Taking place in Engine’s gallery space, 𝗲𝗻 𝗿𝗼𝘂𝘁𝗲 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 França.
During the run of 𝗲𝗻 𝗿𝗼𝘂𝘁𝗲 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: 𝙬𝙝𝙚𝙧𝙚 𝙖𝙢 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 www.flyingundertheradar.world.
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 Nuñez. Music: Mike Esperanza. Website: http://www.baredanceco.com/mike-esperanza
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: https://www.veevabangadance.com
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 “Blaze 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: “Immurement” 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. 𝑰𝒎𝒎𝒖𝒓𝒆𝒎𝒆𝒏𝒕 𝒊𝒔 𝒂 𝒎𝒖𝒍𝒕𝒊𝒎𝒆𝒅𝒊𝒂 𝒑𝒊𝒆𝒄𝒆 𝒆𝒙𝒑𝒍𝒐𝒓𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒄𝒐𝒏𝒇𝒊𝒏𝒆𝒎𝒆𝒏𝒕 𝒐𝒇 𝒎𝒊𝒔𝒔𝒆𝒅 𝒄𝒐𝒏𝒏𝒆𝒄𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏𝒔.
𝑰𝒎𝒎𝒖𝒓𝒆𝒎𝒆𝒏𝒕: 𝑬𝒏𝒕𝒂𝒏𝒈𝒍𝒆𝒅 𝒊𝒏 𝒂 𝒘𝒐𝒓𝒍𝒅 𝒐𝒇 𝒎𝒊𝒓𝒓𝒐𝒓𝒔. 𝑾𝒆 𝒑𝒂𝒔𝒔 𝒐𝒏𝒆 𝒂𝒏𝒐𝒕𝒉𝒆𝒓. 𝑷𝒂𝒓𝒂𝒍𝒍𝒆𝒍. 𝑻𝒘𝒊𝒔𝒕𝒆𝒅. 𝑪𝒐𝒏𝒇𝒊𝒏𝒆𝒅. 𝑨𝒍𝒐𝒏𝒆. 𝑻𝒐𝒈𝒆𝒕𝒉𝒆𝒓.
February 27: en route // LIVE: Veeva Banga. 𝑽𝒆𝒆𝒗𝒂 𝑩𝒂𝒏𝒈𝒂 𝒊𝒔 𝒂 𝑺𝒐𝒖𝒕𝒉 𝑺𝒖𝒅𝒂𝒏𝒆𝒔𝒆 𝒅𝒂𝒏𝒄𝒆𝒓. 𝑺𝒊𝒏𝒄𝒆 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒂𝒈𝒆 𝒐𝒇 𝒕𝒘𝒆𝒍𝒗𝒆 𝒅𝒂𝒏𝒄𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒉𝒊𝒑 𝒉𝒐𝒑 𝒆𝒗𝒆𝒓𝒚 𝑭𝒓𝒊𝒅𝒂𝒚, 𝒔𝒉𝒆 𝒉𝒂𝒔 𝒉𝒐𝒏𝒆𝒅 𝒂 𝒑𝒂𝒔𝒔𝒊𝒐𝒏 𝒇𝒐𝒓 𝒔𝒉𝒂𝒓𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒉𝒆𝒓 𝒄𝒖𝒍𝒕𝒖𝒓𝒂𝒍 𝒅𝒂𝒏𝒄𝒆 𝒘𝒊𝒕𝒉 𝒑𝒆𝒐𝒑𝒍𝒆 𝒍𝒐𝒄𝒂𝒍𝒍𝒚. 𝑺𝒉𝒆 𝒊𝒔 𝒂 𝒕𝒂𝒍𝒆𝒏𝒕𝒆𝒅 𝒅𝒂𝒏𝒄𝒆𝒓 𝒕𝒉𝒂𝒕 𝒉𝒂𝒔 𝒂𝒏 𝒐𝒑𝒑𝒐𝒓𝒕𝒖𝒏𝒊𝒕𝒚 𝒕𝒐 𝒑𝒍𝒂𝒚 𝒘𝒊𝒕𝒉 𝒂 𝒎𝒊𝒙 𝒐𝒇 𝒔𝒕𝒚𝒍𝒆𝒔 𝒊𝒏 𝑨𝒇𝒓𝒐 𝑩𝒆𝒂𝒕 𝒕𝒉𝒂𝒕 𝒄𝒂𝒏 𝒐𝒇𝒇𝒆𝒓 𝒂 𝒅𝒊𝒇𝒇𝒆𝒓𝒆𝒏𝒕 𝒂𝒑𝒑𝒓𝒐𝒂𝒄𝒉 𝒕𝒐 𝒅𝒂𝒏𝒄𝒆 𝒊𝒏 𝑴𝒂𝒊𝒏𝒆. 𝑺𝒉𝒆 𝒉𝒂𝒔 𝒕𝒂𝒖𝒈𝒉𝒕 𝒂𝒕 𝒍𝒐𝒄𝒂𝒍 𝒔𝒕𝒖𝒅𝒊𝒐𝒔 𝒍𝒊𝒌𝒆 𝑯𝒖𝒔𝒕𝒍𝒆 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝑭𝒍𝒐𝒘 𝑺𝒕𝒖𝒅𝒊𝒐, 𝑩𝒓𝒊𝒈𝒉𝒕 𝑺𝒕𝒂𝒓 𝑾𝒐𝒓𝒍𝒅 𝑫𝒂𝒏𝒄𝒆 𝑺𝒕𝒖𝒅𝒊𝒐, 𝑳𝒊𝒗𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝑹𝒐𝒐𝒎 𝑫𝒂𝒏𝒄𝒆 𝑪𝒐𝒍𝒍𝒆𝒄𝒕𝒊𝒗𝒆, 𝑷𝒐𝒓𝒕𝒍𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒀𝒐𝒖𝒕𝒉 𝑫𝒂𝒏𝒄𝒆, 𝑴𝒂𝒚𝒐 𝑺𝒕𝒓𝒆𝒆𝒕 𝑨𝒓𝒕𝒔 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒎𝒂𝒏𝒚 𝒎𝒐𝒓𝒆. For more information about Veeva Banga head to www.veevabangadance.com/about and/or follow @veevabanga