Laps premiered in March 2016, at Highways Performance Space in Santa Monica, CA.
Danced by Ariana Daub and Jordan Saenz
Music by the Doc Watson Family, Dawn of Midi, and Isaiah Gage
Choreo and lighting design by Jordan Saenz
THE TRAVELER is a dance/theater production co-written by Jordan Saenz and multi-instrumentalist Cooper Wolken. Featuring one actor and nine dancers, accompanied by the circus-pop sounds of Wolken's band Fellow Fellow, THE TRAVELER is journey through the mind of a self-proclaimed traveling man.
Premiered in April 2015 at Art Share LA.
Starring: Jacob B Gibson
Alyssa Alden, Harriet Bailey, Christopher Bordenave, Christopher Carvalho, Sarah Cook, Sabrina Johnson, Kalin Morrow, Shane Raiford, and Jordan Saenz
Script and compositions by Cooper Wolken with the band FELLOW FELLOW
Featuring Julian Beutel, Marcus Buser, Michael Gilleran, Nick Hon, Andrew Rowan, Steven Kai Van Betten
Breakable Valuables premiered at CalArts Commuter Festival in September of 2014.
Danced by Alyssa Alden, Harriet Bailey, Libby Wolf and Stephanie Zaletel.
Music by Billie Holiday, The Boston Typewriter Orchestra, Thelonious Monk, The Zombies, and Sparklehorse.
Things That Stuck is an evening length collaboration between seven dancers and four musicians that explores how we re-record, compartmentalize, and forget memories. It premiered the summer of 2013 in Blue Diamond, NV and was performed again at ARC Pasadena.
Danced by Lindsey Lollie, Jamie Pea, Princess Romero, Jordan Saenz, Kerrie Schroeder, Tiffany Stacey, and Stephanie Zaletel
Original music composed by Evan White
Live improvisation by Mike Lockwood, John Schwerbel, Steven van Betten and Evan White.
Kefaya was inspired by the Arab Spring and was shown at REDCAT Fall Studio in October 2012.
Dancers: Alyssa Alden, Shelby Alden, Caitlin Adams, Lindsey Lollie, Michelle Sagarminaga, Alexis Saenz, Gregory Dorado, Laura Berg, Jordon Waters, Shane Raiford, Adam Wile, Tiara Jackson, Erin McCarthy, and Wesley Ensminger
Music by Plaid