Created by Gabriel Forestieri
Sound by Loren Dempster
Script by Adrian Jevicki

With
Chantal Baudoin, Kristen Carcone, Hope Davis, Gabriel Forestieri, Adam Gauzza, Elena Hecht, Ted Johnson, Alex Lyons, Careena Melia, Charlie Mosey, Troy Ogilvie, Allison Sale, Anna Schon, Elizabeth Washington

 

Bios

Chantal Baudoin (rehearsal director) - Chantal Baudouin is born in Moncton, NB.  Prior to her training at The School of TDT, she danced and performed internationally with the DansEncorps Company.  After graduating from The School of TDT in 2012, Chantal participated in the company Toronto Dance Theatre’s 2012-2013 season and performed with them as a company intern.  She is now doing freelance work in Canada, and is thrilled to be dancing in New York!

Kristen Carcone - Kristen Carcone is a free-lance dance artist based in Toronto, Canada. She graduated from New World School of the Arts in 2011 and since has been performing, teaching and choreographing across North America. Kristen Carcone is Co-Artistic Director of 'TOES for dance' and recently has become Associate Director of 'Fresh Dance Intensive'. Big thank you to Gabriel Forestieri and Project Limb!

Hope Davis - Hope Davis, originally from Madison, Wisconsin, attended the North Carolina School of the Arts.  She has had the pleasure of performing with Douglas Dunn and Dancers, Christopher Williams Dance, Davis Freeman/Random Scream, and as a guest with The Limon Company. Hope was featured in Punchdrunk’s American debut of Sleep No More in Boston and has been performing in their award winning New York production for the past two years. 

Loren Kiyoshi Dempster uses a combination of cello, computer, electronics, improvisation, notated scores, and world music influences to create and perform music. An active chamber musician and improvisor, he might be found performing in the next while with Dan Joseph EnsembleStuart Dempster, and Trio Tritticali. Ever interested in the relationships between movement, space, and sound, he may be found creating or performing music for many choreographers and collaborators, including Jonah BokaerHarrison AtelierMerce CunninghamChris Ferris,projectLIMBDahlia Nayar and Margaret Paek.

Gabriel Forestieri -  As the Choreographer/Director of projectLIMB he is intent on connecting communities with their landscape, resources, and each other. Gabriel has taught dance at The Juilliard School, Rutgers University, New York University, 100 Grand, Movement Research, Carnegie Melllon University, Hollins University, Joffrey Ballet School, and the Movement Invention Project . Internationally he has taught at Dance festivals in Brazil, Italy, and Germany ProjectLIMB has performed in Hawaii, Pittsburgh, Dallas, Washington D.C., Paris, Rome, San Francisco, Thailand, Brussels and New York City. ProjectLIMB’s work has been presented in NYC at DTW, Judson Church, QCA, the Tank, Teaneck Creek Conservancy, Solar One, Central Park. Brooklyn Arts Exchange, White Wave, The Puffin Room, and Symphony Space. 

Adam Gauzza - Adam Gauzza hails originally from Media, PA, and graduated with a BA in dance and gender studies from Northwestern University. He recently returned from Springboard Danse Montreal where he had the opportunity to work with Sylvain Emard and Zoe Scofield. Adam currently freelances in New York City.

Elena Hecht - a native New Yorker, is a graduate of Barnard College, Columbia University, where she studied with Katie Glasner, Colleen Thomas, Donlin Foreman and Mary Cochran before graduating cum laude with a degree in English literature with a creative writing focus. She has studied at the Doug Varone and Dancers workshop as well as the Batsheva Company Gaga workshop, and spent 2009-10 in Israel in the Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company's MASA program. While in Israel she was fortunate to study the repertory of KCDC, Vertigo Dance Company and the Inbal Pinto & Avshalom Pollak Dance Company, and had the opportunity to perform pieces by Rami Be'er, Mats Ek and Ido Batash throughout the country. She has also had the pleasure of performing in works by Zoe Scofield, David Neumann, Daniel Gwirtzman, Stephanie Liapis and Ming Wong, among others, and is currently an apprentice for Zvi Gottheiner/ZviDance. As a choreographer her work has been performed on the stage of the Zichri Theater in Kibbutz Ga’aton, Israel, and at the cell in New York.  Elena has also written several articles for Dance Magazine. 

