choreographer… Continue reading Commit to It!
Sat down with Vlad Angelov at Compass Coffee today and posited my future as a member of his organization's 2019-2020 Cohort of Choreographers which he trains extensively for 9 months at Dance Loft on 14. I'm excited to be pushed in ways that will make me a stronger more refined choreographer. Now my challenge is… Continue reading Icons Smart Interview
Maggie Lockhart and I performed Joan Nicholas-Walker's introspective piece "Who, Two" at The Howard Community College Feb 9th, 2019 at The Horowitz Performing Arts Center a large venue for dance. My dance partner Maggie bravely gave Brunhilda one last hurrah. Her plan all along was to 'dance the shit out of it' before replacing with… Continue reading “Who, Two” at HCC Gala
Today I served as teaching assistant to The American Ballet on behalf of The Kennedy Center and spoke on a panel for a Dance Colloquy hosted by Sarah Beth Oppenheim at Dance Place. Whew and the day isn't over! In an hour, I witness dances made by college students participating in the dance colloquy and… Continue reading The life of a teaching artist