past performances

EVENING LENGTH PERFORMANCES

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FOR WHICH IT STANDS // Center for Performance Research

An evening length political performance that explores today’s polarizing atmosphere of off-the-rail soliloquies, SNL-bait one-liners, and Twitterized policy-making.

Consisting of 9 episodic dances that seamlessly blend humor and reality, this work uses themes ripped from the headlines to satirize the Trump Administration and invites audiences to confront the contradictions of modern political discourse, tear down the walls that divide our country, and reject the normalization of nonsense.

 

city stories // Center for performance research

An evening length performance based on the exploration of human behavior in downtown Manhattan. Choreographer Ashley McQueen and dancers share the New York experience through a new lens, presenting three premiere works: "In Transit," "Messy Humans," and "Wall Street." 

Village Voice "Voice Choices" 

 

smashworks social // Wall street

A site-specific fundraiser hosted in the heart of downtown Manhattan. Set in two large windows overlooking Wall Street, McQueen’s Wide Open Claustrophobia examines the magnificence of New York City and the anonymity of skyscraper apartment living. 

 

 

DRENCHED // SATORI, AN ARTIST SPACE

Set around multiple pools, "Drenched" immerses the audience in a captivating performance of dance and water uniquely blended! Focused on the reflective and transformative qualities of water, dancers submerge themselves in pools of liquid brilliance, converting technical contemporary dance into an unparalleled expression of thought. Choreography by Ashley McQueen, presented by ANNONYArts. March 19-21, April 3-4, 2015.

 

laune // Laumeier sculpture park

Site-specific performance on rideable lawnmowers as part of the Kranzberg Exhibition. Choreography by Ashley McQueen with original music composed by Jesse & Alan Schilling. Final performance culminated in a film installation by Zlatko Cosic. October 4, 2014 11:00am and 1:00pm.

St. Louis Magazine Top 10 Things In October

Laumeier Sculpture Park 

 

variations on exchange // Satori, an artist space

An evening length performance featuring 6 premiere works, choreography by Ashley McQueen. Presented by ANNONYArts. April 3-5, 18-19, 2014.

Review, "Bodies Never Lie"

 

 

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LINKED // ARTS ON SITE

A split bill produced by Smashworks Dance and Spaces of Fontana, hosted at Arts On Site.

March 24 & 26, 2017

 

 

 

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smashworks film festival // ARTS ON SITE

A curated dance film festival benefiting Planned Parenthood. 

May 26, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

festivals

PLATFORM // NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT MUSEUM

New York City Transit Museum // 199 Schermerhorn, Brooklyn, ny

"In Transit," October 2017

footprints modern dance FESTIVAL // marjorie s. deane little theatre

Marjorie S. Deane Little Theatre, West Side YMCA // 10 W 64th St, New York, NY

"In Transit," May 2017

on 1 condition: dixon place

Dixon Place // New York, NY

March + October 2017

Westfest dance - all over westbeth // westbeth artists community

Westbeth Artists Community  // 53 Bethune St., New York, NY

"Revamped," April 2017

endgame // center stage theatre

Center Stage Theatre // Santa Barbara, CA

"Messy Humans" + "Plunge the Swamp"

dance astoria festival // bohemian hall and beer garden

Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden  // 2919 24th Ave, Astoria, NY

"Broland," May 2016

sans limites dance winter concert // Connelly theater

Connelly Theater // 220 E 4th Street, New York, NY

"Broland," December 2016

tiny dance festival // the brick

The Brick // 575 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY

"Broland," September 2015

amalgamate Artist series // bridge for dance

Bridge for Dance // 2726 Broadway, New York, NY

"Unbounded," April 2016

He For She Arts Week NYC // The Yard: Space to work

The Yard: Space To Work // 106 W 32nd St, New York, NY

"Broland," March 2016