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DANCE AND CHOREOGRAPHY RESUMÉ

COMPANY ARTIST

2018 - present

HDC DANCE ENSEMBLE Providence, RI, USA (Regional)

Co-Founders/Artistic Directors/Performers: Gisela Creus, Danielle Davidson, and  Orlando Hernandez

Works:

Arch (2018) created and in collaboration with cellist Adrienne Taylor, with support by RISCA,

performed at AS220'S Providence Movement Festival 2019, DanceNOW Boston, The Dance Complex, MA  produced by David Parker, and Provincetown Dance Festival 2019, produced by Adam Miller

Airing Quest / Missió d'Aire (2018) work created and performed by Gisela Creus and Danielle Davidson with support by a residency at Bosoton Conservatory and AS220, performances  at Green Street Studios, and Provincetown Dance Festival, MA. and AS220, Roger Williams University and Providence College (excerpt), in  RI

Corporeality (2019) work created and performed by Gisela Creus and Danielle Davidson with creation support by AS220 performed at AS220, and Roger Williams University, RI

iTMRW (2019-2020) iTMRW is a 90 minute dance-theater piece set to a live performance of Arc Iris' upcoming futuristic concept album of the same name, iTMRW features contemporary dance theater and performance art by HDC Dance Ensemble/ Choreography by Danielle Davidson. New England tour in the winter/spring of 2020.

2014-present

Lorraine Chapman The Company - Boston,  MA, USA (National)

Artistic Direction: Lorraine Chapman

Works: Salute, performed at Dixon Place, NYC, Green Street Studios, Cambridge, MA and APAP 2016, City Center, NYC,

The Zealous Laborers (a collaboration with The Bang Group), Canterbury, NH and The Oberon (ART) , 2016-2017

UNITITLED premiering at The Stockbridge Theater, Derry, NH, April 2020

 

2014-2019

Prometheus Dance  - Boston,  MA, USA  (International)  

Artistic Direction: Diane Arvanites and Tommy Neblett

Works: Echo, Influence, Mirrors, Past is a Foreign Country, RAu (Korhan Basaran) Memory, Devils's Wedding, Deadly Day,

Project III (a collaboration with visual artists Robert and Shana Parke-Harrisson), Veil iii (Riley Watts). 

2015-2018

Doppelgänger Dance Collective - Providence, RI, USA (International)

Co-Founders/Artistic Directors/Dancers : Shura Baryshnikov and Danielle Davidson

Works: 

The Two Body Problem, Choreography: Sydney Skybetter (2015)

Empty Seats, Choreography: B.J. Sullivan (2016)

Oracles 1 & 2, Choreography: Paul Singh (2016)

Pretend this title is invisible. Choreography: Heidi Henderson (2016)

The Trail We Left Behind, Choreography: Kellie Ann Lynch Music: Cailtlin Scholl (2016)

Echo + Narcissus, Short Film Directed by Andy Russ (2017)

Underwear, Nowhere, Choreography: Alissa Cardone Music: Nate Tucker (2017)

The Queen's Dream, Choreography: Heidi Henderson (2017)

Men and Their Machines (Mark Warhol, opera, performance and choreography by DDC) (2018)

Dark Room (Bridge Repertory Theater, play by George Brant, movement design DDC) (2018)

Veil i . work by: Riley Watts in collaboration with Danielle Davidson) (2018)

2014- 2016

Zoé Dance Company - Boston,  MA, USA (Regional)

Artistic Direction/Interdisciplinary: Callie Chapman.