Adrian Jevicki - I am Adrian Jevicki. I am an artist that cares about the nature of the relationship between things and I believe that actions/movement are conveyors of relationships between things. I love to dance because it is active. And I think laughing is good for you. Movementpantsdance.blogspot.com

Ted Johnson - Ted Johnson has recently been seen in New York's "Sleep No More," by famed British theater company Punchdrunk. A dancer of long standing with the Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, he is also working on "Healing Wars," a multi-media work by Liz Lerman, to premiere at Arena Stage in Washington, DC in 2014. He was a member of Bebe Miller Company and Ralph Lemon Company, and has worked with many independent choreographers throughout his career, currently returning from Salt Lake City and an inaugural work by Charlotte Boye-Christensen and her new company, NOW ID. As an avid contacter and improviser, he has had the pleasure of dancing with Kirstie Simson, K.J. Holmes, and Gabriel Forestieri/Projectlimb on several occasions.

Alexandra Lyons - Alexandra Lyons hails from Minnesota where she trained from a young age.  She attended college at Marymount Manhattan College in NYC, graduating in 2012.  Since graduation she has worked with the Metropolitan Opera, Danielle Russo Dance Company, Springboard Danse Montreal, and choreographer Chase Brock.  

Careena Melia - Most recently: Hecate in Sleep No More , a role she created and originated for both the US premiere at the American Repertory Theater 2009 -2010 and for its NY run 2011- 2013. MFA Moscow Art Theater / American Repertory Theater at Harvard University. 20 years professional work in TV, film and theater. Upcoming projects: Macbeth and Gertrude . Careenamelia.com

Charlie Mosey - is on faculty at the Juilliard school. He has been improvising for over 20 years. He continues to maintain the contact community in NYC for the last 15 years.

Troy Ogilivie - Troy Ogilvie has danced for and collaborated with choreographers Andrea Miller, Sidra Bell, Margie Gillis, Shannon Gillen, Austin McCormick, Gabriel Forestieri, Harumi Terayama, and Idan Sharabi; director Peter Sellars; and violinist Liv Heym.  She is currently a cast member in Sleep No More and will be performing Itzik Galili's choreography at the Metropolitan Opera in the spring of 2014. 

Allison Sale - Allison is an NYC based freelance artist. She began her training in Alexandria, VA, and at The Kirov Academy of Ballet, Washington, D.C. Ms. Sale graduated with Honors and Excellence Awards from The University of the Arts, where she was featured in works by Twyla Tharp, Paul Selwyn-Norton, Christopher Huggins, Roni Koresh, and MOMIX. She's performed abroad in Costa Bravo, Spain (American Dance Company), Cali, Colombia (Diversity in Dance), and Santiago, Chile (UArts). She has performed at Jacob's Pillow with Nicholas Andre Dance, with Alexis Convento + Artists at many NY venues, danced and toured with zoe|juniper, a Seattle based company, and Dance Iquail. She will be in the upcoming production at The Met Opera, Prince Igor, and happy to be outside and working with glass jaw and the intricate mind of Gabe.

Anna Schon - She is also extremely fortunate to work with some amazing artists and organizations, to name; The Reggie Wilson/Fist & Heel Performance Group, The Metropolitan Opera, Zoe|Juniper, Mark Dendy, Christiana Axelsen/Tundra, and Sydney Schiff Dance Project/Perpetual Metamorphosis, and most recently was a paid apprentice for Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company (apprentice 2012-13). She would also like to thank God, her family, friends, and Kehila (community) back home for their unwavering support. 

Elizabeth Washington - Elizabeth Washington began her formal dance training at the age of 12 at Towson University Children's Dance Division.  She later attended Carver Center for the Arts and Technology in Towson, MD.  Ms. Washington has performed works by Darrell Moultrie, Troy Powell, Alvin Ailey, Judith Jamison, Donald Byrd, Kyle Abraham, Ronald K. Brown, and Abdur-Rahim Jackson and had the opportunity to perform during Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 50th Anniversary at New York City Center and in Mr. Ailey’s Memoria.  She recently finished a wonderful two years with Ailey II and had the pleasure to be apart of the last company of Ailey II under the direction of Ms. Sylvia Waters. Ms Washington has also had the pleasure to perform in Summer Stage at Central Park with Malcolm Lowe. She is very excited to be working with Project Limb.