Yesterday I had the joy of walking into an empty dance studio with my good friend Charlotte. We had the intent of playing around with movement ideas and creating anything just because.
Neither of us had a deadline, an upcoming performance, a submission, or a specific idea burning to be created. We simply got together and started moving and catching up on life. Continue reading
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As with any artistic project, what you start out to create takes on a life of its own and turns into exactly what it is meant to be.
While the creative journey may take a different path than originally expected, I find that the destination generally remains the same. It is what we discover along the journey that clarifies our true intentions. Continue reading
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Thank you for your interest in performing with Sasso & Company in our annual Spring Performance Series!
We are looking for established contemporary and modern dance artists from the Boston community to share an exciting variety of work with new and returning audiences. Sasso & Company aims to further the sense of connectivity in our local dance community through this collaborative performance opportunity. Continue reading
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I naively thought that once I started my company and had a season, that things would sort of roll forward from there.
I would have an audition, gain some new dancers, create more work, and have more performances. I knew that it would always be hard work., even the big, established companies such as Paul Taylor Dance Company, continually seek to grow and engage audiences in new and innovative ways (hence the change to Paul Taylor’s American Modern Dance).
I am excited to pour myself into Sasso & Company, but I did not anticipate I would be directing my second season from across the Atlantic Ocean.
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I, like everyone else, have my preferred genre(s) of dance to perform, create, and view. I say this to recognize the fact that there were works in this show that I simply did not like, although this is valid, I also found myself walking away frustrated that choreographers seem to be missing the point of KEEPING IT SIMPLE.
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