SPEAK, MEMORY

CREATED BY WAELI WANG IN COLLABORATION WITH THE DANCERS

LIGHTING DESIGN BY AVERY REAGAN

COSTUME DESIGN BY JULIE KEEN-LEAVENWORTH & WAELI WANG

ORIGINAL CAST | JOHN BARCLAY, JACOB BOARNET, 

PIPER BOCKSTAHLER, NATALIA CHAMBERS, JOÃO DUCCI, 

CLAIRE GOLDES, EMBER HOPKINS, MADYSON LANDON,

SAMANTHA LIN, KATHERINE LINGLE, AMANDA MCCARTHY, 

COREA PARK, ALEXIS-NICHOLE PINÉDA, MONICA STEPHENS,

SOPHIA VANGELATOS

Reconstructing memories and what internal and external embodiments of our lived past selves drive this piece. There is a sense of dreaming, nostalgia, and longing through contrasted movements, subtle shifting, dynamic, rippling effects, and use of gravity.

 

Selected to represent the University of California, Irvine for adjudication at the American College Dance Association: Baja, 2019.

 

Claire Trevor Theatre, 2018.

PHOTOS BY SKYE SCHMIDT & WAELI WANG