The Tumblewreath (2017 - 2018)

Fresh Tracks at New York Live Arts

studio showing, June 2017

performed by Sophie Sotsky, Dorothy Chen,

and Krissy Harris

sound by Ashur Rayis 

structure monster | joy machine (2015 - 2017)

Fresh Tracks at New York Live Arts, January 2017

performed by Sophie Sotsky and Dorothy Chen 

Movement Research at the Judson Church, May 2016

performed by Sophie Sotsky, Greta Hartenstein, Dorothy Chen

and Samantha Sherman

Food for Thought at Danspace Project, January 2016

performed by Greta Hartenstein, Dorothy Chen and Samantha Sherman

curated by Adrienne Rooney

Under Exposed at Dixon Place Theater, September 2015

performed by Sophie Sotsky, Dorothy Chen, Samantha Sherman

and Chafin Seymour

curated by Doug Post

Motor

a duet: dancer and camera (together and separately) explore cyclical momentum propelled by internal motors.

film by Lindsay Keys

performance by Sophie Sotsky

sound by Ashur Rayis 

made in collaboration with Greta Hartenstein and WooJae Chung

this work was made during an Independant Artist Residency at Salem Art Works 

i am an empath

This movement study investigates softness, weight, fatigue, and failure. 

Gibney Dance 

Work Up 1.1

April 2015

performance by Sophie Sotsky

sound by Ashur Rayis

photo by Paula Court, courtesy of Gibney Dance   

albatross (2014)

This movement collage draws on the disparate themes of harmonic oscillation, omens and haunting. 

performed at:

SprINCUBATE at Soundance Studio Theater, May 2014

Center for Performance Research, New Voices in Live Performance, June 2014

Check iT! Dance Festival: A Celebration of Female Choreographers, June 2014

The CURRENT SESSIONS presents: Issue IV, Volume II, at The Wild Project, August 2014

performance by Dorothy Chen, Ben Demarest, Greta Hartenstein, Allison Hurd, Tavish Miller, Samantha Sherman, Sophie Sotsky

sound by Ashur Rayis

video courtesy of Stephen Speliotos

reHATCHED (2013)

Using the circus as a metaphor for the economy of dance, reHATCHED investigates the progressive, 'freakish' nature of virtuosity.

performed by Dorothy Chen, Greta Hartenstein, Nik Owens and Samantha Sherman

performed at:

Soundance Studio Theater, June 2013

NYC10 Dance Initiative at Dixon Place, June 2013

photo by Peter Yesley

and below are...

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Three (early) Works On Effort,

on the ridiculous nature of experimental dance,

on the whole --Tilting-at-Windmills-ness-- of the thing... 

Nostos (2013/2014)

On the heroic/quixotic nature of repetitive action 

performed at:

Soundance Studio Theater

Triskelion Arts (Split Bill)

Movement Research at the Judson Church

performance by Dorothy Chen, Greta Hartenstein, Allison Hurd, Samantha Sherman, Sophie Sotsky

sound by Erik T. Lawson

The Bloodgates (2013)

On the psychotic nature of repetitive action 

performed at:

The Panoply Performance Laboratory (Post-Dance 3x3)

AUNTS: Chain Curation at St. Nick's Alliance

performance by Greta Hartenstein,and Sophie Sotsky

sound by Erik T. Lawson

The Bloodgates

photo by AUNTS

The Hard Way (2012/2013)

On the comedic/tragicomic nature of repetitive action 

performed at:

Movement Research, Open Performance, December 2012

WAXworks at Triskelion Arts, January 2013

The Hard Way at Triskelion Arts, January 2013

photo by Eric Bandiero