This dance-focused digital listening party for the Sound Shadows EP took place Friday, April 2. The evening included digital dance shorts from Callie Chapman and Rosalie Irish Norris, and the mesmerizing experience of watching Madeleine Jubilee Saito draw live on screen, creating an original work of art inspired by our EP.
We were delighted to be hosted in The Dance Complex’s digital spaces.
Knitting together dance and music, visual imagery and song, light and shadow, Sound Shadows draws details into relief and shows the unseen. A collaborative creation of Veronica Barron (theater artist, puppeteer, storyteller, singer), Julia Friend (banjo player, singer, visual artist), and Rebecca McGowan (Irish and percussive dancer).
Guest artists for April 2:
—Digital dance shorts by Rosalie Irish Norris: dancer ~ digital artist ~ School of Honk Dance Troupe co-founder ~ Gold Dust Orphan alum www.instagram.com/rosalie.irish.norris/
—Digital dance shorts by Callie Chapman: dancer ~ digital media artist ~ choreographer ~ Studio@550 organizer calliechapman.com
—Live drawing by Madeleine Jubilee Saito; comics poetry ~ poetry comics ~ watch an original work of art unfold live on screen, inspired by Sound Shadows. madeleinejubileesaito.net
DIGITAL RELEASE SHOWS:
/////FRIDAY MARCH 26, 7:30pm ~ The Mermaid’s Tavern livestream ~ RSVP: www.facebook.com/events/902747393889404/
/////FRIDAY APRIL 2, 7:30pm ~ The Dance Complex livestream ~ RSVP: www.eventbrite.com/e/sound-shadows-ep-release-listening-party-tickets-147207360177
This program is supported in part by a 2021 grant from Cambridge Arts, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
The Sound Shadows live show debuted in January 2019 in a Catalysts Residency at the Dance Complex in Cambridge, MA, with grant support from the Cambridge Arts Council / Massachusetts Cultural Council, and development support from the community of puppeteers at Puppet Showplace Theater.
Veronica Barron (voice, teacup, breath)
Julia Friend (voice, banjo)
Rebecca McGowan (feet)
Rafi Singer (audio engineer)