j e l l o: Stop-N-Go

j e l l o: Stop-N-Go

Silvita Diaz Brown, Sam Virgilio, Brendan P. Behan, Alex Gossen, Charles Buckner Jr., Krista Zozulia

Mon, October 2, 2017

7:30 pm

Links Hall At Constellation

Chicago, IL

$10

 

 

j e l l o: Stop-N-Go
j e l l o: Stop-N-Go
J e l l o creates a space for dance artists to experiment, create, risk, and try.

The J e l l o Performance series provides a platform for performance artists to experiment, create, risk and try! As a jello artist, you have access to a performance space, production/lighting resources and a very supportive audience. PLUS, you are provided FREE video documentation and photographs of your work!

Previous j e l l o artists have shown works from the past, works in progress as well as excerpts from current work.

If you would like to be a J e l l o performer, email us jellodances@gmail.com. Please specify if you are interested in a musical collaboration!

*Curating opportunities available upon request
Silvita Diaz Brown
Silvita Diaz Brown
Diaz Brown's work interlaces dance imagery, acrobatics, sound and spoken word in English and Spanish. Her work investigates the self, its desires, fears and realizations and how they intersect with societal norms and expectations as they pertain to gender, race, and class. Silvita is passionate about creating works that are based on life's journeys. Her work attempts to reach all as curious and evolving beings.
Sam Virgilio
Sam Virgilio
Samantha Virgilio is a dancer, choreographer, producer, and improviser whose work combines a variety of movement vocabulary, circus arts, visual art, and phycology as a means of exploring the concepts of surrealism, queerness, and the mysteries of the human mental state. Sam is also the founder and producer of Blue Fire Dance Collective and the Trapping Butterflies Project.
Brendan P. Behan
Brendan P. Behan
Brendan P. Behan is a choreographer, dancer, and educator whose histories with release technique, contact improvisation, house, and popping deeply inform his choreographic work. Since 2004, Brendan has worked and performed professionally with dance companies in California including punkkiCo (San Francisco), Loose Change (San Francisco), and Laurie Cameron & Co. (Los Angeles), with whom he has toured the U.S. Brendan debuted his own choreographic work with the piece, "Heir," at the M. H. de Young Memorial Museum in San Francisco in 2008. Since then, he has choreographed and performed his work across the U.S. and Colombia and has had his dance film work screened at festivals in Seattle, New Orleans, and Minneapolis. One of his latests works, Suburban Treatise, Red Nights, or Luck (2015), a collaborative choreographic project with Shannon Stewart and Momar Ndiaye, was presented at Future Interstates in Minneapolis in January 2016. Behan has premiered two new works that same year. The first work, "Pxyxl OR Padrão e Compasso OR Boat Price OR 月曜日 OR Trillionaire Has Vacuum OR الجميع من حولي OR Tiene que ser veloz OR Seer OR Has Zero OR «Une Femme ouvre la porte»," was presented as part of StudioDance I at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts in Urbana, Illinois in March; and the second piece, "Box Cake," premiered in April also at the Krannert Center. http://choreographic.space
Alex Gossen
Alex Gossen
Alex Gossen started dancing in 2011 in Louisville, Kentucky. In 2013, he went to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he studied dance for a life-changing four years. He likes books, dancing, and good food, among other things.

After graduating, Alex plans to move to Montreal and pursue teaching and performance opportunities there
Charles Buckner Jr.
Charles Buckner Jr.
A company member of Keen Dance Theater, Charles Buckner, Jr. studied dance at Western Kentucky University.
Krista Zozulia
Krista Zozulia
Krista Zozulia graduated from Indiana University, Bloomington in May 2015, receiving a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology with a Contemporary Dance concentration from the School of Public Health and Journalism Certificate from the Ernie Pyle School of Journalism. While at IU, Krista performed works by Larry Keigwin, Ihsan Rustem, David Parsons, Paul Taylor, Bill Evans, Elizabeth Shea, and Selene Carter. During her undergraduate studies, Krista studied in Israel at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance and Hebrew University for one semester, returning the following summer to study under Yaara Moses and Batsheva dancers at the Hasadna Israel Dance Workshop. In moving to Chicago two years ago, Krista joined the work-study staff at Visceral Dance Center, training under the direction of Nick Pupillo. Over the summer of 2017, she attended the Cambrians summer intensive on a full work-study scholarship granted and mentored by Ben Wardell. Krista is currently a Graduate student in the College of Education at DePaul University pursuing a Master of the Arts in Social and Cultural Foundations in Education. She is looking forward to further projects and performances in Chicago, presenting her most recent work in the J e l l o performance series. Krista is a graduate of Steps Dance Center and thrilled to be apart of the family that gave rise to her success and passion as a teacher and mover.
Venue Information:
Links Hall At Constellation
3111 N. Western Ave.
Chicago, IL, 60618
http://www.linkshall.org/