OR BE DRAGGED
live performance recording in Portland, OR | January 2012 | Choreography/Dance by Meshi Chavez, Music by Lisa DeGrace
Going Under (in memory of little mouse)
live performance recording at Penasco Theater, NM | August 2012 | Conceived of and performed by Lisa DeGrace | Video set by Stephen A. Miller
Composer/Performer: Adaptation (October 2014): Live music for 50-minute performance-driven art installation (choreography/dance Stephanie Lanckton, director/video Stephen Miller, Portland, OR) (Video here, review here & interview here)
Composer/Performer: Rhinoceros (March 2014): Live music for 50-minute dance quartet (choreographer Meshi Chavez, musical collaborator Adrian Hutapea, video Stephen Miller, Portland, OR)
Composer/Performer: Observer Effect (December 2013): Live music for 50-minute dance solo (choreography/dance Tracy Broyles, musical collaborator Adrian Hutapea, video Stephen Miller, Portland, OR) http://vimeo.com/87820994
Composer/Performer: Adaptation: Observation #1 (April 2013): Recorded soundscape for 1-minute film (Director Stephen A. Miller, dancer Stephanie Lanckton). http://vimeo.com/65514464
Composer/Performer: Red Leaf (January 2013): Live music for 27‐minute Butoh piece (Choreographer Meshi Chavez, additional musicians Adrian Hutapea & Roland Toledo, Portland, OR) . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZb8B_AJ0Yk
Composer/Performer: Being Moved (January 2013 and January 2014): Collaborated with Adrian Hutapea and Roland Toledo to create 15‐minute live compositions for eight solo dancers (Portland, OR)
Composer/Writer/Performer: Going Under (August 2012): Worked with filmmaker Stephen A. Miller to create a 15‐minute live video performance piece (Penasco Theatre Summer Festival, Penasco, NM) . http://vimeo.com/54265107
Singer: We Two Boys (May 2012): Sang live improvisational score as part of Adrian Hutapea's composition for this 50-minute dance duet (Portland, OR and the Wild Dancing West Festival, Albuquerque, NM). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TsePigZQnl0
Composer/Performer: Un Fleur pour mon amour (March 2012): Composed and performed live music for 15‐minute dance piece (Dancer Meshi Chavez, Conduit Dance, Portland, OR) (Review here)
Composer/Performer: Or Be Dragged: Live composition for solo dance piece by Meshi Chavez.
* September 2011: 7 -minute piece at Time Based Art Festival (PICA, Portland, OR)
* January 2012: 24- minute expansion of piece at Momentum Studio (Portland, OR) . http://vimeo.com/35557261
* August 2012: 50 -minute expansion of piece at Penasco Theatre Summer Festival (Penasco, NM) . https://www.youtube.com/watch?x-yt-ts=1421914688&x-yt-cl=84503534&v=fbwA9rY8QkE
Creator/Director/Performer/Composer: Six and a Half (March 2011): 45‐minute clown‐based performance piece for 4 performers (The Mouth Studio, Portland, OR)
Curator/Perfomer: Revealed (Nov. 2010): An evening of work looking at clowns in performance and society (Alembic Series at Performance Works Northwest, Portland, OR)
Creator/Performer: Lily's Dreams (2010): A triptych of video pieces featuring performers Lisa DeGrace and Tracy Broyles and photography by Meshi Chavez (Oregon Coast)
Creator/Performer: Flying Iron (December 2008): Original one‐woman clown show featuring a clown “trapped by choice” in a 30‐foot diameter skirt (Hartford, CT and Portland, OR)
Clown/Dancer: Cocoon Bird (August 2007): Worked with Theory 1: dance Artistic Director Tracy Broyles developing a character duet as part of a dance piece set in a house (Portland, OR)
Other performance and composer experience
Emily Post (August 2006 – March 2009): Singer in a 5‐woman mostly acappella ensemble.
Dahoo Chorus (September 2005 – July 2006): Singer in a 16‐person “rock chorus.”
Composer: Miranda (May 1993): A one‐woman, 10‐character performance piece by Wendy Woodson.
Signal Fire Outpost Residency: Summer 2015 with Adrian Hutapea, Tracy Broyles, and Stephen Miller.