05/02/2019 Parakata received the Award for “Best Dance Film” by the Mediawave Film and Music Festival Online Competition. The film will be screened at Fort Monostor, Komarom, Hungry.
La Sabina selected for the Music Shorts and LGBTQ Shorts Audience Awards Film Festival
Received the Wilson Latin American Research Award 2019 from The Center for International Studies, TXST.
03/17-22/2019 Filming with Contradanza in Mexico City.
03/19/2019 Presenting the Lecture Trans and Inter-disciplinary Art Creation at Centro Nacional de las Artes, Mexico City.
03/04/2019 Invited Panelist at Innovative Research & Identity Panel, Philosophy Department, TXST.
The review for Espacios Latentes/Latent Spaces at TXST Galleries written by Rebecca Bowman was published in MediaIsla.
03/01/2019-04/29/2019 Parakata selected for the “On the Road” Online Competition Program, from Mediawave Film Festival, Hungry.
02/28/2019-03/02/2019 co-producing Mano a Mano, Merge Dance Concert at the Harrison Theatre.
02/28/2019-03/02/2019 premiered “Void” at the Harrison Theater, TXST. Featuring Merge Dance Company.
02/27/19-03/01/19 Wild-er-ness selected for Seyr Festival of of Screen-Movement and Media Arts in Teheran, Iran
02/23/2019 invited to screen Your Wake screendance at the Live in Motion Festival, Denver
01/31/2019 producing Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema at TXST.
01/20-28/2019 filming Sabina with Rocio Luna in SMTX.
Body + Camera 2019: The Un/Certain Body
01/19/2019 Invited to present “blurring the lines: an exploration of inter and trans- disciplinary arts production” at Southwest United States Institute of Theatre Technology with colleague Cheri Prough deVol. Recital Hall, TXST
My article “Considerations on Site-specific Screendance Production” has been invited for publication in the book entitled Philosophy and Dance, Bloomsbury Publishing. This article features the piece dunes.
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Featured on the November & December 2018 College News for the College of Fine Arts and Communication at Texas State University.
11/13/18 Presenting during The International Research Conference for Graduate Students at LBJ, TXST
11/05/2018 Presenting the Presidential Seminar at TXST GalleriesOctober
10/18-20/18 WECreateSpaces premiering at Opening Dance Door Theatre, Harrison Theatre, SMTX
Selected for the Seminar Presidential Award 2018-2019 at TXST University.
09/20-23/18 Parakata selected for screening by Festival de Vídeo y Cine Femenino Dulcísimo Ovario, Teatro Romo de Vivar, Pachuca, Hidalgo.
09/14-15/18 Producing Sans Souci Festival XV, ATLAS Institute, Boulder, CO
09/12/18 Guest artist/lecturer at the Department of Critical Media at CU Boulder.
09/03-08/18 LANDFALLEN- the lost and found ground floor theatre, austin, tx
Doll’s Eyes invited to present at the World Dance Alliance, Feb 14-16, 2019, El Paso TX.
TerraBlue selected for Mana Contemporary Body + Camera Festival in Chicago in (October 5th – 7th) with subsequent events at Mana Contemporary, Jersey City and Mana Contemporary Miami between Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 (Dates TBD)
Commissioned by JASON PHELPS & CO to create a video collage for the play LANDFALLEN- lost and found
08/20/18 Jenchekua selected during the Muestra Estatal de Danza Contemporanea, Casa de la Cultura, Morelia, Mexico
07/23-28/18 Filming Kim Olson and Ondine Geary in Colorado.
07/05-08/18 home was selected to screen at at the S.E.T. me free Screendance “Positioning” Festival in Valetta, Malta, (European Capital of Culture).
Invited to Percolate Artist Residency in Limerick, Ireland, summer 2019 to develop the piece WECreateMemories with Heike Salzer, Michelle Nance and Robert Burton.
06/06/18 – 06/14/18 Residency at Rancho2y2, Jalapa, Veracruz, MX
06/11/18 Presenting a Lecture Demonstration at Facultad de Danza de la Universidad Veracruzana, Veracruz, Mexico
05/28/18 – 06/05/18 Residency at TXST Galleries
05/26/18 TerraBlue screening at the EnCore Film Festival as part of ARTWORK at Decatur Art Festival, Decatur, GA
05/24/18 TerraBlue and Homemaker selected for the dance conference “Decolonizing Bodies: Engaging Performance” at the Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados.
05/15/18 Co-producing Sans Souci Festival of Dance Theatre, Michaelis Theatre, University of Roehampton, London.
05/15/18 Presenting Loose Perspectives with Merge Dance Company during Footprint Dance Festival. Michaelis Theatre, University of Roehampton, London.
05/11 -20/18 Residency at University of Roehampton, London.
05/10/18 Filming in London with Heike Salzer for the piece WECreateSpaces.
