current projects and upcoming performances:
excited to announce new dance film in-progress, supported by a grant from the MN State Arts Board. filming began in early summer at Savanna Moon Wildlife Sanctuary, featuring dancers Emily Craver and Brianna Rae Johnson, with a forthcoming soundscore by JP Jenkins.
recent projects and performances:
Friday, May 5 7-10pm
Flyway Dance will make an appearance at the First Look Preview Party, in tandem with sculpture by Liz Sexton and music by woolen lover and DJ Rumpshaker
Artist Residency at Kultur Räume, Berlin
April 16-19, 2023
September - February, 2023: performing with Rosy Simas Danse's she who lives on the road to war @ Weisman Art Museum and All My Relations Arts, Minneapolis
February 16-18, 2023: Dancescape 2023
featuring original choreography and design by students, faculty and guest artists
@ Winona State University
September 30, 2022: performing artist for First Look Preview Party [Water Stories: New Work by Anne Labovitz]
Minnesota Marine Art Museum, Winona/Keoxa, Dakota Land
September 10, 2022: performance for We Are Water Community Painting Project CELEBRATION at Prairie Island Campground
FREE for youth & adults
May 8, 2022: Flyway Dance's debut duet Fault Lines, choreographed by Erin Drummond and performed by Courtney Armani & Brianna Johnson at St. Olaf Alumni Concert.
May 5-7, 2022: guest artist in Body Watani's TERRANEA: hakawati of the sea, directed by Leila Awadallah. ARENA DANCES' Candy Box Festival @ Southern Theater, Minneapolis
March 26, 2022: Flyway Dance premieres at Winona Art Center, in a shared evening with woolen lover. Featuring new duet Fault Lines, exploring volatility in personal relationships; and a 22-minute improvisational set with guests woolen lover and Nicola Bullock (Berlin).
March 18-22, 2022: New choreography, Fragments unknown, presented at American College Dance Association Regional Conference at UW-Milwaukee.
Oct 10, 2021: premiere of Loon, a solo project created with the support of a grant through the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council
Aug 13, 2021: collaboration with Mai'a Williams for "migration," a performance featured as part of SHIFT: a performance salon, curated by Sharon Mansur.
an evening of music and words physicalizing questions about belonging and flight.
6pm @ Dine Out Downtown, Winona/Keoxa, Dakota Land.
Jun 15, 2019: Performer with WEave:HERE by Rosy Simas Danse at Northern Spark Festival
2018 mic drp (dancer/chor.), Shindig: an evening of groove and exchange, A-Mill Artist Lofts, MN
2017 title of the unborn (dancer/co-chor.), with Coco Karol, New Masculinities Festival, NYC
2017 MOTHER (Dancer), chor. Coco Karol, music video for Amanda Palmer/Jherek Bischoff
2017 DESTROY// (Dancer), chor. Leyya Mona Tawil, The Soap Factory, MN
2017 000ra (Dancer/co-chor.), with Holo Lue Choy, Fresh Oysters Performance Research, MN
2017 Ephemeral Lifetimes (Dancer), chor. Robin Stiehm, Southern Theater, MN
2017 Sacred Whore (Dancer/chor.), ARENA Dances: Candy Box, Southern Theater, MN