Contemporary Studio to Stage Performance SerieS

Join me for this 9 week class which will culminate in a concert of diverse dance offerings Saturday December 18th 2021 at Dance Loft on 14. ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿพ DL14 website link again: https://www.danceloft14.org/adultclasses-1 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿพ DL14 direct purchase link: https://dancelofton14.as.me/?appointmentType=27138713 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿพ Eventbrite link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/contemporary-9-week-performance-series-with-sylvana-christopher-tickets-186265464017 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿพ Facebook Event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2991128244534489/

A friend like you takes flight

Just three weeks after premiering A Friend Like You for my ICONS thesis concert we are performing vignettes for an outdoor series called Flight hosted by Roxann Morgan Rowley’s Next Reflex Dance Collective. For a fine October day with plenty of sunshine and warmth to go around we kicked off this series as one of 6 dance acts free and open to the public….

A Friend Like You

Inspired by The Winnie-the-Pooh Stories by A.A. Milne and illustrations by E.H. Shepherd, “A Friend Like You” is a ballet for all ages choreographed as a part of Sylvana Christopher’s thesis work in her completion of The ICONS Choreographic Institute. My esteemed cohort included Valerie Dunham, Teresa Dominick, Millie Parker and Mimi Noorani. We embarked August of 2020 on a 9 month program designed…

Service

How do you practice the art of service? Is it in the way that you lovingly prepare and serve a meal to your family and friends? Is it the way that you guard a beach? Is it the way you speak truth to power for marginalized groups? Perhaps since my family is anti-guns, military service is the last version of service that comes to…

Envisioning

Name teachers, projects or thought partners that have helped you to learn new languages and vocabularies each and everyday. Wouldn’t you like a guide or a teacher highlighting the next possible steps as you explore unchartered terrain? Let’s shift our minds towards furthering our movement education and securing a spiritual and spatial center. Can we simultaneously celebrate commonalities while recognizing difference? Yes, WE can!…