a dance concerning itself with history and memory (2013)

A dance that attempts to understand the ways we collect, archive and curate the past, then embraces the chaos that follows from unnaming/disorganizing, and recontextualizing history and memory.

Both the 20 min and Full Length Versions are included below

Choreography: Rebecca Pappas

Original Cast: Genevieve Carson, Jesse Saler

Original Score: Christopher Danforth

Photos: Sara Ahmad

a dance concerning itself…, Motion Pacific, Santa Cruz, CA

Alexx Makes Dances/Pappas and Dancers, Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica, CA

Gertrude Pearlman Theater Presents Pappas and Dancers, Gertrude Pearlman Theater, Punta Banda, Mexico 

Santa Cruz Fringe Festival, Santa Cruz, CA 

New Shoes, Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica, CA

Risk/Reward Festival, Actor’s Repertory Theater, Portland, OR

Studio Series Spring 2012, REDCAT, Los Angeles, CA   

Cal Poly Faculty Concert, Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, CA

Body Stories, Craftswoman House, Pasadena, CA

Dragon’s Egg Presents 2011, Construction Company, New York, NY

Dragon’s Egg Presents 2010, Construction Company, New York, NY 

Work in Progress Showing, Pieterpasd, Los Angeles, CA

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20 min version 

Full Work