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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AMORPHIC

We have made a new dance film 🙂

AMORPHIC

WHATCH IT NOW

This short dance film grew out of a reflection on a state of being constantly connected to and dependent on digital devices, and the mental pull that it can have on us. Filmed during SEANSE residency at Volda University College, Norway, in June 2014.

PERFORMERS: Sarah Cameron, Kevin Ho, Uta Takemura and Einy Åm-Sparks
CINEMATOGRAPHY: Tyler Sparks
MUSIC: Mike Wall, soundFORMovement.com
VIDEO EDITING: Einy Åm-Sparks

WILL THIS MOMENT EVER LET GO?

WORLD PREMIERE on MARCH 3rd!

will this moment ever let go? is a cross-cultural, interdisciplinary piece created in collaboration with my father and composer Magnar Åm, and will be performed by 3 dancers, 9 musicians (among others Asian Wings, Ellen Sejersted Bødtker and Njål Sparbo), a large chorus (Volda Vokal and Ensemble 96) and poet Jan Erik Vold, as part of Oslo Church Music Festival.

The piece is inspired by the classic Japanese animation film PicaDon, depicting the moments before and after the A-bomb over Hiroshima, and will tour to Japan in August. The work is premiering in connection with two conferences on the humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons, organized by ICAN (International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons), and an exhibition on loan from the Peace Museum in Hiroshima.

March 3rd, Oslo City Hall, 7pm. FREE

March 5th, Church of Volda, 8pm. NOK 200
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DANCERS:
Kevin Ho
Uta Takemura
Einy  Åm

MUSIC: Magnar Åm

MUSICIANS:
Njål Sparbo, baritone
Ellen Sejersted Bødtker, harp
Geir Draugsvoll, accordion
James Crabb, accordion
Sizzle Ohtaka, voice
Vegar Sandholt, church bells
Masahiro Saeki, oud m.m.
Haruhiko Saga, throat singing and two string cello
Saori Kojima, theremin

COSTUMES: Stephanie Sleeper

This work is made possible by generous support from

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AN EXISTENTIAL BRUNCH

I am thrilled to be part of An Existential Brunch on Sunday June 17, 12-5pm; hosted by Overturn Theater.

It has the promise of the perfect Sunday afternoon;
8 new works,
complimentary eggs and mimosas…
and kids and daddys get a discount : )
Who can beat that?
maybe (working title), is a new exploration of movement, voice and piano, inspired by observations made during a recent temporary reception job, as well as a desire to get back into my practice of singing and playing the piano. Performed to music by Ellen Sejersted Bødker and myself.
Come and have the best Sunday ever.
xoxox GET TICKETS HERE or at the door
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The event is hosted by
Kristy Dodson
Artistic Director of
Overturn Theatre.

CoolNY 2012 Dance Festival

Performing an excerpt from Where the Light Falls as part of the CoolNY 2012 Dance Festival,  Program G.

WHERE: WHITE WAVE John Ryan Theater, 25 Jay Street Brooklyn, NY 11201

WHEN: Friday 2/3 (7pm) and Saturday 2/4 (9pm)

FREE

See full schedule here: http://whitewavedance.com/cool12_schedule.php