The latest development in my NYFA-sponsored,  multi-piece performance project, Globalization and its Discontents, is that I recently have begun rehearsals for a  new trio that I have been invited to show on Dixon Place’s Crossing Boundaries series on June 26th at 7:30 pm. It will feature Mari Sakahara, Tatyana Kot and Ingrid Kullberg-Bendz, who have performed in my work previously, and we are enjoying coming together for further exploration and experimentation.

As I have begun to create abstract movement phrases and generate ideas for the piece, an assortment of threesomes has come to mind, including Three Little Pigs, Three Sisters, Three Stooges and Three Musketeers— variously touching on themes of home, housing, displacement, loss, adventure, play, resilience and creativity.  For the first time in a very long time, in one section I find myself working with counts—in a meter of three, naturally, with a variety of subdivisions of the pulse, though a variable pulse seems to work better for the movement than a steady one!

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