EXTRACTION at Space Gallery – until November 20th

EXTRACTION curated by Jill Larson
LILITH, August 2011
Acrylic, Ink, Pencil
Inspired by the imagery of Octavia Butler and her Xenogenesis trilogy, I interpret the moment of earths final demise after the final and fatal world war. LILITH depicts the extra terrestrial Oankali arriving to extract surviving humans from the earth to 'share' genes and produce a new mixed species.

SPdp Spring Workshop 2011

Staycee Pearl Repertory Workshop – CANCELED!

I am so sorry to have to cancel this workshop. Look out for more information about another workshop this Summer. Thank you. staycee

Presented by Kelly Strayhorn Theater

Monday, May 2, 2011 – Thursday, May 12, 2011 | 5PM-7PM

Choreographer Staycee Pearl offers a ten-day repertory workshop for ten dancers ages 16 and up. Select dancers have the opportunity to perform at the third annual newMoves Contemporary Dance Festival presented by the Kelly Strayhorn Theater, May 13-15.

Workshops begin Monday, May 2, 2011 through Thursday, May 12, 2011 from 5PM to 7PM.  Dancers will explore how the aesthetic of Afrofuturism is expressed through contemporary movement. Students will work with company members of the Staycee Pearl dance project who recently premiered their latest work, “circle POP”, at KST.

About Staycee Pearl
As a life-long dance-maker and visual artist, Staycee is committed to the creation and exhibition of dance centered multi-media works responding to a variety of human experiences.  Staycee received her early training at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA, the Dance Theatre of Harlem and Alvin Ailey American Dance Center of New York City respectively. She has performed with Several Dancers Core and Intown Ballet of Atlanta Georgia. As the artistic director of Pittsburgh’s Xpressions Contemporary Dance Company, Staycee was fortunate to work with renowned choreographers Rennie Harris and Robert Battle. Today, Staycee continues to be an active artist and choreographers with PearlArts: movement and sound and Staycee pearl dance project, a resident company of the Kelly Strayhorn Theater.

$95.00 per student

Staycee Pearl Repertory Workshop

Presented by Kelly Strayhorn Theater

Monday, May 2, 2011 – Thursday, May 12, 2011 | 5PM-7PM

Choreographer Staycee Pearl offers a ten-day repertory workshop for ten dancers ages 16 and up. Select dancers have the opportunity to perform at the third annual newMoves Contemporary Dance Festival presented by the Kelly Strayhorn Theater, May 13-15.

Workshops begin Monday, May 2, 2011 through Thursday, May 12, 2011 from 5PM to 7PM. Dancers will explore how the aesthetic of Afrofuturism is expressed through contemporary movement. Students will work with company members of the Staycee Pearl dance project who recently premiered their latest work, “circle POP”, at KST.

About Staycee Pearl
As a life-long dance-maker and visual artist, Staycee is committed to the creation and exhibition of dance centered multi-media works responding to a variety of human experiences. Staycee received her early training at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA, the Dance Theatre of Harlem and Alvin Ailey American Dance Center of New York City respectively. She has performed with Several Dancers Core and Intown Ballet of Atlanta Georgia. As the artistic director of Pittsburgh’s Xpressions Contemporary Dance Company, Staycee was fortunate to work with renowned choreographers Rennie Harris and Robert Battle. Today, Staycee continues to be an active artist and choreographers with PearlArts: movement and sound and Staycee pearl dance project, a resident company of the Kelly Strayhorn Theater.