Marathon Performance Fundraiser
February 9, 2019 | 11:00am - 10:00pm
3615 Oak Springs Dr. Austin, TX
$20 @ Door
Still Life III: Bathhouse —the third installment of our Still Life series— will continue our exploration of the relationships between humans and inanimate objects found within the American household, commenting on constructed gender normalizations society places upon specific people and objects.
This one-day-only choreographed marathon dance performance and fundraiser is hosted in support of our 2019 season. Still Life III: Bathhouse will be performed 11am-7pm by BLiPSWiTCH directors Taryn Lavery and Alex Miller within a site-specific installation of bathroom sets. The performance will conclude with a fundraiser party from 7pm-10pm with beverages from Moontower Cider, Strangeland Brewery, Spicewood Vineyards and Dulce Vida Tequila, food for purchase by Chef Juan Llano and live performances by Austin-based music artists: Sweet Spirit, Trying Science and The SidePiece Collective.
Save the Date
March 20-23 @ 8PM
2200 Tillery St. Austin, TX
BLiPSWiTCH’s fourth evening length production will feature six dancers and an original score by Michael Brown.
A Period Piece | Ready/Set/Go!’s Dance Salon: Humoresque
November 16-18, 2018 | First Street Studio. Austin, TX
BLiPSWiTCH created A Period Piece to be presented among nine other humor-themed dance works.
BLiPSWiTCH presents Offbeat VII
October 25, 2018 | Flitch Coffee. Austin, TX
Still Life II: A Study of the Study | Revolve: A Movement Display
September 21 - 22, 2018 | Austin, TX
Still Life II: A Study of the Study was the second room in a series first created for the inaugural Revolve (2016). This continuous two-hour movement installation examined the ideology of gender roles in the 19th century, while making light of upper class posturing through movement concepts and gestures.
May 16-19, 2018 | Austin, TX
hone \ rile examined the friction between the material world and an idealized reality recreated through thoughts and hope. Held inside a vacant design showroom, alongside an original score performed live by composers Michael Brown and Alan Kahler of Solid State Dream Suit, six dancers animated themes of exhaustion, struggle and repeated failure through stamina, dynamism, tenderness and vulnerability.
hone \ rile received a 2018 artist grant from Jennifer Sherburn, made possible by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.
April 12, 2018 | Austin, TX
March 23 - 24, 2018
Center Stage Theater | Santa Barbara, CA
Dislocate was produced by Meredith Cabaniss/SELAH and featured BLiPSWiTCH and Smashworks Dance Collective (NYC).
BLiPSWiTCH Presents Offbeat V - L.A.
March 22, 2018 | Los Angeles, CA
December 13-16, 2017 | Austin, TX
Shoestring brought contemporary dance together with a live instrumental jazz quartet, led by pianist Red Young. Each night featured new musicians alongside the seven dancers. The choreography explored the complex textures of the jazz genre, while leaving moments to expand into improvisation for in-the-moment conversations between the dancers and musicians.
BLiPSWiTCH Presents Offbeat IV
October 19, 2017 | Austin, TX
September 23, 2017 | Austin, TX
oblique explored vanity and perception in a two-hour movement installation created and performed by Shanna Fragen, Taryn Lavery, Alex Miller, Clay Moore, Sarah Navarrete & Lucy Wilson.
Original score by Josh Kavanaugh.
June 7-10, 2017 | Austin, TX
Eleven Eleven was an eleven month project produced by Jennifer Sherburn & Natalie George Productions with "a mission to embrace the community in which it resides, open the doors wide for artistic collaborations, deeply consider the space specific to each production and create provocative, fearless live performance". BLiPSWiTCH was selected as the artist in residence for the eighth installment-- Roheline was choreographically collaborated on by Taryn Lavery and Jennifer Sherburn.
May 3-6, 2017 | Austin, TX
BLiPSWiTCH's first evening length work, Diet Fizz Radio, centered around the resurgence of 1990's pop culture in today's society, exploring the parallels between the political climates of then and now, as well as the music, fashion, advertisements and literary references of the time. We brought on 13 talented dancers, 3 guest choreographers and commissioned an original score by four different composers.
February 23, 2017 | Austin, TX
November 4, 2016 | Austin, TX
Still Life 375° Created and performed by Alex Miller, Taryn Lavery, Lucy Wilson & Nathan Brumbaugh. Original score by Jesse Wilson.
"Viewing the scene from outside the door frame was like looking into a peephole diorama, with scale and context contributing to the glow and vibrancy of a quirky interior world." - Jonelle Seitz, Austin Chronicle
September 29, 2016 | Sahara Lounge, Austin, TX
Foreign Phone Number | Sling Dance Project presents Boundless
July 15-16, 2016 | The Off Center, Austin, TX
May 12, 2016 | Sahara Lounge, Austin, TX
Foreign Phone Number | Austin Dance Festival
March 5, 2016 | Austin Ventures Studio Theatre, Austin, TX
dance nature / nature dance
November 22, 2015 | Ricky Guerrero Park, Austin, TX