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My Promise in Accepting the Juried Bessie Award

Remarks published here after being shared verbally when accepting The 2019 Juried Bessie Award announced on July 10, 2019 in New York City. Thank you for being here tonight at this incredible celebration. This is a WOW moment. Thank you Carlota, Pam, and Abby for seeing into my work and for recognizing its beauty and [...]

By |2019-07-11T18:45:53-08:00July 11th, 2019|News|

REVEL IN YOUR BODY screens at Dance on Camera July 13, 2019

REVEL IN YOUR BODY, a dance film directed by Katherine Helen Fisher and starring Alice Sheppard and Laurel Lawson of Kinetic Light, will have it's NYC Premiere at The Dance on Camera Festival on Saturday, July 13, 2019. The 60-minute screening will be a program of selected dance film shorts and end with a 20 [...]

By |2019-06-28T17:58:55-08:00June 28th, 2019|News|

Call to Action! Mobilizing Citizen Editors to Create Wikipedia Pages for Disabled Artists

This week The New York Times published, I Dance Because I Can, a piece I wrote for their ongoing Disability Opinion series. I share in the piece what dancing feels like and why I make the artistic choices I make. In some ways, this was an opportunity to correct many of the assumptions that are made [...]

By |2019-04-17T15:21:58-08:00March 1st, 2019|Activism, Art, Disability, Feminism, News|

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 |2019-06-06T14:54:38-08:00December 6th, 2018|Kinetic Light Blog, News|

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 |2019-06-06T14:52:28-08:00October 12th, 2018|Kinetic Light Blog, News|

Dance Magazine Cover July 2018

It’s moments like this. Breath. Moments where the spotlight is so singularly bright that I’m grounded in the knowledge that “it’s never the shine of a single star that counts as success.  It’s the brilliant glow of a constellation of artists in community growing together and creating culture.” I’m thrilled to share the news of [...]

By |2019-03-22T19:30:43-08:00June 17th, 2018|Dance, News|

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 [...]