Performance series “en route” slated

Taking place in Engine’s gallery space, 𝗲𝗻 π—Ώπ—Όπ˜‚π˜π—² is a walk up dance installation to be seen safely from the sidewalk that will showcase both film and live performances every Friday throughout the months of January and February. This series is generously curated and produced by dance artist Jacqui De FranΓ§a.

During the run of 𝗲𝗻 π—Ώπ—Όπ˜‚π˜π—² there will also be unannounced moments of process. Dance artists will be occupying the space to rehearse, create, and groove.


January 1 from 5:30-7:30pm: en route // one: HERE NOR THERE, a dance film by subcircle. subcircle is a Philadelphia-based company with an artist residency and retreat center here in Biddeford, Maine. Subcircle’s work transforms theatrical and site-specific spaces, merging dance, sound, set design, lighting, and film. Click for more info.

January 8 from 5:30-7:30pm: en route // two: π™¬π™π™šπ™§π™š 𝙖𝙒 𝙄, a film by NYC-based company Flying Under The Radar (2015) directed by Marlon Taylor-Wiles and co-choreographed by Marlon Taylor-Wiles, Maleek Washington, Jacqui DeFranca, and Zui Gomez. See more at

January 15 from 5:30-7:30pm: en route // three: Bench Impression Directed, choreographed, and edited by Hannah Haines @hannahthaines on Instagram. Dancer: Kailey McLaughlin @kfmclaughlin. Music: Annierose Kligbeil. Inspired by Virgina Woolf’s essay Street Haunting, a dancer moves through their world tethered to their present by a little wooden bench.

January 22 from 5:30-7:30pm: en route // four: Ready. Set. Fly. Choreography, cinematography, and editing by Mike Esperanza. Dancers: Erin Love and Marc NuΓ±ez. Music: Mike Esperanza. Website:

January 29: from 5:30-7:30pm: en route // five: Veeva Banga Bi Landa Landa. Choreography and dancing by Veeva Banga. Music: Bi Landa Landa by BM ft. Robinio Mundibu. Videographer: Tadin Brown. Website:

February 5 – 13: en route/ / LIVE: BLAZE by Scott McPheeters. BLAZE is an installation and performance project that promotes a more reciprocal relationship with our more-than-human neighbors and investigates β€œBlaze Orange” as a contradictory indicator of violence, safety, otherness, and assimilation.

BLAZE Dance Film will be projected and looped every 10 minutes each evening from 5:00pm – 8:00pm.
Live Store-Front Performances will take place Feb. 10 – 13 at 5:30pm and 6:00pm.
Preview the dance film

Live Performers: Scott McPheeters and Jacqui DeFrança
Dance Film Performers: Scott McPheeters, Jacqui DeFrança, Hannah Wasielewski, and Kristen Stake
Videographer: Carmine Grimaldi
Sound Score + Film Editing: Scott McPheeters

February 17 – 19: en route // LIVE: β€œImmurement” by Hannah Haines and Emily Gunter. Artists Hannah Haines and Emily Gunter. Live curbside performances running 2/17 – 2/19 at 5:30pm and at 6:00pm. π‘°π’Žπ’Žπ’–π’“π’†π’Žπ’†π’π’• π’Šπ’” 𝒂 π’Žπ’–π’π’•π’Šπ’Žπ’†π’…π’Šπ’‚ π’‘π’Šπ’†π’„π’† π’†π’™π’‘π’π’π’“π’Šπ’π’ˆ 𝒕𝒉𝒆 π’„π’π’π’‡π’Šπ’π’†π’Žπ’†π’π’• 𝒐𝒇 π’Žπ’Šπ’”π’”π’†π’… π’„π’π’π’π’†π’„π’•π’Šπ’π’π’”.
π‘°π’Žπ’Žπ’–π’“π’†π’Žπ’†π’π’•: π‘¬π’π’•π’‚π’π’ˆπ’π’†π’… π’Šπ’ 𝒂 π’˜π’π’“π’π’… 𝒐𝒇 π’Žπ’Šπ’“π’“π’π’“π’”. 𝑾𝒆 𝒑𝒂𝒔𝒔 𝒐𝒏𝒆 𝒂𝒏𝒐𝒕𝒉𝒆𝒓. 𝑷𝒂𝒓𝒂𝒍𝒍𝒆𝒍. π‘»π’˜π’Šπ’”π’•π’†π’…. π‘ͺπ’π’π’‡π’Šπ’π’†π’…. 𝑨𝒍𝒐𝒏𝒆. π‘»π’π’ˆπ’†π’•π’‰π’†π’“.

