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We Begin.

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 […]

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There’s a Monkey on the Radio.

In September, Melissa Tuplin – Monkey and (S)cientist – was in Montreal and sat down with Dirty Feet Podcast to talk about Dancing Monkey Laboratories and her deep love for Calgary artists and organizations. Have a listen: http://www.nomoreradio.com/dirtyfeet/156/ Dirty Feet is a weekly podcast on the topic of dance and movement based performing arts.

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SATELLITES – Oct. 2013.

Dancing Monkey Laboratories is pleased to be able to share with you our production of SATELLITES that was produced at the Big Secret Theatre in Calgary, Alberta. October 2013. We are continuing to develop our mission to allow our original works to exist in multiple media and we are learning the how’s and what’s along […]

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LO-FI ACTING – Initial thoughts (the research continues)

LO-FI Acting and the Search for a Relevant Aesthetic By Mike Czuba For Dancing Monkey Laboratories Lo-fi (adjectival form “low-fidelity”) describes a sound recording which contains technical flaws that make the recording sound different compared with the live sound being recorded, such as distortion, hum, background noise, or limited frequency response.[1] “So we come to the question of the Actor as […]

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NATHANIEL SCHMIDT (featuring the Kensington Sinfonia) – SATELLITES – Music from the live theatrical event.

Dancing Monkey is excited to be able to share with you the music of SATELLITES. Composed by (S)cientist Nathaniel Schmidt, this album is the first of what we hope will be many future releases of his work and soundtracks to our experiments. Here’s a sample: PROLOGUE Album Cover design by Jarett Sitter (jaretts.com) “My intention […]

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