Works: Becoming Undone, Soaked, Opia (video) performed in Cambridge & Boston, MA

 

2013-2015

Productions Fila 13/Lina Cruz - MTL,  QC, CA (International)

Artistic Direction: Lina Cruz

Works: Imaginarium, Ne Pas Nourrir les Animaux,  premièred at Les Maisons de la Cultures Montréal. Agora de la Danse, Mtl, QC

 

2011-2013

AmpleMan Danse - MTL,  QC, CA (International)

Artistic Direction: Simon Ampleman et Emilie Demers

Works: Continent 8 and Klima, performed throughout Quebec and in Saint Malo, France

 

2007/2010

Line 1 Productions/Debra Brown - MTL,  QC, CA (International)

Artistic Direction: Lina Cruz

Works: Yes, A Flying Dance Experience, premièred at Rialto Theater, Mtl, QC 

 

2004-2006

Ballet Espressivo - Toronto,  ON, CA (Regional)

Artistic Direction: Deborah Greenburg

Works: Uprising, Fringe Festival for Arts, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, ON

 

1999-2001

Jeune Ballet du Québec - Montréal, QC, CA (International)

Artistic Direction: Didier Chirpaz and Francoise Vaussenat

Soloist in works by Thierry Malandain, Francoise Vaussenat, Didier Chirpaz, Brian McDonald, and Denise Biggi. Performed repertoire by Roland Petit (Esmeralda, coached by Dominique Kalfounie), George Balanchine (With permission of: The Balanchine Trust,) and Jean-Louis Morin, creations by Louis Martin Charest, and Hélène Blackburn, among others.

 

INDEPENDENT / COLLABORATIVE / GUEST ARTIST PROJECTS 

2019-2020

HDC Dance Ensemble / Danielle Davidson Dance - Providence, RI, USA (Regional)

iTMRW, choreography by Danielle Davidson in collaboration with the  performers/dancers: Gisela Creus, Orlando Hernández, Jessica Howard, Ellen Oliver, Stephanie Turner and Jacob Regan , presented by the The American Repertory Theatre (A.R.T) on January 25th and 26th at Oberon in Harvard Square, and continues its initial short run of shows to Burlington, VT at ArtsRiot on February 29th, 2020 and Shae Center for the Arts March 13th, 2020

Music: ARC IRIS / Jocie Adams, Zach Tenorio-Miller and Ray Belli

2019

Danielle Davidson Dance - Providence, RI, USA (Regional)

ƐVoceN3, choreography by Danielle Davidson in collaboration with Jessica Howard and  Mary Teuscher, presented at School for Contemporary Dance and Thought, Northampton, MA and Ten31 Productions, Pawtucket, RI and The Heron Studio in Fall River, MA. Showing Nov-Dec, 2019.

2019

Danielle Davidson Dance - Providence, RI, USA (Regional)

Tick of the Void, choreography by Danielle Davidson in collaboration with musician and composer Ben Cuba, performed st Studio 550 as part of the season finale Rooftop Performance Series, Cambridge, MA in Sept 2019.

 

 

2015/2016

Jessica Howard - Fall River, RI, USA (Regional)

Without Wanting, choreography by Jessica Howard, a duet created for performance at The Southern Vermont Dance Festival, Brattleboro, VT and re-staged for performance at The Movement Exchange in Providence, RI, and performed in Canterbury, NH in August 2016

 

2015

Contrapose Dance and Ensemble Warhol - Boston, MA, USA (Regional)

Jeanne The Story of a Woman, choreography by Junichi Fukada, co-produced by Contrapose Dance and Ensemble Warhol, an Opera by Mark Warhol presented at Boston University Dance Theater

 

2015

Audra Carabetta & Dancers - Boston, MA, USA (Regional)

We round this corner together, choreography by Audra Carabetta, performance at The Dance Complex, Cambridge, MA and Tufts University, Medford, MA

 

2014

Debra Brown - MTL, QC, CA (Regional)

The True Love, choreography by Debra Brown, solo, performance at The Corona Theatre, Montreal, QC

 

2013- 2014 / Seasonal 

Avalanche - Terrebonne, QC, CA (Regional)

Avalanche, The Musical, Marie Therese Brousseau, performances at Theatre Terrebonne, QC

 

