Performance: In the Grove

Friday, April 23 @ 6:00 pm CST
Wednesday. April 28 @ 6:00 pm CST

Choreographer: Jeanine McCain
Performers: Megan Chang, Isabelle Cunningham, Christopher Hudson, Rachel Miller, Mason Purece, Elise Todd
Projection Design, Cinematography, and Editing: Brian Hapcic and Jeanine McCain
Lighting Design: Brian Hapcic
Costumes: Brooke Fauser
Music: Quintett N.1196 Hz (Pt.3); and We Move Lightly by Dustin O’Halloran

Created as part of a guest artist residency at University of Northern Colorado

Artist’s Statement: We are a part of the land we live on. How do we carry pieces of it within us as we move through our lives? How does our shared experience of the land bring us together? In the Grove traces the culmination a guest artist residency that took place at the University of Northern Colorado. The film weaves together footage shot on location and footage from live performance with innovative projection design implementation to create a moving exploration of bodies and landscapes.


Jeanine McCain is an interdisciplinary dance teaching artist. Her performance research explores a sense of place within physical landscapes and how this shapes us as humans. She is excited by improvisation, site-specific work, creating screendance, and using projection technology to create intimacy in performance. McCain’s recent work has been performed at Ursinus College, University of Northern Colorado, World Dance Alliance-Americas General Assembly 2019, Sans Limites Performance Series NYC, Philadelphia Fringe Arts Festival, and Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema. She is a member of the International Interdisciplinary Artist Consortium facilitated by Peter Sciscioli and  dance.art.lab based at Naropa University, and is on faculty for Moving Arts Lab at Earthdance. She holds an MFA in Dance from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a BA in Dance and Theatre from the University of Montana. McCain serves as Associate Professor of Dance at Ursinus College near Philadelphia, PA.

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