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Miscellanea II

Performed November 20 - 22, 2009
Canoe Social Club at Theatre Off Jackson, Seattle



Second in our showcase series, Miscellanea II featured the individual work of past collaborators. Eight lead artists gathered to present lively evening of dance, aerials, live music, interactive installation and visual art.

Presented by Manifold Motion and Canoe Social Club at Theatre Off Jackson. Funded in part by 4Culture.



Visual Art

Untitled Box with Connector

Created by Mike McCracken

Cherry Tree no. 4445

Chaya Eastwood Jones

Red wool, vellum, drafting film, sheet protectors, acrylic. 2009.

Performance

1. Immutable/Tensile

Created and Performed by Bridget Gunning and Evan Flory-Barnes

Costuming by Lucretia Bleakley of Lunar Mansion

Sometimes people are layered like that. There's something totally different underneath than what's on the surface. But sometimes, there's a third, even deeper level, and that one is the same as the top surface one. Like with pie. -Joss, Zach and Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen

2. Tulipomania

Written and Performed by Linden Ontjes
Choreographed and Performed by Keely Isaak Meehan
Costuming by Chaya Eastwood Jones, Linden and Keely
Music: "Tip-Toe Thru' the Tulips With Me" by Tiny Tim

3. Isthmus

Conceived by Bridget Gunning and Keely Isaak Meehan
Shot and Edited by Keely Isaak Meehan
Danced by Bridget Gunning and Cheryle Rivers
Music: "O Nobilissima Viriditas" by Hildegard von Bingen
Adapted for marimba and Performed by Memmi Ochi

4. Forthcoming

For one or more artists.

Created and Performed by Jeremy Bieger and Dan White

5. Unravelling

Dancer: Nicole Sasala
Vocalist: Susan Dumett

Based on the dark journal entries of Florence Nightengale.

6. Mood Indigo Triptych (with Grandmother + Persephone)

I. Poem
II. Mood Indigo
III. Epilogue

Created + Performed by Monica Schley

Second in our showcase series, Miscellanea II features the individual work of past collaborators. Join us for a fun evening of dance, aerials, live music, interactive installation and visual art.

7. Droge CX 9 (the Grand Finale)

Instrumentation by Becca Baggenstoss and Mike McCracken
Choreography by Bridget Gunning, Annie McGhee and Keely Isaak Meehan with the dancers
Video and special lights by Leo Mayberry

Music performed by:
Conor Apperson (drums)
Becca Baggenstoss (vibraphone)
Dennis Farhart (glockenspiel)
Chia-Hao Hsieh (marimba)
Mike McCracken (xylophone)
Memmi Ochi (marimba)

Dance Performed by:
Bridget Gunning
Chaya Eastwood Jones
Annie McGhee
Keely Isaak Meehan
Luara Moore
Linden Ontjes
Nicole Sasala

Re-instrumented for percussion, Droge CX 9 was originally composed by Manfred Hčbler and Siegfried Schwab in 1969. It was made popular in Jess Franco's 1971 cult classic, Vampyros Lesbos.

Special Thanks to Crippled Dick Hot Wax! Records for permission. You can purchase the original HERE