Translation and Transformation: Mythology in Choreography
Frances Tang Teaching Museum | April 13 and 14, 2019
Supported by Skidmore College Student Opportunity Funds
"Construction" | Choreography: Emily Gunter | Dancers: Leonie Aksyonov, Jenna Bredvick, Emily Gilbert, Julia Lawless, Hannah Leffelholz, Elodie Linck, Allai Regan, and Lizzie Usack
"By Being Used Becomes Useful"| Choreography: Emily Gunter and Hannah Haines | Dancers: Emily Gunter and Hannah Haines
"Deconstruction" | Choreography: Hannah Haines | Dancers: Madelyn Barti, Maddie Bonin, Kathryn Brodie, Hannah Geller, Carissa Jaehnert, Kailey McLaughlin, Christina Raichle, and Valeria Santangelo
A choreographic reinterpretation of the myth of Pygmalion from Ovid's Metamorphoses. Through the pairing of choreography with artworks from the Frances Tang Teaching Museum's collect, this event investigated contemporary interpretations of the female form inspired by classical mythos.
Excerpt from "By Being Used Becomes Useful"
Videography by Alyssa Tiren
Saw a Fox
Skidmore Writing Center Reading Series | May, 2018
Choreography: Hannah Haines and Maddie Bonin | Dancers: Hannah Haines and Maddie Bonin | Music Edited: Maddie Bonin | Poetry: Michael Keenan
A movement duet inspired by the poetry of Michael Kennan.
Frances Tang Teaching Museum | May 2017, and Skidmore College Dance Theater | November 2017
Choreography: Hannah Haines | Dancer: Kailey McLaughlin | Music: “String Quartet #4, SZ 91 - 4. Allegretto Pizzicato” by Béla Bartók, and Garageband Sounds edited by Hannah Haines
A solo examining the individual's magnetism and repulsion from home, comfort, and light.
Skidmore College Dance Theater | December, 2017
Choreography and Performance: Hannah Haines
A chorographic study inspired by friendship bracelets, and the feelings of summer.
Then: Drop and Seek Flies
Skidmore College Dance Theater | November, 2017
Choreography: Hannah Haines | Dancers:
An investigation of watching, and the different types of affection and care in watching.