Live performance clips from performance in Portland, OR | September 2017 | Choreography/dance by Mizu Desierto, Music by Lisa DeGrace, video by Stephen A. Miller
Live performance recording in Portland, OR | March 2014 | Choreography by Meshi Chavez, Music by Lisa DeGrace and Adrian Hutapea
Live performance clip Portland, OR | August 2017| Choreography/Dance by Meshi Chavez. Music by Lisa DeGrace. Poetry by Allison Cobb, sculpture/concept by Yukiyo Kawano, video installation by Stephen Miller.
Live performance clip Portland, OR | December 2013 | Choreography/Dance by Tracy Broyles, Music by Adrian Hutapea and 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
Confetto(tentative title): Composed/performed live music for dance solo by Meshi Chavez
October 2018: 40 minute expansion of piece at Stillness Studies Institute, Grass Valley, CA
April 2017: 20 -minute performance at Butoh College (Portland, OR)
Intimacy With Disappearance: Composed/performed live music for 90-minute dance piece choreographed and danced by Aevium- a company of six women spanning three generations (video projections by Stephen Miller). Preview review here.
March 2018: Natural History Institute, Prescott, AZ
June 2018: The Headwaters, Portland OR
Matriarch: Composed/performed live music for 20-minute dance quartet (choreographer Mizu Desierto, video Stephen Miller). West Coast Performance tour with Degenerate Art Ensemble
September 2017: The Grocery, Seattle, WA
October 2017: The Headwaters: Portland, OR
October 2017: Automata: Los Angeles, CA
Suspended Moment: Composed/performed live music for 30-minute performance-driven art installation (concept/sculptural installation Yukiyo Kawano, video Stephen Miller, poetry Allison Cobb). The goal of this project is to perform at every major nuclear site around the world:
August 2017: University of Oregon (Portland)
July 2017: Los Alamos, NM
November 2016: Littman Gallery, PSU Campus, Portland, OR
October 2016: The Reach Museum, Richland, WA
Being Moved: Timsilla and the Cypress Tree (February 2017): Composed/performed live music for 45-minute dance piece (choreographer Meshi Chavez, Portland, OR)
The Kitchen Sink(November 2016): Composed/performed live music for 45-minute dance trio (choreographer Jamuna Chiarini, Portland, OR)
Tanuki (July and August 2016): Composed/performed live music for 15-minute dance piece with Meshi Chavez (Portland, OR)
Lichen (July 2015): Composed/performed live music for 25-minute dance solo (choreographer/dancer Catherine Egan, video Stephen Miller, Portland, OR)
HYDE (March 2015): Composed/performed live music for 40-minute dance quintet (choreographer Tracy Broyles, musical collaborator Adrian Hutapea, video Stephen Miller, Portland, OR)
Adaptation: Observation #2 (September/October 2014): Composed/performed live soundscape for 50-minute live performance. Director Stephen A. Miller, dancer Stephanie Lanckton).
Word on the Street (September/October 2014): 15-minute live clown performance; music collaboration with Adrian Hutapea
Rhinoceros (March 2014): Composed/performed live music for 50-minute dance quartet (choreographer Meshi Chavez, musical collaborator Adrian Hutapea, video Stephen Miller, Portland, OR)
Observer Effect: Composed/performed live music for 50-minute dance solo (choreography/dance Tracy Broyles, musical collaborator Adrian Hutapea, video Stephen Miller, Portland, OR)
September, 2016: Baltimore, MD
December 2013: Portland, OR
Adaptation: Observation #1 (April 2013): Recorded soundscape for 1-minute film (Director Stephen A. Miller, dancer Stephanie Lanckton). http://vimeo.com/65514464
Red Leaf (January 2013): Composed/performed 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
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)
Going Under (August 2012): Composer/Writer/Performer: 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
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
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)
Or Be Dragged: Composed/performed live music for solo dance piece by Meshi Chavez.
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
January 2012: 24- minute expansion of piece at Momentum Studio (Portland, OR) . http://vimeo.com/35557261
September 2011: 7 -minute piece at Time Based Art Festival (PICA, Portland, OR)
Six and a Half (March 2011): Creator/Director/Performer/Composer: 45‐minute clown‐based performance piece for 4 performers (Portland, OR)
Revealed (Nov. 2010): Curator/Performer for an evening of work looking at clowns in performance and society at the Performance Works NW Alembic Series (Portland, OR)
Lily's Dreams (2010): Creator/Performer for a triptych of video pieces featuring performers Lisa DeGrace and Tracy Broyles and photography by Meshi Chavez (Oregon Coast)
Flying Iron (December 2008): Creator/Performer for original one‐woman clown show featuring a clown “trapped by choice” in a 30‐foot diameter skirt (Hartford, CT and Portland, OR)
Cocoon Bird (August 2007): Dancer/clown: 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.
PLAYA Residency: October 2018 for Studio M13 (Lisa DeGrace and Stephen Miller)
PLAYA Residency: Summer 2017 with Aevium Dance and Stephen Miller.
Signal Fire Outpost Residency: Summer 2015 with Adrian Hutapea, Tracy Broyles, and Stephen Miller.