June 10 | 8 PM
$10 Suggested Donation
201 N. Braddock Ave.
Join PearlDiving Movement Residency Co-Curators Staycee Pearl and Joseph Hall for an in-progress showing from Resident Artist Maree ReMalia. Stay after the showing for refreshments, a dance party DJ'd by Soy Sos and a chance to mix and mingle with the artists!
ABOUT THE WORK
Maree ReMalia (PA) collaborates with lens-based visual artist Gigi Gatewood (NY) and performer Lillian Cho (DC) to create the evening-length, contemporary dance work, A Letter Compiled From All Letters. They work with Pittsburgh-based artists David Bernabo, Susan Kuo, Moriah Ella Mason, and Jil Stifel to merge live performance and video works incorporating movement, sound, and text. Corresponding through letter writing, the artists break the fourth wall to spark meaningful connections with people beyond the artistic team and seek creative antidotes for sharing stories and considering modes of communication in a digital age. More information on our project here:
Be part of the creative process and send us a letter! Instructions here: https://mahiree.files.wordpress.com/2018/05/web-letter-for-letter-submissions2.pdf
ABOUT MAREE REMALIA
Maree ReMalia is a choreographer, performer, and teacher. Born in South Korea, and raised in the Midwest, her work celebrates diversity by welcoming individuals across identities, abilities, and disciplines to discover and express more of themselves and feel acknowledged and valued through movement. merrygogo is her platform for creating collaborative performance works. Her choreography has been commissioned by Gibney Dance DoublePlus Festival under the curation of Bebe Miller and has been presented in the U.S. and abroad at venues such as Dance Place (DC), Kelly Strayhorn Theater (PA), and Daegu International Dance Festival (South Korea). From 2015-2017, she was selected as the Andrew W. Mellon Interdisciplinary Choreographer for Middlebury College Movement Matters Residency. She travels frequently facilitating movement experiences in professional, academic, and community settings. Maree earned her MFA at The Ohio State University and is a certified Gaga instructor. She is currently adjunct faculty at Point Park University and a performer in Lida Winfield’s Imaginary. For more information, please visit Maree's website.
ABOUT PEARLDIVING MOVEMENT RESIDENCY
PearlDiving Movement Residency supports professional artists/choreographers making movement-based work by providing rehearsal space, technical support, mentorship, and a stipend. The dual-track program serves both local and visiting artists and offers time in an environment where research, play, and risk-taking are encouraged in order to create and present new work. Participants are committed to personal and professional development, community engagement, and represent diverse voices in the local and national contemporary dance field.
Photo Credit: Maranie Rae + Kelly Strayhorn Theater
June 10 | 8 PM