The Ballad of Winnie the Pooh & Friends

About a month into the rehearsal process, I can say that taking this deep dive is one the best things for my work I’ve done in a long time. Feeling pumped about my cast. I am choreographing a piece inspired by Winnie the Pooh and friends and their undiagnosed disabilities. The idea has been tossing around in my head the for last couple years….

Titles & Phrases

I am midway through the 9 month Icons Choreography Program with Vlad Angelov. This fall we have studied the history of choreography up to Contemporary Dance-Theater. Vlad has challenged our cohort to be provocateurs, problem solvers and authors of our own stories. We whipped up phrases weekly to explore construction and deconstruction tasks. Through the improv fest we soaked up Juliana Ponguta’s spice-of-life Contact…

RAW Artists Bonanza!

Mathew Patrick Heggem, creator and founder of LeftSide Labs, without haste proposed a new work on SylviDances for his upcoming gig at RAW Artists at The Filmore Concert Stage October 24th 2019. Maggie and I jumped at the chance to line up a gig. This was our first performance since Maggie’s February hip replacement and Mathew seemed fired up and ready to create art!…

Brookland Monroe St. Arts Walk Farmer’s Market

Presented Quick Change November 2, 2019 at Brookland Monroe St. Arts Walk Farmer’s Market. A few months prior, SylviDances performed at the Farmers Market with Taariq Muhammad, Grace Cannon and John Lee on guitar spring of 2019. John Lee graciously agreed to play guitar again drawing listeners to his music like bears to the honey. Grace Cannon and I created Quick Change during two…

Fall 2020 5X5 Call for Choreographers!

Hello Community, We would love to encourage you to participate in our 2020 presentation of 5×5! We are looking at places in Southeast or Southwest DC if you have leads on spaces or venues. We will be actively looking for choreographers desiring to make and share work with the community in our uniquely paired down high caliber setting! Send your piece proposal to if…