Artists

Wine & Works-in-Progress Feedback Session
March 8, 2019 from 5:30-9:00pm

Meet the artists who are creating pieces for the Wine & Works-in-Progress Feedback Session event taking place on March 8, 2019 from 5:30-9:00pm. The discussion will be led by facilitator Chris Harris. Register for the event here.

*Registration required. Registration is available on a first come, first served bases while supplies last. Please note that alcohol will not be served to individuals under the age of 21 years. Please bring a picture ID.

Facilitator

Chris Harris has been choreographing & dancing in Denver for over three decades. Her unique blend of modern & jazz dance techniques coupled with her passion for architecture, math & science has led her to create work which appeals to audiences from across the spectrum. Always fascinated by creating structure & art, Chris holds both a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance & a Bachelor of Environmental Dance from the University of Colorado, Boulder. She is currently working towards an MFA-IA at Goddard College. While in school, she is on the faculty Colorado Conservatory of Dance. She was an Artist in Residence for 14 years at the Denver School of the Arts; has taught at many studios across Colorado; choreographed for local theaters; been a guest lecturer at The Arts Institute of Colorado & CSU;  been adjunct faculty at and choreographed for Denver University & the University of Colorado & Ormao Dance in Colorado Springs; designed many websites; & is a co-director of the Boulder Jazz Dance Workshop & Assistant Artistic Director of Interweave Dancetheatre. Chris was the founder and Artistic Director/Choreographer for Louder Than Words Dancetheatre from its beginning in 1998 to 2018 & the Colorado Youth Danse Theatre in Denver from 2005 to 2018. Her current obsession is creating a system to record choreography using digital media, animation, photography and sculpture.

Artists

ethereum dance co. is a Boulder-based nonprofit movement collective elevating human existence through intentional, exploratory performance art.

Franca Telesio trained at the Arts Educational Trust in England; London Contemporary Dance Theatre Company.  Daily, Martha Graham classes with teachers Robert Cohan, Jane Dudley, Yuriko, Mary Hinkson, etc. Also with Merce Cunningham and Paul Taylor.  Franca’s performed all over Europe, Venezuela and Colorado.

Franca’s taught at David Taylor Dance Company, the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Company and School, among others.  Currently, Franca trains members of the Ethereum Dance Company in Boulder, Your Soul’s Movement in Denver and also teaches privates.  

For more information, visit: www.facebook.com/FrancaTelesio

Jenny Gram / The JGram Project: Jenny Gram, originally from Santa Clara, California, is a performing artist, educator and choreographer making work under The JGram Project. Jenny holds a BFA in Dance and a BA in English from the University of Iowa. She has performed with Jennifer Archibald, Armada Dance Company, Grace Courvoisier, The Moving Architects, Mark Dendy, Racoco Productions, and Larry Keigwin for musical artist Kimbra in New York City and Shen Wei Dance Arts at the North Carolina Museum of Art during the American Dance Festival. Jenny just recently returned from a two-month tour with Jon Lehrer to Germany, Austria and Luxembourg. For more information on Jenny, check out: www.thejgramproject.com.

Madeline Jazz Harvey is a dance educator, choreographer, and performer specializing in classical and contemporary ballet. She began her performance career at age fourteen as an apprentice with Charlotte Ballet. In 2010, Madeline joined Carolina Ballet Theatre where she served as a principal dancer, resident choreographer, and outreach coordinator. Madeline holds a BA and Professional Training Certificate in Dance from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and an MFA in Choreography from Jacksonville University. She was Instructor of Ballet at the University of South Carolina from 2015-17 and is currently Assistant Professor of Dance at Colorado State University.

Rosie Granito is a 16 year old dance major at Denver School of the Arts. She is a nationally recognized choreographer through YoungArts foundation, where she was a 2018 winner in Choreography. Rosie studies at MPact dance academy where she trains in ballet, jazz,tap,contemporary,lyrical and improv. Rosie loves exploring movement and has choreographed multiple solos for her competitive team, MPact dance project.

Will Treat: Will started dance training when he was 18. He received his B.F.A. in Film and minor in dance at C.U. Boulder. He is pursuing musical theatre and is grateful for this opportunity to showcase his first formal dance piece. He has enjoyed performing with each one of his dancers in different community theatre productions. Will wants to bring dance and film together in new ways and join Denver’s growing independent film scene. Thank you to all those who came to support this event!

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