Reverie

Reverie excerpt

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Enveloped in a midcentury aesthetic and haunted ballroom sound-scape, Reverie explores a woman consumed by memories, which push, pull, and manipulate her through daily life. Summoned unconsciously, only to dissolve again, she grapples with the ghosts of past relationships, and versions of herself lost in time.

This wistful and sensuous trio-performance looks at the edges of narrative and nostalgia. A daydream into the past invites context, reflection and even joy. But what happens when we allow memories to puppeteer our present? How do we honor our ghosts while reclaiming the reins to our consciousness?

PERFORMANCES

Eisenhower Dance Detroit NewDANCEfest (2019)

Eisenhower Lab. Rochester, MI

Women’s Work Festival (2019) dir. Kristi Faulkner

Boll Theatre. Detroit, MI

10 Minute Festival (2018)

Maggie Alessee Theatre. Detroit, MI

Choreographer: Leah O’Donnell

Dancers: Amanda Benjey (2018), Hannah Bialecki (2019), Max Golden, Nikita Krylov (2018) Joey Mattar, Thomas McCarter (2019), Leah O’Donnell (2019)