Clove Galilee is an experimental theater artist and choreographer.
Past works have been dance re-imaginings of existing plays such
as "Wickets," based on Maria Irene Fornes' "Fefu and Her Friends."
She is interested in the place that theater and dance intersect,
where movement overtakes language. Her choreography has been
seen in New York at PS 122, HERE Center for the Arts, The Joseph
Papp Public Theater, The Performing Garage, Dixon Place, WOW
Café, and P.S. 1 Center for Contemporary Arts. Clove
has also performed in numerous productions in New York.
Performance credits include: The Tempest at the Delacorte in Central Park, Lear, The B. Beaver
Animation, and An Epidog with Mabou Mines, and Clifford Odets, an independent film by Lizzie Borden. She received artist-in-residency fellowships at UC Santa Cruz and Mabou Mines'/SUITE for her adaptation of Mabou Mines' The Red Horse Animation which toured the Rio Cena Contemporanea Festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. And this past summer she was an artist-in-residence with Voice and Vision at BARD College to develop Trick Saddle. In 1999 Ms. Galilee was awarded a Princess Grace Foundation-USA Directors Fellowship and in 2001 she was named an Associate Artist with Mabou Mines. She starred as the chimp in Mabou Mines' Animal Magnetism presented at Arts at St. Ann's in Brooklyn and in the Czech Republic. In January 2002, she performed in Lee Breuer's Ecco Porco at PS 122. Recently she collaborated with Lee Breuer, Ushio Torikai, and Basil Twist on a featured role in Mabou Mines' Red Beads at Mass MOCA in North Adams, Massachusetts. Upcoming projects include Cara Lucia, directed by Sharon Fogarty about the life of Lucia Joyce, James Joyce's only daughter and Tragedy in Nine Lives, directed by Steve Nunns. She is
a 2002 Mabou Mines'/SUITE artist.
Rogers earned a BA in Visual Art and Semiotics from Brown University.
Though she has worked extensively in the theater as a performer,
designer, and writer, her work remains firmly rooted in the
fine arts. Her visual art ranges from drawing and painting,
to sculpture, photography, installation-based pieces and theatrical
works in film, video, and live performance. She has shown her
artwork in New York City at PS 122, Raw Space Studios, Dixon
Place, Mabou Mines' TORONADA Theater, and HERE Center for the
Arts. She has also shown internationally, most notably at the
Rio Cena Contemporanea Festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Ms.
Rogers has been an artist éin- residence at UC Santa Cruz and
Mabou Mines'/SUITE for her visual theatrical design. Also an
accomplished poet, she has received national awards including
the Academy of American Poets Prize and her manuscript "Maneuvers"
was a finalist for the William Faulkner Award for Poetry. This
summer she was an artist-in-residence with Voice and Vision
at BARD College to develop Trick Saddle. She is a 2002 Mabou
Kandel has performed and collaborated on numerous productions
on and off Broadway, including Ecco Porco, The Silver River,
Peter and Wendy, The Education of Max Bickford (guest star),
Talk (At the Public Theater). She is the recipient of three
Obie awards, Drama League, Dramalogue, and Connecticut Critics
Circle awards for performance.
She is currently developing
a piece based on her own writing. Karen is an associate artist
with Mabou Mines.
dancer, singer and choreographer, was born in Chicago and raised
in New York City, where she studied at the School of American
Ballet, the Joffrey Ballet School, the Ailey School and under
the direction of Madame Darvash and Barbara Walczak. After performing
ensemble and soloist roles with the Dance Theater of Harlem
for three years, she joined William Forsythe's Ballett Frankfurt
with whom she danced as a principal from 1994-1999. In 2000-2002,
she was a featured performer in Fosse, first on Broadway and
then on the road as part of the company's national tour.
This past June, 2002, Ms. Harper's original work, "The Fragile Stone Theory," premiered at the 2002 Jacob's Pillow
Dance Festival. The piece, created and performed by Ms. Harper, synthesizes dance, text, music and video in what
has been described as a "conceptual pop concert." Her work fusing dance, theater and video was also seen in 50
minutes with Harriet and Phillis, a collaboration with Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Margo Jefferson and composer
Paul Miller a.k.a. Dj Spooky, performed in 2000 at the Cherry Lane Theatre.
received her BA from Bennington College and was making dances
in Washington DC before moving to NY to join an experimental
Theater company at La Mama. From 1991-1999 she danced with Elizabeth
Streb and became her Associate Artistic Director touring and
teaching in the US, Europe and Australia. She designed and developed
Kid Action, a program that teaches Pop Action techniques and
makes dances with Kids in their Communities that are performed
with the Streb Company Nationally and Internationally. Hope
was commissioned through Kid Action by Dance St. Louis to make
a piece with acrobatic group, the St. Louis Arches that was
performed with Circus Flora in 1997. She received a "Bessie"
Award for Sustained Achievement in Dancing, NY in 1998. In 2000
she was commissioned by "Celebrate Brooklyn" and Dance Theater
Workshop's Bessie Schonberg First/Light Commissioning Project
to make Raw.Seeds.Need., a three-part performance piece that
was performed at the Prospect Park Bandshell and at Dance Theater
Workshop. In 2002 she was commissioned by Danspace Project to
create Fragile.Family. Structures. which explores the sources
of intimate relationships and the structures we find ourselves
in. She is a resident artist at Dance Theater Workshop through
their Public Imaginations Program and this year she has been
in residence at the Joyce Soho Theater with Meredith Monk as
received her BFA in dance from East Carolina University in NC.
She has performed and taught with Anonimity Dance Company of
Charleston, SC, The Dance Center in VA, ECU (her alma mater),
and the American Dance Festival where she was selected to perform
in "Call of the Wild," a world-premiere by renowned international
choreographers Li Han Zong and Ma Bo.
After living throughout
the east coast, she has recently finished the 2001-'02 season
teaching, dancing and choreographing for Pennsylvania Dance
has a Masters from Juilliard. She sings and plays viola, violin,
keyboard, mandolin, and guitar and has worked with Joe Jackson,
Cyndi Lauper, Shania Twain, Angelique Kidjo, Jann Arden, Tracy
Chapman, Pat Benatar, Ann-Margret, and Ronnie Spector. Her recording
credits include work with Jann Arden, Pat Benatar, Joe Jackson,
Marc Cohn, Carter Burwell, Angelo Badelmente and Branford Marsalis.
This year's tour schedule includes working with Joe Jackson,
Angelique Kidjo, and Cyndi Lauper.
Off-Broadway credits include musical director and composer for the
critically acclaimed Off-Broadway play Situation Tragedy -- which won the
L.A. Dramalogue Award for "Best Musical." Allison was also cited for
the award of "Best Musical Direction" by the same publication. She is
currently touring with the Mabou Mines production of "Animal
Magnetism" as a violinist/vocalist.