choreography

Into the Light (2018)

dancers: Jaiquan Laurencin and Erika Record
lighting: Roma Flowers
music: Zoe Keating

Texas Woman's University Department of Dance Alumni Concert | January 25-26, 2018

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Interference (2017)

dancers: Robert Alvarez, Jenna Chang, Reyna Mondragon, Martheya Nygaard, Ashlea Sovetts

music: "The Space In Between" by Benjamin Shirey

Performed at Texas Woman's University Department of Dance's DanceMakers Concert, November, 2017.

"Interference" captures the ever-changing relationships between the performers as they interact, intersect, and interfere with each other's pathways.

Interference (excerpts) (2017)

dancers: Robert Alvarez, Jenna Chang, Reyna Mondragon, Martheya Nygaard, Ashlea Sovetts

music: "The Space In Between" by Benjamin Shirey

video: Asiyah Martin

"Interference" captures the ever-changing relationships between the performers as they interact, intersect, and interfere with each other's pathways.

Weathered (2016)

dancers: Katie Griffith, Brittany Lopez, Erika Record, L.Brooke Schlecte (Out on a Limb Dance Company)

music: "Memory of Storms" by Benjamin Shirey

makeup: PJ Kelly

"Weathered" is a quartet inspired by weather patterns, particularly intense storms, and overcoming their aftermath.

she / her / hers (2016)

dancer: Belene Garza

music: "Moderato" by Ezio Bosso & The Turin String Quartet

In this dance, the soloist struggles between masculine and feminine gestures.

untitled (2014)

dancers: Erika Record + Nestor Perez

music: Nils Frahm

This is a short dance film that weaves together moments of duet improvisation between dancers. 

stand together, fall apart (2015)

dancers: Erika Record + Nestor Perez

music: Nils Frahm, Olafur Arnalds

"stand together, fall apart" is an improvised duet performed as part of the Texas Dance Improvisation Festival in 2015 at Texas Woman's University.

LightBody (2014)

dancer: Erika Record

music: "Kobol" by Westin Portillo

This solo explores themes of self-expression and communication through intensifying gestures and phrase work accompanied by digital projections.

an instance of rising (2014)

dancers: Brittany Lopez, Erika Record

music: "Europa's Gate" by Benjamin Shirey

This duet is based on the concept of feeling lost and constricted without a clear direction for moving forward. Through physically demanding movement sequences and lengthened amounts of unison, the dancers in this duet work together to rise out of challenges, even if only for an instance.

the line-up (2013)

dancers: Jessica Hale, Brittany Hunter, Jaiquan Laurencin, Rebecca McManis, Cassie Summers

music: "chipper" by Scott Cazan

This group dance was created by employing the improvisational scores of The Architects and Nina Martin.

Into the Light (2012)

dancers: Erika Record and Jaiquan Laurencin

music: "Aftermath" by Zoe Keating

This dance explores the separate journeys of two individuals moving toward a common destination.