Known Mass No. 3, “St. Maurice
May 2019 at Happyland Theater (New Orleans) and minicine? (Shreveport)
Six women reconstruct a deconsecrated church using a sheet, a bathtub, their voices, & their bodies. Directed by Ann Glaviano. Music written and performed by Melissa Guion (MJ Guider). Co-choreography and performance by Kylie Arceneaux, Virginia Byron, Katya Chizayeva, Ann Glaviano, Catherine Nelson.
Known Mass, “Secret Beach”
June 1, 2018 at Art Egg
One-hour movement installation at sunset in collaboration with Catherine Nelson’s TUSSLE WITH THE GENIUS LOCI. Directed by Ann Glaviano. Performance and co-choreography by Rebecca Allen, Dewuan Frances, Ann Glaviano.
Known Mass at Bach Around the Clock
March 23, 2018 at Trinity Episcopal Church, New Orleans
With Andy Gibbs (Thou), Melissa Guion (MJ Guider), Mike Wilkinson (Marker). Co-choreographed by Rebecca Allen, Katya Chizayeva, Ann Glaviano, Dewuan Magee, Shannon Stewart. Improv in performance / under the influence of Deborah Hay. Directed by Ann Glaviano
Known Mass No. 3, “St. Maurice,”
Known Mass was in residency at Art Klub (New Orleans) from November 2017-February 2018 as part of Prospect.4. A work-in-progress showing of Known Mass No. 3, “St. Maurice,” was performed on February 17, 2018. Directed by Ann Glaviano. Co-choreographed by Rebecca Allen, Emily Apple, Katya Chizayeva, Lori Crosthwait, Ann Glaviano, Rhia Jade, Reese Johanson, Amanda Kostreva, Catherine Nelson. Music by Melissa Guion (MJ Guider). Known Mass’s residency was part of a series curated by Meryl Murman for Art Klub’s Prospect.4 “Scavengers” exhibit; the series was entitled “The Aesthetics of Garbage.”