nicole disson

Entelechy l & ll ...Ariana Delawari's album release

screenings to date:

  • Cleveland International Film Festival
  • Brooklyn Short Film Festival
  • Boston International Film Festival
  • Deep Focus: Women in Film: Ireland
  • Tokyo LIft-Off Online Film Festival
  • Milan Online Film Festival

entelechy                                                                                             def: the realization of potential

"Musician, filmmaker, and activist Ariana Delawari has announced the forthcoming release of her double album Entelechy I & II due out August 12"                                                                

Entelechy I was produced by Butchy Fuego and Entelechy II is the same collection of tracks presented as acoustic and unproduced featuring Salar Nader - a fellow Afghan-American and a famed virtuoso of the tabla.

i'm excited to announce that the short film i choreographed which accompanies Entelechy, will premiere in the next few months! it's already hit the festival circuit, screening all over the world, the responses have been very positive and heartfelt. the debut of the film will coincide with the release of Ariana Delawari's double album. Thank you to the amazing Nicole Disson for bringing me on board. 

you can listen to the first single from the album here or take a peek at the film's trailer!

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ENTELECHY...premiere and film festivals

Collaboration is key and one of my FAVORITE aspects of creating work. 

I'm thrilled that the short film I choreographed for Ariana Delawari, ENTELECHY, will be screening at three festivals this spring: cleveland international film festivalboston international film festival, and deep focus: women in film, a new festival in Ireland. 

ENTELECHY is a haunting experimental, docu-musical about global warming and changing the dream. A woman is guided by a dream therapist onto a shamanic journey through the inner and outer worlds of being. Within the dream state she works to shift her dream to a vision of love, and in doing so succeeds in shifting the universal dream as well.

With an original soundtrack by Delawari and Butchy Fuego, from their yet to be released album, the film features Ariana Delawari, Daniel Blinkoff, Bo Foxworth, Lita Albuquerque, Austin Westbay and Lila Danscecs with cinematography by BΓ©rΓ©nice Eveno and editing by Mariana Blanco.  A big thank you to producer Nicole Disson for bringing me on board,

Angeline Woo...hysterica @ the series

ohhh...the series was a mad crush of creativity! thank you Nicole Disson and ACE Hotel for dreaming up this amazing evening. here is a collage of images from the night, captured by the amazing photographer Angeline Woo

ty wells + baden silva | photo: Angeline Woo

ty wells + baden silva | photo: Angeline Woo

ty wells + toi'ya leatherwood | photo: Angeline Woo

ty wells + toi'ya leatherwood | photo: Angeline Woo

hannah odgers | photo: Angeline Woo

hannah odgers | photo: Angeline Woo

jess steidler | photo: Angeline Woo

jess steidler | photo: Angeline Woo

sebastian mazur | photo: Angeline Woo

sebastian mazur | photo: Angeline Woo

nicole disson + austin westbay | photo: Angeline Woo

nicole disson + austin westbay | photo: Angeline Woo

ACE Hotel...the series - may 30th

hysterica dance co. will perform may 30

 upstairs @ the ACE Hotel as part of the series

"sylvia" in performance

"sylvia" in performance

Austin Westbay

Austin Westbay

Nicole Disson

Nicole Disson

entelechy

 

i'm very excited to have collaborated with ariana delawari on her beautiful film, "Entelechy". i'll keep you posted on upcoming festival and screening news. big thanks to my dancers, nicole disson, and our incredible DP berenice eveno

www.facebook.com/entelechyfilm

https://twitter.com/EntelechyFilm

ariana delawari - the ultimate collaborator

"Art is an investigation" - Twyla Tharp

"The creative process is a process of surrender, not control" - Julia Cameron

just wrapped production on ariana delawari's upcoming short entelechyariana led the way with grace, spirit and above all bravery. she gave us the freedom to discover real beauty in the moment. i'm so grateful to all of the dancers for their open hearts and unrelenting passion.

http://arianadelawari.com

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our playground

our playground

the dancers

the dancers

nicole + kitty

nicole + kitty

ariana delawari

ariana delawari

austin westbay

austin westbay

sebastian mazur

sebastian mazur

ty wells

ty wells

kristina desjardins

kristina desjardins

paola gamache

paola gamache

naomi pacheco

annick chung

annick chung

baden silva

baden silva

jessica hiestand

jessica hiestand

lydia purves-ware

lydia purves-ware

hannah odgers

hannah odgers

talitha thurston

talitha thurston

jess steidler

jess steidler

kitty mcnamee = creative director

 

new direction

kitty mcnamee = creative director

I'm excited to be expanding my creative enterprises!

New creative direction projects include
Hello Kitty's 40th Birthday Party for FLUX at The Line Hotel and Henry Wolfe's recent California tour culminating in EP release performance 11/11 at Bootleg.

Me and my FAB assistant Julie @ Hello Kitty.
Read more details on My Blog

Henry Wolfe's EP release and performance @ Bootleg

Marlon Pelayo and Emilie Livingston killing it in a poolside performance @ Hello Kitty

Hello Kitty...kitty

I had an amazing time working with Nicole Disson as creative director for Hello Kitty's 40th Birthday Party at The Line Hotel!   So happy that Flux was into adding LA dance to the mix!

it was a friendly, fun and supercute event. We ❀️ Hello Kitty!

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Special thanks to all the amazing talent who helped breathe extra magic into the night:

Marlon Pelayo, Emilie Livingston, Arody Trujillo, Andy Acosta, JM Rodriguez and Zoe Aja Moore

Hip Hop Trio choreography by Arody Trujillo

Trio wardrobe styled by Anthony Garza

Voguing by Derrell Bullock

+ the amazing Future Eyes by Brent Paul Pearson

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kitty

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