Yuriy Lehki

graduated from the Conservatory at Brooklyn College with a BM in Music Composition and a minor in Music Technology in 2017, and is currently pursuing his MFA in Media Scoring at the Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema. His musical style combines minimalism with ambient electronic music, with influences from early Western music. He has written music for the concert hall, video games, films, and dance.

 

The Nathaniel Hunt Project

Dancers: Abby Chenard, Alexa Guariglia

Composer: Yuriy Lehki

Costume Design: Nathaniel Hunt and dancers

Lighting Design: Niluka Hotaling

 

*Premieres November 16th, 2019 at Brooklyn Music School

"you go, i go" (2019)

Bucknell University - Dance Department

Harry M. Powers Theater - Lewisburg, PA

Words spoken and written by: Carmen Gillespie

Sound: Loscil, Kangding Ray, Sigor Ros

Costume Design: Pam Miller

Lighting Design: Titus O'Neil 

 

*Premieres December 1st, 2017 at the Harry M. Powers Theater

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Program Note:

“what haunts, what taunts,

what wants remain at the end  of us as we spin into something we never knew

something we never dreamed we could be.

something more than free.  

 

To – be.”

 

- "The Ghosts of Monticello" by Carmen Gillespie

"STILL" (2017)

Carmen Gillespie

 was a professor of English and director and founder of the Griot Institute for Africana Studies at Bucknell University.  In addition to many individual scholarly articles and poem publications, she is the author of the literary critical works, A Critical Companion to Toni Morrison (2007),  A Critical Companion to Alice Walker (2011), and is the editor of Toni Morrison: Forty Years in the Clearing (2012). Carmen has also published a poetry chapbook, Lining the Rails (2008) and three poetry collections, Jonestown: A Vexation, which won the 2011 Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Prize, and The Blue Black Wet of Wood (2016), the winner of Two Sylvia’s Wilder Series Poetry Prize, and The Ghosts of Monticello:  A Recitatif (2017), which was the winner of the 2016 Stillhouse Press Prize for Poetry. Carmen’s awards include an Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship for Excellence in Poetry and grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Mellon Foundation, the Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference, and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. She is a Cave Canem Fellow and a Fulbright scholar. Essence magazine named Carmen one of its 40 favorite poets in commemoration of the magazine’s 40th anniversary. She shared her life with her wondrous daughters, Chelsea Gillespie and Delaney Bakst. Carmen passed away in August 2019 but her memory, her love, her work through all the lives she has touched. 

 

For more about Carmen Gillespie, visit her website
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"a little unclear" (2016)

The Nathaniel Hunt Project

Choreographed & Performed: Allie Gee and Nathaniel Hunt

Premiere:  "An Evening of Dance" - Glen Burnie, MD

Sound: Ben Howard

Costume Design: Allie Gee and Nathaniel Hunt

Lighting Design: Sam Franks

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Allie Gee

started dancing at the age of 3 at Spotlight Studio of Dance under the direction of Wyndee Hughson-McGovern. Ms. Gee traveled the competition circuit and gained many titles over the years. During her senior year in high school, Allie won the prestigious title and scholarship, Miss Dance of the United States 2010 . After graduation, Allie received a merit scholarship to The Boston Conservatory. She performed works by Jose Limon, Trey McIntyre, Twyla Tharp, among many others. Allie graduated Summa Cum Laude in May 2014.

 

After moving to NYC post graduation, she has danced with Ballet Inc., Steps Repertory Ensemble, Art Deconstructed, XAOC Contemporary Ballet, and the Tania Perez-Salas Compania de Danza. 

 

Her choreography has won multiple choreographic awards at regional and national competitions throughout the East Coast. Additionally, Allie had the opportunity to teach at two colleges in Queretaro, Mexico: the Centro Nacional de Danza Contemporanea and Facultad de Bellas Artes UAQ. 

Allie currently resides in Philadelphia, PA where she continues to pursue dance

performance as well as her modeling career.

 

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For more about Allie Gee, visit her website
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