LITTLE SEIMIC DANCE COMPANY PROJECTS


COAT OF ARMS (2014)

 

Choreography by Katie Faulkner

Performed by Chad Dawson + Katie Faulkner

Music by Quarteto Mayari

Created during a 2014 Rauschenberg Residency

Premiered August 2014 at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts  in San Francisco, CA, as part of the BAN7 (Bay Area Now) Performance Festival

Photos by Tony Campbell

 

 

 


WE DON'T BELONG HERE (2011)

 

Choreography by Katie Faulkner (with contributions from the dancers)

Music + Video Design by Michael Trigilio

Performed by  Caroline Alexander, Vivian Aragon, Celine Parker, Jennifer Bishop, Jesse Chin, Alex Crow, Lauren Crow, Juan De La Rosa, Christy Funsch, Gretchen Garnett, Rebecca Gilbert, Julia Hollas, Ashley Johnson, Jennifer Perfillio, Maggie Stack, Jessica Stephenson, Emmaly Wiederholdt, Eva Wilder, Michelle Wong, Lisa Woo

 Lighting Design: Allen Willner

Costume Design: Keriann Egeland

Performed on site in Union Square + Yerba Buena Lane, Downtown San Francisco

Commissioned and supported by Dancers’ Group for its ONSITE series, The Kenneth Rainin Foundation, Bernard Osher Foundation, San Francisco Grants for the Arts, James Irvine Foundation, Joyce Theater A.W.A.R.D. Show!/ San Francisco, San Francisco Foundation, San Francisco Arts Commission, Walter and Elise Haas Fund, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the Zellerbach Family Foundation, and numerous Kickstarter donors.

 “ Watching her choreography caress the pavement, it’s all just utterly fascinating.” - SF Appeal

Photos by Pak Han

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SAWTOOTH (2011)

 

Choreography: Katie Faulkner

Performers: Peiling Kao + Mo Miner

Composer: Eli Nelson

Lighting + Scenic Design: Matthew Antaky

Costume Design: Keriann Egeland

Commissioned and supported by the ODC Artist-in-Residence Program and the Joyce Theater A.W.A.R.D. Show!/ San Francisco Grant

Premiered at ODC Theater, San Francisco, CA, as part of the SCUBA National Touring Network

Photos by Pak Han

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Photo by Andrea Basile

UNTIL WE KNOW FOR SURE (2009)

 

Choreography by Katie Faulkner

Performed by Katie Faulkner + Private Freeman

Music: Maria Silva, Alfredo Duarte + samples from Balmorhea + Django Reinhardt

Sound Design: Katie Faulkner

Commissioned by the ODC Artist-in-Residence Program

Premiered at ODC Theater, San Francisco, CA, as part of SCUBA Two National Touring Network

Supported by the Zellerbach Family Foundation and individual donors

Awards: Winner of Joyce Theater A.W.A.R.D. Show!/San Francisco Competition; 2011 Isadora Duncan Dance Award Winner of Best Performance by an Ensemble

“ Katie Faulkner, partnered by Private Freeman, achieved a luminous eloquence.”  - Philadelphia Inquirer

Photo by Andrea Basile

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Photo by Andrea Basile

SMOKE (2009)

 

Commissioned by the ODC Artist-in-Residence Program

Choreography by Katie Faulkner with dancers

Performed by Janet Das, Rebecca Gilbert, Mo Miner, Nadia Oka

Music by Notwist, Kaada, Dot Tape Dot, Ekumen, Miguel Frasconi

Live Musical Saw by  Sara Gambina-Belknap

Video Photography by  RJ Muna

Lighting Design by Allen Willner

Set Construction by Dave Pangaro

Supported by the Zellerbach Family Foundation and individual donors

Premiered as part of SCUBA Two National Touring Network @ ODC Theater


Photo by Andrea Basile

THE ROAD AHEAD (2008)

 

Commissioned by ODC Theater/Litquake for Festival #3 Off Book: Stories that Move “Page to Stage”

Choreography: Katie Faulkner

Performers: Janet Das, Private Freeman, Rebecca Gilbert, Mo Miner

Author/Narrator: Tess Uriza Holthe

Music: RF + Murcof

Premiered at Project Theatre Artaud, San Francisco, CA

 “Astutely matched as all three pairs were, by far the most successful was  Faulkner’s with Tess Uriza Holthe’s “Road Ahead".  - Dance View Times

  “But it was the young, emerging choreographer Katie Faulkner, who responded most  richly to the writings of her literary match-up, Tess Uriza Holthe” - San Francisco Chronicle

Photo by Andrea Basile

                                       


LOOM (2008)

 

A Dance Film

Choreography + Direction by Katie Faulkner

Cinematography by Benjamin Goldman

Editing by Katie Faulkner

Featuring: Katie Faulkner + PrivateFreeman

Music Excerpted From: Dave Tipper, Katie Faulkner, Brian Eno + Daniel Lanois, The Beach Boys

Premiered at CounterPulse, San Francisco, CA

Supported by the Zellerbach Family Foundation and Theater Bay Area CA$H and individual donors

Awards: Winner of 2009 Special Isadora Duncan Dance Award

Photos by Benjamin Goldman

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Photo by Tue Nam Ton

THE DRY LINE (2008)

 

Choreography byKatie Faulkner

Performed by Stephanie Miller, Janet Das, Marlena Penney-Oden

Animation/Video Design by Benjamin Goldman

Additional Photography by JC Earle

Sound Design by Jacques Poulin-Denis

Costumes by Emilica Beahm

Premiered at CounterPulse, San Francisco, CA

Supported by the Zellerbach Family Foundation and Theater Bay Area CA$H and individual donors

Award Nomination for 2009 Isadora Duncan Dance Award in the Category of Visual Design

Photo by Tue Nam Ton


Photo by Rob Kunkle

SHADOW OF MATTER (2006)

 

Choreography by Katie Faulkner

Performed by Margaret Cromwell, Janet Das, Rebecca Gilbert, Sonsheree Giles, Renee Waters

Music by Jacques Poulin-Denis

Premiered @ CounterPulse, San Francisco, CA

Supported by the Zellerbach Family Foundation and Theater Bay Area CA$H and individual donors

Photo by Rob Kunkle


HIGH TIDE (2006)

 

A Dance Film

Choreography + Direction by Katie Faulkner

Featuring: Janet Das, Katie Faulkner, Rebecca Gilbert, Stephanie Miller

Cinematography by JC Earle

Editing by Katie Faulkner

Music by Lhasa de Sela

Premiered at CounterPulse, San Francisco, CA

Supported by the Zellerbach Family Foundation and Theater Bay Area CA$H and individual donors

Video Stills by JC Earle

 


Photo by JC Earle

STILL (2006)

 

Choreography by Katie Faulkner

Performed by Janet Das/ Katie Faulkner

Sound Design by Jacques Poulin-Denis

Music by  SlowBlow

Premiered at CounterPulse, San Francisco, CA

Supported by the Zellerbach Family Foundation and Theater Bay Area CA$H and individual donors

Photo by Adam Shemper