04/16-17/18 An excerpt of the screendance version of WECreate Ice will be presented at Iuav University of Venice, Venezia VE, Italy. The Italian cultural association VeNe and the international research collective futuremellon/not yet art in partnership with the Theatre and Performing Arts Program-IUAV University of Venice organize an introductory event that seeks to promote the art, practice and theory of screendance.
04/06/18 THE WALL screened during Austin Dance Festival’s First “Dance on Film” component.
03/14-15/2018 Guest Lecturer at Hope College, Holland, Michigan.
03/14/18 & 03/28/18 Presenting Hitch-Glich-Snag at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts in San Antonio, TX, USA. This is part of San Antonio’s Contemporary Art’s Month’s exhibits.
Co-producing Merge’s Annual Concert at the Harrison 03/01/2018 – 03/03/2018
Invitation to present Espacios Latentes/Latent Spaces, video installation at the Mitte Galleries from 10/22 – 11/16, 2018
02/24/2018 Presenting dunes at Life in Motion Dance Film Festival, Denver, CO
Invited to Rancho2y2 for an Artistic Residency in June of 2018. Jalapa, Veracruz, Mex.
01/19-20/2018 Screening TerraBlue with Rosely Conz at the Woman in Dance Conference, NYC.
01/01/2018-01/03/2018 Filming and editing Parakata at the Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary, Michoacan, Mex
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12/06/17 Producing the First Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema screening for students. Recital Hall, Performing Arts Center, SMTX
12/1-3/2017 Presenting Las Cuatro Estaciones as part of Ballet East Concert, at The Daugherty Arts Center, Austin, TX
11/30/2017- 12/02/2017 Premiering Doll’s Eyes as part of Opening Door Dance Theatre’s Concert, Harrison Theatre, SMTX
11/16-17/2017 Presenting video collage for the piece TransPecos during Choreographers’ Showcase, SMTX. The piece was choreographed by Amanda McCorckle.
Nominated for the 2018 Presidential Excellence Award by the Department of Theatre and Dance at TXST.
10/21/17 Presenting “belong” with Merge Dance Company at TEDx, Performing Arts Center Recital Hall, SMTX.September
09/20-25/17 Filming a site specific screen dance with Pat Stone, Brandon Gonzalez and Nan Simms, SMTX.
Invited to present Terra Blue at Women in Dance’s Conference, NYC.
09/23/17 2pm & 7:30pm Premier of Wild-er-ness at Irey Theatre, Boulder, CO
09/22/17 Participated in the UNWRAP:Dance Cinema Panel Discussion on Screendance, Irey Theatre, Boulder, CO
09/21-24/17 Co-producing Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema
press: Another festival highlight is the world premiere of “Wild-er-ness,” a live multimedia work crafted by CU MFA alumna Ana Baer and featuring dancers Michelle Nance and Heike Salzer. Baer’s creation, set against the backdrop of England’s picturesque North York Moors, merges the worlds of dance, video, music and fashion design. read article
09/18/17 Presenting ‘Site-Specific Screendance” at the Brakhage Centre. Premiering the screen dance “WECreate Ice”
09/16-22/17 Rehearsing and designing projections for the premiere of Wild-er-ness at Irey Theare, Boulder, CO
TerraBlue Selected by Frosbite online film festival, Colorado, USA
08/28/17 THE WALL selected to screen at the AM Egypt Film Festival, Cairo, Egypt
08/25/17 THE WALL USA premier at the Grand Indie Wise Convention in Miami
08/23/17 THE WALL International premier at Cine Club Sandwich, Puebla, Mexico
08/25/17 Awarded with The Excellence in Diversity Achievement 2017, TXST University
07/21-24/2017 Filming material for Doll’s Eyes, Marfa, TX
06/29/17 Presenting the piece WECreate Ice at the Symposium Between Spaces. University of Chichester, UK
06/25-28/17 Filming Wild-er-ness at the North Yorkshire Moorse, UK
06/18-24/17 Co- directed LEAP Leadership, Empowerment and Arts Program at TXST.
06/17/17 Presenting video collage during the piece TransPecos, choreographed by Amanda McCorckle. Premiered at the Campus Centre at the University of Bedfordshire, UK.
06/06/17 Nominated for the Austin Table Media Awards for the piece Las Cuatro Estaciones
04/20-22/ 2017 Co-producing & co-directing “Irretrievable” at the Harrison Theatre
03/24, 25, 26/2017 Screening video projections as part of LAS CUATRO ESTACIONES, at The Mexican American Cultural Center, Austin, TX
03/22/2017 Co-producing VISCERA an interdisciplinary performance at the FLEX-Space Gallery TXST. A collaboration between ARTS, MUSIC & DANCE.
03/14-15/2017 Presenting an installation version of S.O.U.P. at the The LookOut! Gallery, MSU.
03/03/2017 Guest Speaker during the Class Latino Media, at The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, TXST
02/24/2017 Featured during Research on the Rocks as Faculty Spotlight, SMTX
02/10/2017 Represented C 3 with the poster: Research with Relevance during the Department of Health and Scholar Showcase at TXST.