An exchange between mica x rose and Jenny at the Peabody Essex Museum for their February School Vacation Week program. They offered workshops on shapeshifting and choreographic design utilizing the theme of belonging as well as performed together activating the Garden Atrium area of the museum.
Hosted in collaboration with the Design Studio for Social Intervention, Stiggity Stackz Worldwide and Comfort Kitchen
The Dance Court and Public Kitchen serve as installations designed to help us reimagine, experiment and realize the ways in which public infrastructures can improve the quality of our lives. We have room to imagine the futures we want to create! Doing this takes experimentation and creativity. To spark this, we invite you to experience the Dance Court and Public Kitchen as “productive fictions" in Mary Hannon Park* in Roxbury, over the course of two consecutive weekends.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21ST, 5-9PM
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22ND, 2-6PM
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23RD, 2-6PM
We're using collaborative storytelling, dance, and movement to prototype a new, reflective form of engagement with East Boston residents on the City Budget.
A new interactive installation active at the Museum of Science. The artwork is a part of an exhibition by MOS called 'Exploring AI: Making the Invisible Visible’, featuring cutting-edge technologies and projects utilizing AI technologies. Masary Studios trained a neural network on footage of over 3 million images of Boston-area dancers. The artwork generates images similar to its training data from input it has never seen before — 𝘆𝗼𝘂.
BELONGING is a grantee of Live Arts Boston 2022. Through movement, drawing, and discussion, BELONGING will be an experiential performance workshop series that will creatively engage audiences in the questions: “What does it mean to Belong to a person, to place, to yourself?
The Bates Dance Festival brings together an international community of choreographers, performers, educators & students in a cooperative community to study, perform & create new work. Jenny will be teaching a daily 2.5hr Horton-based modern dance and creative process class at this year's festival.
Bates Dance Festival
Sparked by the struggles of indigenous people at Standing Rock and the struggle for clean water in Flint, Michigan, this project uses movement, light, and sculptural elements to create a visceral experience of empathy and hope.
2019 - 2021
Jenny founded Connections Dance Theater in 2016. CDT is a project based performance collective whose mission is to create visceral contemporary dance works that provoke conversation and personal reflection.