The Feedback 2020
We welcome Bay Area performance makers (a diversity of voices, bodies, and practices) to 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.
The Feedback Showing has been postponed. stay tuned for updates!
2020 Feedback Artists
Gabriel Christian (they/them) is an American artist bred in New York City (Wappinger Lenape land) and baking in Oakland (Chochenyo Ohlone land). For more than ten years, their work has metabolized the vernaculars within BlaQ diaspora—futurity, afrovivalism, faggotry—through high dramatics, structured improvisation, poetics, and collaborative practices; moreover, they feel the bio to be in the unfortunate lineage of value models like chattel slavery.
Karla Quintero is dancer and dance-maker originally from New York City, currently living in Oakland. Most recently she has performed in works by Gerald Casel, Aura Fischbeck, Catherine Galasso (NYC), and Hope Mohr, including dancing in the Opera “Das Wunder der Heliane,” which debuted this summer at Bard’s SummerScape Festival. In 2017, she received an Isadora Duncan Award for her performance in Jo Kreiter’s “Grace and Delia are Gone.” Locally, Karla’s choreography has received support from the City of Oakland’s Cultural Funding Program, the Zellerbach Family Foundation and the Clorox Foundation, and from artistic residencies at the Garage (SF), Shawl Anderson Dance Center (Oakland) & the Temescal Arts Center (Oakland). She holds a BFA from SUNY Purchase’s Conservatory of Dance and a BA in Urban Studies from Barnard College. | karlajohannaquintero.tumblr.com
Katerina (Katie) Wong is a Co-Artistic Director of RAWdance. Since graduating from Princeton University and moving west, she’s had the pleasure of performing with RAWdance, Printz Dance Project, Concept o4, Bellwether Dance Project, and the SF Symphony, among others. Katie’s work has been commissioned by PUSH Dance Company, FACT/SF, Cutting Ball Theater, California Academy of Sciences, and ACLU of Northern California. In 2017, she was the first dance artist to tour nationally with Pop-Up Magazine, which culminated in a performance at Lincoln Center. Her choreography has been presented locally at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Z Space, ODC Theater, CounterPulse, Fort Mason, Piano Fight, Yerba Buena Gardens, and more. She is currently participating in Dance/USA’s Institute for Leadership Training program and Women of Color in the Arts’ (WOCA) Leadership through Mentorship program. katerinawong.com / rawdance.org
Molly Rose-Williams is a mover, dance-maker, educator, writer, and community arts organizer. She has presented her work throughout the Bay Area, Vermont, and Maine, and internationally in Mexico and Belgium. She is the co-founder and producer of Show & Tell, a quarterly multi-disciplinary performance salon, and regularly facilitates “Creation Labs”, an on-going project for community research of the creative process. She teaches acrobatics, cooking, and science, and also writes about dance. See more at www.mollyrosewilliams.com
Nathaniel is a performance artist grounded in movement and in meetings. Their work always in in relation to their identity , white cis male, and all the identities entities forces which go into the creation of their identity. In between, in the meeting point, is a dance, potential, challenge, or embrace, or a word mouthed, taken into the gut, a light, and.
Artist pictured: randy reyes (2019) – photo by Hillary Goidell