2006-2012 /Seasonal

Ballet West - MTL, QC, CA (National)

Artistic Director: Claude Caron, Mtl, QC

The Nutcracker (doll, soloist snowflake, rose, dewdrop, spanish, chinese) Ballet West, National touring,

 

2006

Jeune Ballet du Québec - MTL, QC, CA (International)

Gala Ascendanse (Gnossienes/Thierry Malandain and 3rd Breath/Jean Louis Morin), Theatre Maisonneuve, Montreal, QC

 

2004

Victoria Ballet - Toronto, ON, CA (Regional)

Sleeping Beauty (Carabosse Fairy) guest artist for Victoria Ballet, Toronto, ON

 

2003

REAson d'Etre - Toronto, ON, CA (Regional)

Emergence, Kathleen Rea, research and studio performance, Dovercourt House, Toronto, ON

 

2002

Opera Ontario - Hamilton, ON, CA (National)

The Pearl Fishers, Opera, choreography by Renaud Doucet, toured Ontario

 

2001

Banff Festival Company - Banff, AB, CA (Regional)

Celebrating Balanchine (Donizetti Variations principal dancer, Who Cares?, Concerto Barocco, Serenade, Symphony in C and Theme and Variation) With permission of: The Balanchine Trust, staging: Victoria Simon and Margaret Mercier

 

 

CHOREOGRAPHY / MOVEMENT DESIGN COMMISSIONS

2019

Providence College - Choreography Commission, Providence, RI

SPACE BANDITS group piece for 6 dancers. Providence College Dance Company, Providence, RI

2018

Bridge Repertory Theatre - Movement Design Commission for Doppelgänger Dance Collective, Boston, MA

Dark Room a play by George Brant with direction by Olivia D'Ambrosio, DDC created the movement design for a cast of 22 women and for the lead role of The Girl in the Polka-Dot Dress  performed by Jenna Pollack 

2018

Warhol Ensemble -  Choreography and Performance Commission for Doppelgänger Dance Collective, Boston, MA

Jeanne - Men and Their Machines,  is an aria for soprano from Act I of the opera JEANNE composed by Mark Warhol, based on a libretto by James Swindell. This 15-minute excerpt will be performed by soprano Anna Ward and Ensemble Warhol’s five-piece instrumental ensemble: clarinet in Eb, baritone horn, harp, timpani, and rototoms. The choreography will be created and performed by Shura Baryshnikov and Danielle Davidson, with dramaturgy by Ilya Vidrin.

 

2017

Shaun Clarke Dance-Film Choreography Commission, Boston, MA

The Perfect Dancer - for Flora Kim and Rayne Raney, with dancers, Boston, MA

2017

Festival Ballet Providence - Choreography Commission,  Providence, RI, 

I/WE  -  group piece, Festival Ballet Providence, WaterFire Performance July 2017, Providence, RI

2016-2017

Keene State College - Choreography Commission Doppelgänger Dance Collective, Keene, NH

The Head or The Hand,  group piece for six dancers. The Spring Dance Concert at Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College, NH

2016

Roger Williams University - Choreography Commission Doppelgänger Dance Collective, Bristol, RI, 

Five Studies, group piece for ten dancers. The Fall Dance Concert Basement Series at Roger Williams University in Bristol, RI

2015-2016

The Boston Conservatory at Berklee- Choreography Commission for Senior Showcase, Boston, MA

Proceed Until Apprehended, duet. The Senior Showcase. Performances at Gibney, NYC, NY and Cambridge, MA

2015

Providence College - Choreography Commission, Providence, RI

Still Life with Quotidian Birds, group piece for 7 dancers. Providence College Dance Company, Providence, RI

 

2015

Endicott College - Choreography Commission, Beverly, MA

Boléro, group piece for 23 dancers.  Endicott College Dance, Endicott Theater,  Beverly, MA

 

