Premiered at Highways Performance Space | 30 minutes
CREST looks into the finite and fragile nature of life. When we accept the truth that the death of all things, like a loved one’s life, a friendship, or a lover-ship, is inevitable, liberation is found. This work aims to reflect the resilience of life, how even though the ending of all things is inevitable, existing at all can become a rebellious and liberating act.
A fellowship of six becomes ever-shifting embodiments of the earth and its natural forces, paying homage to the source from which everything comes from and returns. Together six distinct movers take part in each others’ ascension, bracing one another for the truths that await them at the peak.
Concept | Direction | Choreography Joan Padeo
Performers | Collaborators Kearian Giertz, Kayla Johnson, Joan Padeo, Cody Potter, Shane Raiford, Carissa Songhorian
Composer Alex Wand
Lighting Design Avery Reagan
Performances Highways Performance Space February 2019
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