Studio Works Spring 2020 Season
Monday, March 9 - STB x AT (Sean Thomas Boyt & Andy Thierauf, Maddie Rabin, Sarah Cunningham
POSTPONED - COVID-19
Monday, April 13 - Lindsey Huster & Laura Vriend
Monday, May 11 - Keila Cordova
7:00 pm at The Art Room Studio
2329 S. 3rd Street, 2nd Floor
Leah Stein Dance Company is pleased to announce STUDIO WORKS, an ongoing studio performance series featuring local movement-based artists. This platform is an opportunity to see new work bridging dance, visual arts, theatre, and music. Celebrate Philadelphia's performance landscape by gaining a deeper insight into the processes of vastly different makers and thinkers from across our city.
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Studio Works Artists
Since 2018, Leah Stein Dance Company has presented over thirty artists in Studio Works. Scroll below to view the program's current artists and alumni.
Maddie RabinMaddie Rabin is a musician, choreographer, dancer, and performance artist based in Philadelphia. She released her first album Autumn Bound in 2017. It was an ode of sorts to her community in Vermont. She has worked on many musical and choreographic projects since, including her first large-scale production Sprout! A Full-Length Not-A-Ballet, which premiered at the 2019 Philly Fringe Festival. She is currently playing in the band Ruby and working on a second album of newer songs.
STB x ATSean Thomas Boyt and Dr. Andy Thierauf have been cross-disciplinary collaborators for the past seven years, creating work that spans a variety of genres by using dance and percussion as mediums for engaging performance art. Incorporating electronics, improvisation, text, and physical theater, the “dance/perc” duo is constantly experimenting and producing material while refining their practices individually.
Sarah CunninghamSarah Cunningham is recognized as one of the foremost viola da gambists worldwide. She trained at Harvard University, the Longy School of Music, and the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, Holland. She was co-founder, with Monica Huggett, of Trio Sonnerie, with whom she recorded most of the important chamber music for violin and viol, and toured on four continents between 1982 and 1997.
L. Graciella MaiolatesiL. Graciella Maiolatesi (pronouns she/her) is a Queer-Black-Femme and multidisciplinary-artist, currently receiving her M.F.A in Dance from Temple University. She is the recent Artistic Director of Femme Noire Movement Collective (FNMC), which is currently based in Philadelphia, PA. FNMC works to create intersectional movement investigations that liberate and witness Black-Femme bodies and modes of being. FNMCs upcoming work, The(se) Black Experience(s), will premiere in January 2020. The(se) Bl
Thomas ChoinackyThomas Choinacky is an interdisciplinary artist who has been creating new performance work in Philadelphia since 2007. He has been the grantee of 1812 Productions’ Jilline Ringle Solo Performance Program and has been awarded artist residencies at
Kultuuritehas Polymer in Tallinn, Estonia and Elsewhere in Greensboro, NC. He is a
founding member of Applied Mechanics, a radically immersive theater collective.