June 14–26, Just Passing Through installation and performances at Roman Susan gallery.
March 5, improvisation at Hot Mess, Elastic Arts.
May, The Cheryls, a collaborative livestream performance.
August 23, improvisation at Freedom From and Freedom To, Elastic Arts.
June, online sessions and livestream performance with MoveMove Collaborative.
April 7, improvisation in Full Pink Moon: Opera Povera from Quarantine Livestream
March 20, my poem Mockingbird is featured in A Reading Night with Awakened
Voices & Jade Plant Project (14:49 in Vimeo feature).
Manu Montalvo. What Remains, curated by Ieke Trinks for Defibrillator at No Nation
December 13–14, I Only Have Eyes for You (deflation of Five Stud Stud)
Not Nothing to Hide, a Conspiracy production. OuterSpace, Chicago
Work-in-progress performances of Energize in Chicago:
• May 5, The Field/Chicago at OuterSpace Studios
• May 24, Gothic Funk Party #25: Crossing the First Threshold at Empirical Brewery
• June 10, Nasty, Brutish, and Short at Links Hall
• June 24, Poonie's Cabaret at Links Hall
August 5–11, residency at Light Box, Detroit, with performance of
Third Stone Exploded (v8 of Five Stud Stud)
February 14–17, 7–9pm, Power Ouch! festival of performance at Links Hall, Chicago,
co-curated with Aurora Tabar
Work-in-progress performances of Five Stud Stud:
• October 21, Elevate Chicago Dance 2018 at Chicago Cultural Center
• October 11–14, Charged Spaces/Changing Bodies
• May 25 & June 8, In/Habit: Plants and Animals
at Learning Machine and Defibrillator Raw Space, Chicago
• May 27, Research Project #17, OuterSpace Studios,
1474 N. Milwaukee, 3rd Floor, Chicago
• May 24, Dogleach at Hume Gallery, Chicago (image at left by Sam Chao)
• May 22, Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, IL
September 2, Lyp Sinc at Defibrillator, Chicago
May 27 & June 10, noon–2pm, Butoh Body at Outerspace, Chicago
Teaching guest workshops entitled Suspend, Glitch,
Wobble, Fight Surrender, working with ideas from
Mal de Debarquement Syndrome and Argentine Tango
May 7–25, Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, IL
Residency, working on Five Stud Stud, a new installation/dance project
November 7, Escape Hatch, collaboration with Harlan Rosen at Jello.
Elastic Arts, Chicago
September 15-23, Defibrillator Gallery, Chicago
Premiere performances of Waver [event page here], an ensemble piece
that explores partnering through butoh and tango aesthetics.
This project received generous support:
Performances of Mal de Debarquement/Beneath, a solo:
(video by filmmaker Eryka Dellenbach)
August–December, High Concept Labs, Chicago
Workshops to build ensemble for the Waver project
July 24–29, East Troy, WI
May 1, Chicago
Performance of Nothing Between Us (duet with Pamela Strateman),
an improvisation study for the Waver project,
at New Room VIII curated by April Noga and Eli Halpern
March 10, Chicago
Performance of Blindfold Tango (duet with Ernest Williams)
at Thaw benefit for Links Hall