Room Moving

Premiered April 2o15 at Gowanus Art + Production - NYC

Choreography: Xan Burley + Alex Springer with the performers

Performance: Xan Burley, Will Owen, Alex Springer, + Hsiao-Jou Tang

Sound/Set Design: Will Owen

Lighting: Andy Dickerson

Costume Design: Aliya Bonar

Room Moving was made possible by creative residencies at Dance[NOW] Silo, and with help from Triskelion Arts Space Subsidy Program (made possible with support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation).

 

JACK Rally

Premiered October 2o14 at University Settlement - NYC

Choreography & Direction: Xan Burley + Alex Springer

Choreography & Performance: Jake Bone, Chris Brathwaite, Quentin Burley, Xan Burley, Cesar Cordova, Brianna Dixon, Imani Foster, Adrian Galvin, Amy Gernux, Nicole Gibson, Marguerite Hemmings, Delsa Heredia, Madeline Irmen, Julia Kelly, Sydnie Liggett, Molly Mae MacGregor, Cameron McKinney, Myssi Robinson, Emma Rumberg, Lynda Senisi, AJ Sharp, Alex Springer, Hsiao-Jou Tang, Alexander Leslie Thomposn, and Madeline Wilcox

Music:  Will Owen (composition, programming, field recordings, production, & mixing) and Nadia Botello (composition) with samples from the album This Is The End, Beautiful Friend by File Under Toner.

JACK Rally was made possible by creative residencies at University Settlement, Dance[NOW] Silo, and with help from Triskelion Arts Space Subsidy Program (made possible with support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation).

A Suite

Premiered February 2013 at 92Y Sundays at Three - NYC

Choreography: Xan Burley + Alex Springer with the performers

Performance: Xan Burley, Julia Burrer, Molly Mae MacGregor, Alex Springer, Hsiao-Jou Tang, and Niko Tsocanos

Music: József Bazsinka, Fiati Con Tasto Köln, Copenhagen Saxaphone Quartet, The Bassoon Brothers, and CPE Bach

Up is not Up

Premiered September 2012 at DanceNOW[NYC] Joe's Pub Festival - NYC

Choreography: Xan Burley + Alex Springer

Performance: Hollis Bartlett, Megan Bascom, Crystal Bella, Carly Berrett, Sarah Rose Bodley, Jake Bone, Randy Burd, Julia Burrer, Courtney Drasner, Aidan Feldman, Edith Freyer, Emily Giovine, Megan Kendzior, Roxanne Kidd, Molly Kirwan, Casey Loomis, Stephanie Mas, Devin Oshiro, Nora Petroliunas, Kat Rhodes, Myssi Robinson, Sophie Slesinger, Anna Adams Stark, Hsiao-Jou Tang, Alexander Thompson, Niko Tsocanos, Nadia Tykulsker, Brandon Welch, Madeline Wilcox, Aya Wilson, Caitlin Yuhas, and Sarah Zehnder

Music: Original composition by Adam Crawley

An evening length duet

Premiered March 2012 at the Tank - NYC

Chroegraphy, Text, & Performance: Xan Burley + Alex Springer

Music: Paine Denson; Elta, Mary, & Ella Hoffpauir; Paul Kerian; Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky performed by the London Symphony Orchestra & George Richter; Nikolai Tcherepnin performed by the Deutsches Horn Ensemble; Richard Wagner performed by Georg Solti & Wiener Philharmoniker; recording from St. Mark’s Bell Tower in Venice, Italy.

approximately 50 minutes

This work was produced by the TANK, NYC and made possible by DanceNOW[NYC] | Silo and space donation from Cora Dance.

Ready to Run

Premiered December 2011 at Brooklyn Arts Exchange - NYC

Choreography: Xan Burley + Alex Springer with the performers

Performance & Text: Sarah Bodley, Xan Burley, Julia Burrer, Courtney Drasner, Molly MacGregor, Donnell Oakley, Jordan Risdon, Alex Springer, Hsiao-Jou Tang, and Alexander Thompson

Music:  Original composition by Michael Wall & Darren Morze 

Made possible by a Space Grant at the Brooklyn Arts Exchange.

All of this is true

Premiered October 2011 at DanceNOW[NYC] Joe’s Pub Festival - NYC

Choreography, Performance & Text: Xan Burley + Alex Springer

Music: Aaron Copland

This work was chosen as the winner of the 2011 DanceNOW[NYC] Challenge Encore Performance. Made possible with space donation by Cora Dance.

One Up

Premiered July 2010 at Rooftop Dance - NYC

Choreography: Xan Burley + Alex Springer with the performers

Performance:  Courtney Drasner and Donnell Oakley

Music:  Val Eddy

Work created for ChoreOBJECTography project.

Three on a match 

Premiered March 2010 at Triskelion Arts - NYC

Choreography: Xan Burley + Alex Springer with the performers

Performers: Julia Burrer, Janna Diamond and Courtney Drasner

Music:  Ecco, resiro appena - Lo son l’umile ancella and L’altra notte in fondo al mare performed by Maria Callas

Spilt 

Premiered August 2009 at the MOVE Festival - Petoskey, MI

Choreography, Performance, & Text:  Xan Burley + Alex Springer

Music:  The Beach Boys

Pair

Premiered March 2010 at Triskelion Arts, NYC

Choreography: Xan Burley + Alex Springer with the performers

Performance:  Leah Ives, Molly MacGregor, Stephanie Miracle, and Sarah Zitnay

Music: Original composition by Quentin Burley

Microfiche

Premiered March 2010 at Triskelion Arts - NYC

Choreography: Xan Burley + Alex Springer with the performers

Performance: Sarah Rose Bodley, Marcos Duran, Molly Mae MacGregor, Jordan Risdon, Tomoko Takedani, Hsiao-Jou Tang, and Devika Wickremesinghe

Music:  Merzbow and Negativland

“But as it was and as it went, the time itself at least was spent.”     -Molly MacGregor

Loading

Premiered March 2010 at Triskelion Arts - NYC

Choreography & Text: Xan Burley + Alex Springer

Performance:  Erin Owen

Music: Original score by Jamie Schefman

Minnesota, Minnesota, Minnesota, St. Paul

Premiered April 2009 at the BAX Upstart Festival - NYC

Choreography: Xan Burley + Alex Springer with the performers

Performance: Xan Burley, Julia Burrer, Donnell Oakley, and Alex Springer

Music:  Felix Laband

COLLABORATIONS

View Field

Premiered February 2012 at Triskelion Arts - NYC

Choreography, Performance & Text:  Xan Burley, Sarah Konner, Austin Selden, and Alex Springer

Music:  Pola Chapelle

Made in collaboration with Sarah Konner & Austin Seldn

The Party Party

Premiered February 2010 at the Sheely Center for the Performing Arts - Chicago, IL

Chroegraphy & Performance: Xan Burley, Lizzie Leopold and Alex Springer

Music:  Concerto Grosso in F Major, Op. 6, No. 12 by Corelli

Made in collaboration with Lizzie Leopold/The Leopold Group.  Performed with Northbrook Symphony - Chicago, IL