RHINOceros

Live performance recording in Portland, OR | March 2014 | Choreography by Meshi Chavez, Music by Lisa DeGrace and Adrian Hutapea


SUSPENDED MOMENT

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.

ObSERVER EFFECT

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


MUSIC

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

Of Time, Of Women, Of Birds (work in progress) (June 2017): Composed/performed live music for 45-minute dance piece choreographed and danced by Aevium- a company of six women spanning three generations (video Stephen Miller). Full production slated for March 2018 in Prescott, AZ. 

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

Untitled (April 2017): Composed/performed live music for 20-minute dance piece (choreographer Meshi Chavez, Portland, OR) 

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. 

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.


RESIDENCY

PLAYA Residency: Summer 2017 with Aevium Dance and Stephen Miller.

Signal Fire Outpost Residency: Summer 2015 with Adrian Hutapea, Tracy Broyles, and Stephen Miller.