The Monkey’s very own Nathaniel Schmidt and his collaborator David Burnett have been nominated for TWO Western Canadian Music awards! Instrumental Artist of the Year for our album “Oh Thank God You’re Here” which was the soundtrack for our Night Play Karl Nimeni is not Dead – I Killed Karl NImeni And Visual Media Composer […]Read More NOMINATIONS!
Dancing Monkey Laboratories is thrilled to be able to promote the haunting and beautiful music from our last production of Karl Nimeni is Not Dead – I Killed Karl Nimeni by long-time collaborators Nathaniel Schmidt and David Burnett, otherwise known as SIGNS & LETTERS. Oh Thank God You’re Here scores the surrealist and cerebral live performance […]Read More “Oh Thank God You’re Here” – Sounds for KARL NIMENI
This new music will debut as part of Meghann Michalsky‘s new choreography, REAWAKEN, that will premiere at Springboard Performance’s FLUID FEST on October 26th and 27th, 2018. Composed by David Burnett and Nathaniel Schmidt Engineered by Warren Tse Produced by Warren Tse and Donovan Seidle Donovan Seidle – First Violin Laura Red – Second Violin […]Read More REAWAKEN – New Music by Nathaniel Schmidt and David Burnett
Musician, composer and Dancing Monkey, Nathaniel Schmidt, has been working with Project InTandem, creating the score to RESIDUE created by Meghann Michalsky & Matt Hall. Project InTandem is a double-bill dance theatre production – the performances will take place at the Pumphouse Theatre in Calgary from November 9 to November 11. Along with RESIDUE, the event will […]Read More New Music from Nathaniel Schmidt
The latest instalment of *PAGE ONE: Actor Tristan D. Lalla reading p.39 of REPRISE by Mike Czuba. **Page One is a video initiative by Dancing Monkey Laboratories to connect with actors, dancers, designers, and anyone else really, to read the first page of one of Mike Czuba’s plays (*or – a page from anywhere in […]Read More New – *PAGE ONE – REPRISE
Dancing Monkey Laboratories’ short film THE VOID was selected to take part in the 5th annual Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film festival in New York, this May – Monday the 29th, as part of the “Trippy and Experimental” section. THE VOID is a short film based on Dancing Monkey’s new, in progress performance work […]Read More THE VOID – In New York
During our residency at Theatre Junction in Calgary for their TJLAB sessions we invited filmmaker Kevin Dong to join us in the space and capture some moments of the Monkeys at work. #webeginwithanemptystudio is a short documentary to introduce ourselves at Dancing Monkey Laboratories. We are interested in researching, exploring, discovering and deconstructing what performance can […]Read More We Begin.