Frances Ha

Released 2013

Feature-length film by Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach

Choreography: Xan Burley + Alex Springer

Dancers: Hollis Bartlett, Jessica Herring, Tess Igarta, Leah Ives, Molly Mae MacGregor, Sarah Oppenheim, Nora Petroliunas, Jordan Risdon, Hsiao-Jou Tang, and Sarah Zitnay

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A Suite Duet

Created January 2013

Choreography & Performance: Xan Burley + Alex Springer 

Cinematography: Dave Ratzlow

Editing: Alex Springer

Music: Fiati Con Tasto Köln 


Filmed October 2011 in Brooklyn, NY

Direction & Choreography: Xan Burley + Alex Springer

Cinematographer: Susan Hilvert

Assistant Cinematographer: Ian Burley

Production Assistant: Alexander Thompson 

Dancers: Anna Adams Stark, Sarah Rose Bodley, Alyssa Bruehlman, Julia Burrer, Robin Cherof, Marlee Cook-Parrott, Donna Costello, Cat Coury, Christina D’Amico, Janna Diamond, Courtney Drasner, Meredith Fages, Brigid Gillis, Emily Giovine, Jessica Herring, Tess Igarta, Emily Jeffries, Roxanne Kidd, Sarah Konner, Lindsay Lee, Cori Marquis, Donnell Oakley, Nora Petroliunas, Tara Sheena, Sophie Slesinger, Tomoko Takedani, Krissy Tate, Sophie Torok, Nadia Tykulsker, Keeley Walsh, Aya Wilson, Sarah Zitnay, and Sarah Zehnder 



An Ostrich Proudly

Created March 2010 in Hellertown, PA

Made possible by DanceNOW[NYC] | Silo

Choreography, Performance, Cinematography, & Film Design:  Xan Burley + Alex Springer 


Created July 2009 in Youngstown, OH

Won the silver award in the Dance Film Association's 48 Hour Challenge.

Choreography, Performance, & Film Design:  Xan Burley + Alex Springer

Cinematography: Ian Burley

Music: Amy Denio 


Back Study

Created November 2015 in Hampton Bays, NY

Featuring: Xan Burley + Alex Springer

Cinematography: Susan Hilvert

Editing: Alex Springer

Music: La Rise by Circus Marcus

Gait Study

Created November 2013 in Hellertown, PA

Made possible by DanceNOW[NYC] | Silo

Featuring: Jake Bone, Quentin Burley, Xan Burley, Julia Burrer, Molly Mae MacGregor, Alex Springer, and Hsiao-Jou Tang

Music: Michael Wall - soundFORMovement

A Study in Lying

Created August 2013 - filmed on an iPhone

Commissioned by Spark and Echo

Performance: Xan Burley

Cinematography & Editing: Alex Springer

Music: Sam Cooke

A Study of the King in Lying

Created September 2014

Performance: Xan Burley + Alex Springer

Cinematography: Quentin Burley & Maddie Irmen