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 feature VITAL SIGNS created by Sylvie Moquin.
Meghann Michalsky participated in Dancing Monkey’s WE MUST COLLIDE, and Sylvie Moquin participated in Humanoid – A LOVE SUPREME.
Dancing Monkey’s Nathaniel Schmidt is about present his latest musical endeavour called Nobody Say Anything. The group is comprised of Nathaniel with Chris Dadge, Mark, Limacher, and Nate Waters. They play music like you’ve maybe never heard but maybe you have – but not from them.
Thanks to a Small Experiments Grant from CADA (Calgary Arts Development), they were able to put this show together and experiment with new sounds and new ways discovering sounds. It would be great if you could join them at this live concert event in fulfillment of the the grant. There will be beer and a few other special surprises.
June 29th, Festival Hall, 1215 10 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta. Doors open at 7pm.
Poster design by the very cool Gregg Muller.
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 be by creating new works that speak to diverse audiences.
We’re in the Lab… Dancing.
Here is a sample track from Nathaniel Schmidt’s soundtrack to Dancing Monkey Laboratories SATELLITES. Featuring the Kensington Sinfonia, Produced by Donovan Seidle.
Album is available on iTunes now!