Ode (2018) is a solo dance theater piece that approaches the ballerina’s pointe shoe as a tool for exploring sexuality and the contradictions of effort.
How does the pointe shoe re-figure the body? What illusions does it grant? How does it liberate as it restrains?
Residency Support: Polo Cultural Gaivotas (Lisbon, PT), Shawl-Anderson Dance Center (Berkeley, USA)
Performances: Cutting Ball Theater | Variety Pack - Director's Series (San Francisco, USA) | February 2018
Shawl-Anderson Dance Center (Berkeley, USA) January 2017