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Video Experiments with Ryan Jenkins, Steadicam Artist

  Guest Interview by Lisa Niedermeyer **** Lisa: Hi Ryan, tell us a bit about your background as an artist, cinematographer, and Steadicam operator. Ryan: Hi! First off thanks so much for talking to me and being interested in my work as a technician and operator! I have been working for the last [...]

By |2019-03-20T19:09:31-07:00January 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Candace L. Feldman joins Disability Dance Works as Managing Director

DOWNLOAD PRESS RELEASE HERE Alice Sheppard welcomes Candace L. Feldman as Managing Director of Disability Dance Works, LLC. A respected arts administrator and leader with more than a decade of experience producing and presenting across the United States, Feldman joins a growing team of professionals from the arts, technology, and social justice sectors working together [...]

By |2019-03-20T19:05:01-07:00December 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Livestream of DESCENT for global disability community

Nov 16, 2018 7:30 PM EST Join Kinetic Light for the first ever livestream of the breakthrough dance production titled DESCENT. Starring disabled dancers Alice Sheppard and Laurel Lawson with video and lighting by Michael Maag, this multi-media dance duet has consistently sold out each time it is performed onstage. For one night only - [...]

By |2019-03-20T09:24:23-07:00November 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Tickets on Sale for DESCENT Nov 15, 16 in Troy, NY

On Nov 15 & 16th in Troy, NY at EMPAC / Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, DESCENT will have its first performances following the sold-out premiere early this year in New York City. Buy your tickets today Download the official press release ************************** DESCENT by Kinetic Light Performed on an architectural ramp installation with hills, curves and peaks, DESCENT celebrates the [...]

By |2019-03-20T19:07:34-07:00October 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Making Dance Film with a Disability Gaze

Pictured: A still image from test footage of an untitled film project choreographed by Alice Sheppard in collaboration with the dancers.  Alice races downhill on a ramp in her wheelchair with arms stretched behind in a forward dive and eyes locked on the shadowy silhouetted wheelchair user four feet ahead and downhill and in the [...]

By |2019-03-20T09:24:23-07:00September 13th, 2018|Activism, Art, Media, Uncategorized|

Tickets on Sale for NYC Premiere of DESCENT

Breaking News! We are thrilled to announce details of the New York Premiere of DESCENT at New York Live Arts March 22, 23, 24 2018. Buy your tickets today Download the official press release Help spread the word by sharing our facebook announcement ************************** DESCENT by Kinetic Light Performed on an architectural ramp installation with hills, curves and [...]

By |2019-03-20T09:24:23-07:00February 12th, 2018|Art, Dance, Disability, Feminism, Sexuality, Uncategorized, Wheelchair|

On the road

The past weeks have been pretty incredible. I’ve been to UVa and Georgetown, and tonight as I write this I am getting ready to go to Chicago for a brief rehearsal for some choreography, New York for a symposium and film screening, Boston for a lecture-performance and design project. That’s a lot of travel. My [...]

By |2019-03-20T09:24:23-07:00February 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Hello!

Thank you for stopping by. You’ve landed on my professional blog site where you are likely to read an assortment of posts about my life as a disabled dancer and choreographer. OK. I admit, there’s probably going to be more as well. I’m pretty sure that once I get going, it will be hard to [...]

By |2019-03-20T09:24:23-07:00February 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|