A new and evolved iteration of 'convergence/divergence', the first piece konverjdans created, from July 2016; reimagined and realigned: a duet for two dancers, or trio for two dancers and a double-bassist, fully created using improvisation and collaboration between dancers and musician.
Music: Jim Robertson
Choreography: Tiffany Mangulabnan / Jordan Miller / Amy Saunder
Dancers: Tiffany Mangulabnan, Amy Saunder
's h i n e' (2017)
A piece, ultimately to be made into a dance film, commissioned by Patron Joshua Bornstein, in celebration of the light and joy of life.
Choreography: Amy Saunder in collaboration with the dancers
Music: Max Kanowitz
Dancers: Landes Dixon, Tiffany Mangulabnan, Charles McCall, Jordan Miller, PJ Rebullida, Amy Saunder
Musicians: Coreisa Janelle Lee, others TBD
Created in residency and premiered at Norte Maar's 'Dance at Socrates', August 7-12, 2017
'Not So Cirrus' (2017)
A piece created in its entirety over a five-day residency at Silo Kirkland Farms, Pennsylvania, in May 2017.
Choreography: Caili Quan
Dancers: Tiffany Mangulabnan, Charles McCall, Jordan Miller, Amy Saunder
Music: Ernesto Nazareth (arranged for classical guitar by Sergio Assad)
Premiere: May 30, 2017, at Mark Morris Dance Center, Brooklyn, NY
'STRATA' is an 11-minute ballet choreographed and performed by Tiffany Mangulabnan, Jordan Miller and Amy Saunder in collaboration with visual artist Nancy Baker and composer Max Kanowitz, who also performs the ballet with us. The ballet had its premiere on April 7, 2017 at CounterPointe5, Norte Maar's fifth annual weekend of dance performance that features new work by women choreographers and women visual artists.
Choreographers/Dancers: Tiffany Mangulabnan, Jordan Miller, Amy Saunder
Composition/Percussion: Max Kanowitz
Visual Art/Set Design: Nancy Baker
Dates: April 7-8, 2017 at 7:30pm; April 9, 2017 at 4:00pm
Venue: The Actors Fund Arts Center (160 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201)
'only once' (2017)
An hour-long piece of completely improvised sound, space and movement, a response to 'Nothing Twice', visual arts exhibition of seven female artists' work, curated by Etty Yaniv, and performed on the exhibition's opening weekend at the John Doe gallery in Bushwick, Brooklyn.
Performers: Max Kanowitz (percussion), Tiffany Mangulabnan, Jordan Miller, Amy Saunder (dancers)
Venue: John Doe (112 Waterbury Street, Brooklyn, NY 11206)
Date: March 11, 7:00-8:00pm
A duet for two women in collaboration with upright bassist Peter Maness. Created by Tiffany Mangulabnan and Amy Saunder, with assistance from Jordan Miller.
Performers: Peter Maness, Tiffany Mangulabnan, Amy Saunder
'suite: megg' (2016)
A ballet of five movements set to the original music of "sweet" Megg Farrell. An ongoing creation by Tiffany Mangulabnan, Jordan Miller and Amy Saunder.
Choreography: Tiffany Mangulabnan
Performers: Megg Farrell and band, Gracie Holway, Tiffany Mangulabnan, Jordan Miller, Amy Saunder
If I Were a Woman
Choreography: Tiffany Mangulabnan/Jordan Miller/Amy Saunder
Performers: Megg Farrell and band, Tiffany Mangulabnan, Jordan Miller, Amy Saunder