February 27: en route // LIVE: Veeva Banga. 𝑽𝒆𝒆𝒗𝒂 π‘©π’‚π’π’ˆπ’‚ π’Šπ’” 𝒂 𝑺𝒐𝒖𝒕𝒉 𝑺𝒖𝒅𝒂𝒏𝒆𝒔𝒆 𝒅𝒂𝒏𝒄𝒆𝒓. π‘Ίπ’Šπ’π’„π’† 𝒕𝒉𝒆 π’‚π’ˆπ’† 𝒐𝒇 π’•π’˜π’†π’π’—π’† π’…π’‚π’π’„π’Šπ’π’ˆ π’‰π’Šπ’‘ 𝒉𝒐𝒑 π’†π’—π’†π’“π’š π‘­π’“π’Šπ’…π’‚π’š, 𝒔𝒉𝒆 𝒉𝒂𝒔 𝒉𝒐𝒏𝒆𝒅 𝒂 π’‘π’‚π’”π’”π’Šπ’π’ 𝒇𝒐𝒓 π’”π’‰π’‚π’“π’Šπ’π’ˆ 𝒉𝒆𝒓 𝒄𝒖𝒍𝒕𝒖𝒓𝒂𝒍 𝒅𝒂𝒏𝒄𝒆 π’˜π’Šπ’•π’‰ 𝒑𝒆𝒐𝒑𝒍𝒆 π’π’π’„π’‚π’π’π’š. 𝑺𝒉𝒆 π’Šπ’” 𝒂 𝒕𝒂𝒍𝒆𝒏𝒕𝒆𝒅 𝒅𝒂𝒏𝒄𝒆𝒓 𝒕𝒉𝒂𝒕 𝒉𝒂𝒔 𝒂𝒏 π’π’‘π’‘π’π’“π’•π’–π’π’Šπ’•π’š 𝒕𝒐 π’‘π’π’‚π’š π’˜π’Šπ’•π’‰ 𝒂 π’Žπ’Šπ’™ 𝒐𝒇 π’”π’•π’šπ’π’†π’” π’Šπ’ 𝑨𝒇𝒓𝒐 𝑩𝒆𝒂𝒕 𝒕𝒉𝒂𝒕 𝒄𝒂𝒏 𝒐𝒇𝒇𝒆𝒓 𝒂 π’…π’Šπ’‡π’‡π’†π’“π’†π’π’• 𝒂𝒑𝒑𝒓𝒐𝒂𝒄𝒉 𝒕𝒐 𝒅𝒂𝒏𝒄𝒆 π’Šπ’ π‘΄π’‚π’Šπ’π’†. 𝑺𝒉𝒆 𝒉𝒂𝒔 π’•π’‚π’–π’ˆπ’‰π’• 𝒂𝒕 𝒍𝒐𝒄𝒂𝒍 π’”π’•π’–π’…π’Šπ’π’” π’π’Šπ’Œπ’† 𝑯𝒖𝒔𝒕𝒍𝒆 𝒂𝒏𝒅 π‘­π’π’π’˜ π‘Ίπ’•π’–π’…π’Šπ’, π‘©π’“π’Šπ’ˆπ’‰π’• 𝑺𝒕𝒂𝒓 𝑾𝒐𝒓𝒍𝒅 𝑫𝒂𝒏𝒄𝒆 π‘Ίπ’•π’–π’…π’Šπ’, π‘³π’Šπ’—π’Šπ’π’ˆ π‘Ήπ’π’π’Ž 𝑫𝒂𝒏𝒄𝒆 π‘ͺπ’π’π’π’†π’„π’•π’Šπ’—π’†, 𝑷𝒐𝒓𝒕𝒍𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒀𝒐𝒖𝒕𝒉 𝑫𝒂𝒏𝒄𝒆, π‘΄π’‚π’šπ’ 𝑺𝒕𝒓𝒆𝒆𝒕 𝑨𝒓𝒕𝒔 𝒂𝒏𝒅 π’Žπ’‚π’π’š π’Žπ’π’“π’†. For more information about Veeva Banga head to and/or follow @veevabanga