Choreography by Helen Wicks and Kate Hanes. Music by Joseph Gershenson and Frank Skinner. Premiered at SF Aerial Arts Festival, Cowell Theater at Fort Mason, August 2016
Excerpt from El Circo Dia's Refuge: A Ballad for the Renting Class. Choreography and performance by Helen Wicks. Lighting by Lizzy Spicuzza. Rigging by Benjy Young. Special thanks to Studio 124 Short Term Residency program.
Pilot 67 ODC Theater April 2016
Choreography by Helen Wicks
Performers: Lindsay Leonard, Linda Phung, Nell Suttles, and Helen Wicks
Music & Audio: Musical shorts by Mentone Productions (1930s) produced by Milton Schwarzwald, Orchestra directed by Joseph Gershenson. Archived and Digitized by Ray Faiola. "New York Street Scene" composed by Frank Skinner & played by Joseph Gershenson & His Orchestra, Back Street (1961). Excerpt from "I'm A Brass Band" by Joseph Gershenson, Sweet Charity (1969). Mixed by Helen Wicks.
Costumes: Erin Riche and Helen Wicks
Clew navigates a labyrinth on 1950s Universal film scores conducted by Wicks' great grandfather, Joseph Gershenson.
Performing artists Lindsay Leonard, Linda Phung, Nell Suttles, and Helen Wicks
Musical interludes by Matt Norman and Benji Marx.
Still from stop-motion live action animation film by Christine Pfister
"Who enjoys sailfish albiet the Ha-Ha-Ha glistening?" - Karolina Mroz (1991-2013)
Cobbler: Aaron Rogachevsky
Bard College 2013
Music: It Goes Without Saying by Nico Muhly
Performing Artists: Franny Sloat, Stephanie Saywell, Jesse White. Music by Toby Twining, Zoe Keating. Bard College 2012
Multi layered performance based on life and work of Ana Mendieta
Old Gym, Bard College, 2012