Collaborators

La Didi (Deirdre Towers)
Ddstudied drumming and dance in Ghana, modern with Ze’eva Cohen, ballet with Richard Thomas and Robert Denvers, and flamenco in NYC, Madrid, and Sevilla. Maria Benitez invited her to teach flamenco history for six summers at her Institute for Spanish Arts in Santa Fe, NM and on tour. Now a producer of LA CHANA, documentary by Lucija Stojevic, she writes for The Dance Enthusiast and Eye on Dance & the Arts, she  produced The Dance on Camera Festival (1994-2012) co-sponsored by the Film Society of Lincoln Center, and teaches through TakeLessons.

Film credits:
LA CHANA
BELL 8, a meditative video See website
LUNAS DE NUEVA YORK, documentary with fictional scenes (dancer)
BANISHED w/NY Baroque Dance Co. soloist Caroline Copeland, director/editor
LOCO MOTION w/ Joey Arato & Spyder, director/editor
(BLACK) LIGHT  w/Katherine Crockett, director/editor
THE MIRROR HAS TWO FACES  –  feature starring Barbra Streisand, dancer
BAREFOOT WALKING music video featuring Lydia Beasley, choreographer
THE GOLDEN AGE OF THE PIANO, IF I WERE A RICH MAN,
A MUSICAL OFFERING FROM THE VATICAN, Production assistant 

Choreography/directing/performances
Dancing With Bulls, NYC and in Santa Fe, co-produced with Institute of Spanish Arts
Levi Strauss, hand-bag event;  Philippine/USA Beauty Pageant, Red Parrot Fashion Show,  Asian International Fashion Show
Following, a ballet duet commissioned by Syracuse Ballet Theatre
Portraits in Concert, composed by Roberta Kosse, produced by Ars Pro Femina, NYC
La Ronde (actress/dancer), Syracuse Stage
Happening produced by Syracuse Symphony, composed by Donald Erb

Additional teaching/lecturing
City Center (flamenco in NYC public schools) during NY Flamenco Festivals, 2003-16
Performance 21, Chatham, NY – “100 Years of Dance on Camera”
RE:PLAY (film) workshops in Manipur, India for sports and dance film festival
New York University (dance on camera lectures) 2008, 2012
Casita Maria, NY (video for Artworks/Dancing in the Streets) July, 2010- 11
American Ballet Theatre (dance on camera) Summer Intensives, July 2000-2003

 

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