Jamie Scott has been a member of Project: Motion for two years, and participated in this year’s Emerge workshops to create a solo on Amanda Martinson (also a Project: Motion member and Emerge choreographer). Here are some of Jamie’s thoughts on her piece: My piece is entitled ‘Valley of Ashes.’ This solo work has been… Continue reading Emerge 2 Choreographer Jamie Scott
Amanda Martinson is a Project: Motion member and Emerge choreographer. Here are some of her thoughts about the process of creating dance: A few things that have inspired my Emerge piece: art, music, philosophy, and some recent life experiences. It’s been interesting trying to find my way through the process; this has been my first… Continue reading Amanda Martinson… Merging Architecture and Dance
Ernestine here. I have taken on the challenge of choreographing of Emerge II and, boy oh boy, what a challenge it has been, striving to create a dance of the high caliber that Project:Motion is known for. Thankfully I have two dancers who are patient and put up with my limited choreographic experience. In my… Continue reading Meet Enrnestine!
Here’s a peek behind the scenes at the Emerge 2 auditions. The choreographer was Jamie Scott, and this section was a structured improvisation. Basically, that means that all the dancers were “making it up as they went,” but the choreographer had asked for some specific things, like a specific gesture, a certain movement quality, etc.… Continue reading Emerge 2 Audition Footage