Michele Brangwen Dance Ensemble Contemporary Dance to Live Original Music

ABOUT US  ARTISTS  PERFORMANCE INFO  MAILING LIST CONTACT   WORD!  PERFORMANCE ARCHIVE  CONTRIBUTECLASSES    

 

FOLLOW ON FACEBOOK

FOLLOW US ON TWITTER

 

HOUSTON PRESS: TOP 10 CHOREOGRAPHERS OF 2014

 

 

 


 

 

 

 


ARTCAST Season 2
An Internet Television Series, Sunday nights at 8 p.m. E.T.
YOUTUBE.COM/BRANGWENDANCE

Episodes are also available for viewing any time following each broadcast
on YouTube.com/brangwendance. More info at www.brangwendance.org

 

November 9
EPISODE 1: IN AND OUT OF THE SHADOWS

A new film with choreography by Michele Brangwen & music by
Grammy-nominated composer Tim Hagans, inspired by John Cassavetes’
film SHADOWS. Guest artist Joe Hertenstein on drums joins MBDE
dancers and musicians. Lighting Design by Kris Phelps.
Houston

Read Michele Brangwen's post on "The Lelias" on our new
ARTCAST Season 2 Blog

 

November 16
EPISODE 2:
NO STANDING IN ST. PETERSBURG PART 2: ASTORIA

Award-winning filmmaker Peter Josyph premieres ASTORIA, part 2 of his serial
film NO STANDING IN ST. PETERSBURG. Part 1 premiered on ARTCAST Season 1.
The Russians are back! ASTORIA stars Anna Istomina & Raymond Todd. New York

Read Michele Brangwen's post on "The Russians Are Back " on our new
ARTCAST Season 2 Blog

 



November 23
EPISODE 3: QUANTUM BASS

The Michele Brangwen Dance Ensemble transforms the Quantum
Bass Center’s studios into an intimate performance environment. Featuring
Lindsey McGill, Thomas Helton and Seth Paynter. Co-presented by the
Houston Composers Salon.
Houston

Read Michele Brangwen's essay "Still Dancers Displaying Their Exquisite Shapes" on our
ARTCAST Season 2 Blog

 


 

November 30
EPISODE 4: RAIN GIRL

A new film with choreography and text by Michele Brangwen and music
by Tim Hagans. Inspired by Hemingway’s “Big Two-Hearted River”
tributing the resilience of the human spirit. Featuring dancer
Robin Gilbert. Narration by
Cristian Laverde Koenig New York

Read Michele Brangwen's essay Hemingway & Rain Girl
on
ARTCAST Season 2 blog



 

December 7
EPISODE 5:
NO STANDING IN ST. PETERSBURG PART 3:
FILM AT THE TOP

Part 3 of Peter Josyph’s serial film NO STANDING IN ST. PETERSBURG.
An actress, played by Elena A. Shadrina, tries to comprehend her enigmatic
director, played by Kevin Larkin. New York

Read Michele Brangwen's essay "Film at the Top: The Feminist Take" on
ARTCAST Season 2 Blog




December 14
EPISODE 6: QUANTUM BASS PART 2

Featuring SQUEAKY DREAM, conceived by Lindsey McGill and
performed by Roberta Cortes, Michele Brangwen, Seth Paynter &
Thomas Helton, followed by a duet by Roberta Cortes & Seth Paynter.

Co-presented by the Houston Composers Salon. Houston

Read Michele Brangwen's essay on improvisation "Choices Informed By Everything Up To That Moment" on our ARTCAST Season 2 blog.


December 21
EPISODE 7: SITATUNGA

A new work from composer Mark Masters that tributes the wild and
innovative spirit of legendary saxophonist Dewey Redman. Performed by the
Mark Masters Jazz Ensemble featuring Kirsten Edkins. Presented by the
American Jazz Institute.
Los Angeles


December 28
EPISODE 8: VANCOUVER

A new documentary short by filmmaker Yunuen Perez Vertti
about West Coast Women Artists, a collective of visual artists who
incorporate indigenous art within a contemporary context.
Vancouver


ARTCAST Season 2, Sundays at 8 p.m. ET on youtube.com/brangwendance
More info at brangwendance.org Join us on facebook.com/brangwendance
and twitter @brangwendance or #ARTCAST.

ARTCAST is funded in part by grants from the Cullen Trust for the Performing Arts, the City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance, and NYSCA-subsidized rehearsal space at the Mark Morris Dance Center.

And by ARTCAST Episode Sponsors:
Joyce Freeman;
Rufus & Doris Reid
Quantum Bass Center, Houston


Vancouver Photo by Arlene Bowman

 

ARTCAST Season 1:
The Michele Brangwen Dance Ensemble's Internet Television Series

Episode 1: No Standing Any Time

ARTCAST takes you to Houston for the live performance premiere of No Standing Any Time with choreography by Michele Brangwen and music by 3 time Grammy-nominated composer & trumpeter Tim Hagans. The setting of No Standing Any Time is the world we experience when we awaken between dreams. The subtle sounds and feelings of that space resonate deeply, and challenge us to live wholly in the present.


Episode 2: New Yorkers New Yorking

Award-winning filmmaker Peter Josyph and Michele Brangwen premiere new shorts
created in and about New York City, including Columbus Circle where live trumpet and
dance descend on Broadway.


Episode 3: Invitation

A live performance of Invitation from Houston, with a mystical score by Seth Paynter for
saxophone, Burma bells, woodblock, snaps and gong. The work invites us to unite – both poetically within our own selves – and with each other.



Episode 4:
No Standing In St. Petersburg Part 1:
St. Petersburg


ARTCAST premieres Part 1 of Peter Josyph’s serial film No Standing In St. Petersburg. Starring Elena A. Shadrina, Anna Istomina and Raymond Todd

 

ARTCAST is funded in part by a grant from the City of Houston’s City’s Initiative Program through the
Houston Arts Alliance, and by the Cullen Trust for the Performing Arts,
KUHF Radio, & NYSCA-subsidized rehearsal space at the the Mark Morris Dance Center &
the Baryshnikov Arts Center; and by episode sponsors Joyce Freeman, Rufus & Doris Reid, & Justine Simoni.

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

 

All images on this web site are copyright of the Michele Brangwen Dance Ensemble. Dupication without permission is prohibited.

MIchele Brangwen Dance Ensemble]

646.669.7950/info@brangwendance.org

P.O. Box 130903, Houston TX, 77219