2015

Brown University - Re-staging, Providence, RI

Terra Incognita (2012) group piece re-imagined for 10 dancers. Brown University Dance, Stuart Theater, Providence, RI

 

2014

Sonia Balazovjech Dance Company -Choreography Commission,  MTL, QC, CA

Hello Night/Angell,  group piece for 13 dancers. Sonia Balazovjech Dance Company, regional touring, QC, CA

 

2012-2014 

Co. Sainte Julie Danse-  Resident Choreographer, Sainte Julie, QC, CA

Resident Choreographer at Co. Sainte Julie Danse

Works: Fjögur (2014) Pools of Siloa (2014), Entre Deux Temps (2013), Evolution (2012), regional performances, QC, CA

 

2012-2013

Compagnie Fdanse - Choreography Commission, MTL, QC, CA

Terra Incognita, group piece for 11 dancers. Co. Fdanse, Theatre aux Ecuries, Theatre Marcellin Champagnat and La Maison des Arts de Laval, MTL, QC

 

2008

Festival Internationale de la Danse - Devised Dance-Theater Commission, MTL, QC, CA

Aux Antipodes de l’Etre, divised dance theatre commission for 8 dancers. Awarded a grant/residency at Place des Arts  to create this site-specific-directed-improvisation for the Festival Pas de Danse Pas de Vie. It was performed on International Dance Day during the closing ceremonies at La Place Des Arts,  MTL, QC

 

2006

CASA CARES/Concordia University - Choreography and Performance Commission,  MTL, QC, CA

Ego Tripping, creation for 5 dancers. CASA CARES fundraising event performed at Societe des Arts Techniques, Mtl, QC

 

 

EDUCATION

Certificate     2005      George Brown College. Theatre/Acting, Toronto, ON,

D.E.C.             2001      Cégep Du Vieux Montréal. Classical/­Contemporary Dance, Mtl, QC

D.E.S.             1998      Ecole Superieure de Ballet du Quebec, Classical/­Contemporary, Mtl, QC

 

WORKSHOPS/GUEST PERFORMANCES with

Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen, Dr. Scott Lyons, Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith, Dr. Rae Johnson, Dr. Theresa Silow, Rev. angel Kyodo williams, Tara Judelle, Dr. Judith Blackstone, Sally Kempton - Embodied Consciousness Immersion, Berkeley, CA.

Hofesh Shechter  -  workshop and repertory, NYC, NY

Body Cartography Intensive and performance (BMC creation with Olive Bienringa, Otto Ramstad), Boston, MA

David Dorfman Dance Intensive and performance, New London, CT

Omar Carrum – Continuum, Natick, MA

Korhan Basaran – RAu Workshops , Natick, MA

Abhilash Ningappa – Playpractice Natick, MA

Kurt Douglas – Limon/Lubovich, Natick, MA

Jun Kuribayashi – Pilobolus, Natick, MA

Ebony Williams, Natick, MA

Tobin DelCoure – Azure Barton, Natick, MA

Forsythe modalities with Riley Watts, Natick, MA

Improvisation with Olivier Besson, Natick, MA

Levi Marsman, Natick , MA

Duets, A Vous Deux, Louise Bédard, Mélanie Demers et l’oeuvre de Sylvain Emard (Catherine Viau), MTL, QC

Technique, Research, Transformation Danse, Stephen Thompson, Marc Boivin, MTL, QC

Technique,Circuit Est, Stephanie Cummings, MTL, QC

Partnering, Ultima Vez, German Jauregui and Laura Aris Alvarez, Montréal, QC

Repertory, Richard Alston Dance Company, London, UK

Improvisation/Composition Wayne McGregor/Random Dance, Jessica Wright, London, UK

Technique, Transformation Danse, Jose Navas/Co. Flak, MTL, QC

Improvisation, Transformation Danse, Company Rosas, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker. MTL, QC

Partnering, Circuit Est, Sylvain Lafortune, MTL, QC

Technique, Ted Stoffer, MTL, QC