EMBRACING HIROSHIMA premiere

I am thrilled to announce the premiere of the documentary film
EMBRACING HIROSHIMA
at The Norwegian Documentary Film Festival on APRIL 23rd 2016!

WATCH TRAILER

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SCINTILLA films, is a small boutique video production company, consisting of Tyler Sparks and myself, and this is our first documentary film.

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We had so much fun working on this!
Check out Ryan Hobler’s new music video on BAEBLEMUSIC.COM:

Director / ROB MEADE

Director of Photography / TYLER SPARKS

Editor / GEOFF HASTINGS
Colorist / STUART WHEELER
Conform / STEVE HAFNER
Choreography / EINY ÅM-SPARKS
Assistant Camera / JOSH WEBB
Cast / RYAN HOBLER and EINY ÅM-SPARKS

JAPAN TOUR 2013

EyeKnee Coordination GOES TO JAPAN!

PicaDon – will this moment ever let go?
an international, multimedia collaboration with composer Magnar Åm, inspired by the Japanese animation film PicaDon, created by Renzo and Sayoko KinoshitaThe project is initiated by the Norwegian choir Volda Vokal, and produced by Gunnar Strøm,  and calls attention to the worldwide efforts for peace and the elimination of nuclear weapons, which emerged in the wake of the destruction in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

“…uses beauty as a shield, which is well equipped to encounter despondency and fear”   
(Olav Egil Aune, March 3rd 2013)

“ a creative demonstration against the effects of nuclear weapons which […] inspired the participants towards further effort to abolish nuclear weapons once and for all.”   
(Nosizwe Baquwa / ICAN, Mars 5th 2013)

Photo: Svein Nordal
Photo: Svein Nordal – Dancers: Einy Aam Sparks, Uta Takemura and Kevin Ho

JAPAN TOUR SCHEDULE:
Aug 4: HIROSHIMA
Aug 5: HIROSHIMA
Aug 7: KYOTO
Aug 9: TOKYO

Will this moment ever let go? supports the healing process after personal and global traumatic events, and shines a light on the peace efforts and the large scale international work that is being done towards the abolishment of nuclear weapons. The first performance will be part of the large international conference Mayors for Peace at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, which also coincides with the anniversary of the A-bomb that fell over Hiroshima in 1945.

Oslo City Hall, March 2013
Photo: Ingrid Opedal   – Oslo City Hall, March 2013

DANCERS: Kevin Ho, Uta Takemura and Einy Åm Sparks. Additional dancers for the TOKYO concert: Yuki Miyoshi, Reiko Hosomi and Kano Yamada

POET: Jan Erik Vold

MUSICIANS: Njål Sparbo, Ellen Sejersted Bødtker, Geir Draugsvoll (Hiroshima/Kyoto), James Crabb (Hiroshima/Kyoto), Tanikawa Kensaku (Tokyo), Sizzle Ohtaka, Masahiro Saeki, Haruhiko Saga and Saori Kojima

CHOIR:
Volda Vokal

COSTUMES:
Stephanie Sleeper. Costume Supervisor: Chie Kimura (Tokyo)

WATCH AN EXCERPT from the concert in Oslo City Hall, Norway, March 2013

HIROSHIMA
AUGUST 4th – 12.15pm
Sunshine Garden
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Mayors for Peace Conference
FREE

HIROSHIMA
AUGUST 5th – 7:30pm (theater opens at 6:30pm)
Club Quattro
TICKETS:
2,500 yen (advance) 3,000 yen (at the door) + drinks (+ additional discounts)
RESERVATION:
Hiroshima club Quattro, e+ (e plus), at Lawson Ticket (L code: 66329) or
at Ticket Pia (P code: 202-246)
INFORMATION:
082-542-2280, club Quattro

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KYOTO
AUGUST 7th – 6.30pm (theater opens at 6pm)
Kyoto Kita Bunka Kaikan (Kyoto North Cultural Center)
TICKETS:
age 21 and over: 3,000 yen (advance), 3,500 yen (at the door) (+ additional discounts)
RESERVATION: 080-9653-1300
CLEAR SPOT okunari@clearspot.jp

TOKYO
AUGUST 9th- 6:30pm (doors open at 6pm)
Hollywood Hall, Roppongi Hills, Hollywood Beauty Plaza 5F, 6-4-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
TICKETS:
3,500 yen (advance), 4,000 yen (day of the performance), 2,500 yen (student)
RESERVATION: http://www.confetti-web.com/ticket/ticket.aspx?G=vo00ek08&S=130809

Also on the Tokyo program:

Tanikawa Kensaku (hibaku piano)

Akiko Iijima (narration and reading)
Jogu Kineya (syamisen / living national treasure)
Nataliya Gudziy (vocals)
Students of Clark International High School (chorus)

The choreography for “will this moment ever let go?” is made possible by

SCANDINAVIA-JAPAN SASAKAWA FOUNDATION
and
ARTS COUNCIL NORWAY

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Performing with TIFFANY MILLS COMPANY

For the past few weeks I have had the joy of working with the amazing crew of Tiffany Mills Company, for the world premiere of Berries and Bulls at the new BAM Fisher theater, and performances are this weekend.

Tomorrow’s GALA performance is almost SOLD OUT, but it is still possible to get tickets for FRIDAY and SATURDAY night and for SUNDAY matinee.

Here’s a taste of what we’ve been working on in a much smaller studio:
WATCH VIDEO from The Dance Enthusiast. Looking forward to sharing it with you!

PRESS:     New York Times Listing         New Yorker Listingpostcard_front

BERRIES AND BULLS (World Premiere)
and THE FEAST(Part 1)
Thursday, May 30 – Saturday, June 1, 7:30pm
Sunday, June 2, 3:00pm

Tickets on sale now at bam.org/tiffanymillscompany

JOIN US FOR OUR OPENING NIGHT GALA

May 30, 7:30-11:00pm
Gala Tickets include Performance AND Gala
Celebrate with drinks, hors-d’oeuvres, raffle, silent auction, and DJ Brik Mason!

Buy Gala Tickets:

BAM Fisher, Fishman Space, 321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217

SCREENING @ MOVIEHOUSE 100

Tonight Moviehouse @ 3rd Ward celebrates its 100th show, and they asked every artist who has ever presented at Moviehouse to send them their first film.

My collaboration with video artist Run Shayo, and performers Oren Barnoy and Cristina Jasen; WHERE THE LIGHT FALLS – floor quartet, will be screening alongside the first films from Manuela Viera-Gallo, IAmJen, Signe Baumane, Nina Paley, Pat Smith, Alison Chin, Bohdana Smyrnova, JL Aronson, Chioke Nassor, Nick Fox-Geig, Rob Carter, Alice Cox, Doug Williams, Jesse Kerman, and vvitanlny and many more.

LET’S CELEBRATE!!

Moviehouse @ 3rd Ward
SATURDAY FEB 9th, 2013. 7pm. Moviehouse 100 @ 3rd Ward

MOVIEHOUSE: 100
February 9, 2013 7:00pm 3rd Ward, 195 Morgan Ave., BK (map) $10 suggested donation

Full details on their website.

RSVP: moviehousebk@gmail.com