The Feedback 2020
We welcome Bay Area performance makers (a diversity of voices, bodies, and practices) to apply for The Feedback 2020! The Feedback is an opportunity for 5 choreographers to share & develop a short work of existing choreography, supported by feedback from the Joe Goode Performance Group and the Feedback cohort.
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 performance 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.
Applications available: Monday, Oct 7, 2019.
Applications Due: Monday, Dec 9, 2019
Cohort announced: Friday, Jan 10, 2020
All applicants will receive written feedback from JGPG company members and finalists will receive written feedback from Joe Goode.
Applicants must be available for the following:
Feedback Artist Introductory Meeting: Thursday, Jan 16, 4-6pm
The Feedback Process Day: Sunday, Feb 9, 10am-4pm
The Feedback Showing: Saturday, Apr 25, 7pm
Artist pictured: randy reyes (2019) – photo by Hillary Goidell
INVITED FEEDBACK ARTISTS RECEIVE:
- $250 Honorarium
- 10 free rehearsal hours at the Joe Goode Annex
- Additional $0/hr rate for week-of Short List rentals, between Jan 16 and April 25
- 2 comp tickets to final Feedback show
- In-person feedback from Joe Goode, company members and other Feedback participants on Feb 9th – Feedback Process Da (includes a Movement for Humans session taught by Joe)
- Connection with JGPG company, staff, and the cohort of Feedback artists
- Artist information (bio, photos, links) on website and JGPG social channels
- A video interview trailer with each artist—in addition to documentation, photography and media collateral of the artist’s work and process
- Professional development & exposure to JGPG programs
- Free access to all JGPG Movement for Humans classes January-April 2020
- A 20% discount on JGPG workshops in 2020 (Excavate – July, Start Simple – December)
- Invitation to be a guest at JGPG fundraising event (March 2020)
- Opportunity to share work in a daylong feedback-style session during the Annex Festival in May 2020
Questions on the application? Questions about the program?
Email [email protected]
Learn about 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.
Learn about the 2018 Feedback Artists: