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


MUSIC

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.


RESIDENCY

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