The Feedback – 5th Anniversary Season
The Feedback is an opportunity for choreographers to share a short work of existing choreography for feedback from the Joe Goode Performance Group. The program is designed to offer in-process response from multiple perspectives; including that of Joe Goode, company members of JGPG, and the participants in the program. JGPG supports creative growth and innovation and is committed to promoting conversations about dance and dance-making. Joe Goode Performance Group is dedicated to creating opportunity, space, and resources for a cohort of 5 performing artists invested in their choreographic process.
TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE FOR THE FEEDBACK SHOWING
Saturday, April 27, 7pm – Joe Goode Annex – one show only! $10-25
Announcing: the 2019 Feedback Artists
Originally from New York, New York, Brianna began her dance training at LaGuardia Performing Arts High School. Upon graduation, she moved to San Francisco to study at the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance. While there, she studied under Summer Lee Rhatigan. She has performed works by Tristan Ching, Alex Ketley, Doug Letheren, Alessio Silverstrin,Tom Weinberger,Carly Lave, Ohad Naharin, Sharon Eyal, Noa Zuk, Alex Ketley, and Bobbi Jene Smith. Most recently she has performed at ODC Theater with Maurya Kerr, Yerba Buena Center of the Arts with Kristin Damrow and Brannigan Dance Works at the Joe Goode Annex. This is one of her first projects working with herself. She is curious about texture, color, dynamic and the space behind one’s eyes.
Jesselito Bie moved to the Bay Area in 1992 to dance with the High-Risk Group and has since performed with many local companies such as Scott Wells, Stephen Pelton, Cid Perlman/Nesting Dolls, Kulintang Arts, Erika Shuch Performance Project, Jerome Bel, Krista DeNio/ETS, Joe Landini and Kim Epifano/Epiphany Productions. In 1994, Jesselito assumed leadership of STEAMROLLER Dance Company. He has also received awards for his choreography from the SF Bay Guardian, the 360 Award from CSUEB for all around Outstanding and Outrageous Queer Dance Work. He was also a participant in ODC Theater’s Sandbox residency program. He is currently a lead artist at SAFEhouse Arts and co-directs AIRspace, a QTPOC artist residency program. More recently, he was selected to participate in the CHIME program with Margaret Jenkins.
Molly Matutat is a dance artist native to San Francisco. She received training from San Francisco Ballet School, City Ballet School, and California State University, Long Beach where she earned a BFA in Dance and discovered her passion for choreography. Since then she has been part of Boston Ballet’s Choreographic Intensive, Mark Foehringer’s Young Choreographers Forum, and ODC’s Pilot Program 70 receiving mentorship from choreographers Helen Pickett, Thaddeus Davis, Mark Foehringer, and Lizz Roman along the way. She has had the privilege of presenting work at California State University, Long Beach, Joe Goode Annex, and ODC Dance Commons.
randy reyes is a queer-AfroLatinx-brujx from NJ y Guatemala. They currently reside in Oakland after oscillating between here, LA, and NYC. randy is interested in excavating task-meditations, Chinese Energetics, the presence of absence, grief werq, and getting messy through the creation of contemporary rituals within quotidian and natural landscapes.
Most recently in the Bay, randy was a YBCA Creative Dissent Fellow and premiered Lxs Desaparecidxs through the Performing Diaspora residency at CounterPulse.
This past summer and fall, randy was awarded a Center for Cultural Innovation Professional Development grant to travel to Greece to participate in the Ricean School of Dance and attended the Choreography Across Disciplines program at the BANFF Centre for Arts & Creativity on a full scholarship.
Currently, randy is a 2019 SAFEhouse for the Arts AIRSPACE Fellow, an Emerging Arts Professional cohort member, a CHIME mentee with mentor Margaret Jenkins, and was selected as a recipient of the danceWEB scholarship through the framework of ImpulsTanz in Vienna, Austria.
Choreographically, randy has questions about autonomy, collective consciousness, radical ecologies, shifting the eco-socio-political paradigm, and conjuring queer ancestry/lineage.
Sydney is a San Francisco based performer, collaborator, and dance artist. After completing her BA degrees in dance and graphic design at Loyola Marymount University, she moved to the Bay Area to continue her dance research under Summer Lee Rhatigan at the SF Conservatory of Dance (SFCD). She’s performed with artists including Risa Jaroslow & Dancers, Eric Garcia, Courtney Mazeika, Erica Sobol, Fullstop Dance, Chlo & Co Dance, and RAWdance, and is currently in process with Liss Fain Dance. Her choreographic work has most recently been presented in RAWdance’s Concept Series as well as multiple showings hosted by SFCD.
Three core parts of the Feedback opportunity:
- Get Feedback in response to your application
- Participate in the Feedback process to develop a 10 minute work
- Engage in the final Feedback Showing
Joe Goode on the process of making:
“To make something, to build something, is not just exerting the force of your skill and intelligence upon the world. It is also a process of looking inward, of gaining new perspective, of inhabiting your life in a more deliberate way.” – Joe Goode
INVITED FEEDBACK ARTISTS RECEIVE:
-Up to 10 free rehearsal hours at the Joe Goode Annex, to be used before April 27
-A maximum of 7 minutes of performance time in the April 27 showing
-In-person feedback from Joe Goode, company members and other Feedback participants on March 16th, which also includes a ‘Movement for Humans’ class taught by Joe
-A special $0/hr rate for Short List rentals, between February 15 and April 27
-A 20% discount on any JGPG workshops or classes during 2019
-Networking with JGPG company, staff, and the cohort of Feedback artists
-Visibility (bio, photos, artist info, links) on website and JGPG channels, with direct support from JGPG staff
-A video interview trailer with each artist—in addition to documentation, photography and media collateral of the artist’s work and process
-Opportunity to teach class series at JGPG for additional stipend
-Professional development & exposure to JGPG programs
-Invitation to JGPG fundraising event & JGPG shows in 2019
-Comp tickets to final Feedback show
Questions on the application? Questions about the program?
Email [email protected]
More about the 2018 FeedbackArtists: