Dada Gert (2018) Work Sample
Selections from Open Dance Project's DADA GERT, inspired by and sourced from the life, work, and autobiographies of renegade dance/theater/film artist Valeska Gert and set in Weimar Berlin. This sample demonstrates the depth and integrity of ODP’s creative/historical research and the resulting integration of archival source material in text, body, music, and projection. Performed at The Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University. Concept and choreographic direction by Annie Arnoult. Music by Hunter Perrin and archival sources. Set by Ryan McGettigan. Lighting by David Deveau. Sound by Bryan Ealey. Projections by Christopher Ash and David Deveau. Costumes by Jeff Hancock. Production management by Christina Maley. Video documentation by Ben Doyle. Performances by Annie Arnoult, Brittany Thetford Deveau, Tehillah Hartmann, Sarah Lyman, Taylor McAnulty, Seth McPhail, Alisa Mittin, Alonzo Moore, Elizabeth Nalley Grossberg, Stacy Skolnik, Joseph Stevens, and Davis Stumberg.