what I’m saying is born from the weather

what I’m saying is born from the weather casts a large, all-female ensemble into a charged atmosphere of forecast, totem, token and ritual in which physical and metaphorical weather arises, shifts, and passes.

Developed with performers Jodi Bender, Abby Block, Heidi Brewer, Erin Cairns, Agustina Camara, Erica Hansen, Lindsey Kelley, Stephanie Lazzara, and Gretchen Weber.  Music by Matt Marble with Jim Altieri, M.R. Daniel, Tucker Dulin, Bob Jones.  Lighting by Tricia Toliver, costumes by Anna Lacivita and rehearsal assistance by Donna Costello.

Premiered November 11-13, 2010 at Judson Memorial Church.

what I’m saying is born from the weather was commissioned by the American Music Center Live Music for Dance program.  It was developed in residence at the Baryshnikov Arts Center and Dragon’s Egg.

It was also made possible with support from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, the Movement Research Artist-in-Residence program and by the Leonard and Sophie Davis fund and the Jerome Foundation.

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