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!
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
On April 11th. Dancing Monkey had a little get together at Village Brewery’s Tap Room to celebrate the past 5 years of work and to bring together many of the artists we’ve had the honour of working with. Before the pics, here’s a list of those artists: Larry Lamont, Laura Allen, Steven Evanik, Jason Galeos, […]Read More The Un-Birthday
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
(IN) VISIBLE COLLISIONS is a short film – or a photo-collage – based on Dancing Monkey’s workshop of WE MUST COLLIDE. This work is created to allow the production to have a life past the stage and into new mediums. WE MUST COLLIDE is a high energy, kinetic, interdisciplinary piece exploring the violence of stillness […]Read More (IN) VISIBLE COLLISIONS – A New Short Film
Click here to see pictures from the WE MUST COLLIDE workshop process.Read More Show pictures – WE MUST COLLIDE
Check out the first review of our new work WE MUST COLLIDE. http://springboardperformance.com/blog/f-is-for-first-day-of-the-fluid-festival http://springboardperformance.com/blog/containr-in-sunnyside-an-afternoon-with-fluid-festival-by-tamara-lee “It was the whole compare and contrast element that really underscored my enjoyment of “We Must Collide”. Exploring the idea of collision and connection, love and desire, at the foot of an altar. Dancing Monkey Laboratories continue the work with their “structural […]Read More A review – A reaction – WE MUST COLLIDE