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.
Next up in the Laboratory: Dancing Monkey has been invited to participate in Theatre Junction’s Lab sessions. A week long residency of exploration and continued workshopping of our original interdisciplinary dance piece WE MUST COLLIDE. From January 18th to the 22nd 2016 with a public outcome on Friday the 22nd at 8pm – then drinks…. Featuring: Melissa Tuplin, […]Read More Collisions in the TJ lab.
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.Read More There’s a Monkey on the Radio.
(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