I am writing from Bournemouth today, where I am in the first week of creating Ọkan, a new production with my buddy and work wife, Akeim Toussaint Buck. Ọkan has martial dances at its core, taking influence from Salsa and Wing Chun after a conversation with Thomas Presto (catch it on my YouTube). We have […]
There is so much to catch you up on, but first, I invite you to consider the power of dance as warrior training not only for our bodies but also our minds… to demonstrate my thinking on this, I invite you to head back with me to 2009, when I went to NYC on a […]
Next week we have a four day run at the Place with our new show, “Welcome to our House” created by myself, Akeim Toussaint and the amazing cast of 15 performers, and I am so amazed with the end result as well as the beautiful process! Do you remember a few months back I shared […]
I just LOVE this beautiful show, it’s message, it’s heart: WOW! The Rainbow Butterfly is finished (ish) & I LOVE it!
I am writing after an intense week… made more intense by cricking my neck (which I think is a collective tension from lugging a set all over the country!) But it has also been a week FULL of gratitude! This week I started a new project (working title “Welcome to our House”) a collaboration with […]
We have been invited to a festival up in the mountains by a castle and the sea in the Tuscany region!
Here are some of the BIG THINGS we are creating at Ela Mesma Company! 1: If you prefer listening over reading… find out a bit more about what I have been up to the past few months in this interview (filmed on International Women’s day in NYC interviewing with Anna Demming (of SWDT) for Ujima […]