LEIMAY Friends and Fellows* Showcase: Lucy Kerr, Jeremy Phieffer, Drew Weinstein
you are nothing/you were all i had
you are nothing/you were all i had is a work-in-progress film and performance piece that explores a space through which one’s perceptions of time and memory are shaped and suspended by obsession.
BRATE. is a performance that challenges personal boundaries of discomfort and endurance to exist ecstatically for your viewing pleasure.
A work-in-progress performance which merges physical and musical languages to examine how human beings relate to their surroundings.
* star denotes LEIMAY Fellows
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Lucy Kerr received a B.A. in Philosophy and a B.A. in Dance from UT Austin and was the grand prize winner of the George H. Mitchell Awards. She has received commissions from Mono No Aware and the Center for Performance Research, and she is a 2014-2017 LEIMAY Fellow. Her film, performance, and installation projects have been presented at The Brooklyn Museum, The Chimney NYC, Cucalorus Film Festival, Dance Films Association, the San Francisco Dance Film Festival, Co-Lab Projects (Austin, TX), Triskelion Arts, IDIO Gallery, The 2016 BEAT Festival, LEIMAY, The MATCH Houston, and The Aurora Picture Show (Houston). Kerr was the main writer for LEIMAY’s publication accompanying the production of ‘borders’ (2016) at BAM, and Kerr has also performed with LEIMAY in multiple projects.
Jeremy Pheiffer is a Brooklyn bred choreographer. Pheiffer’s dances have been presented at Danspace Project, Dixon Place, La Mama and at Brooklyn Arts Exchange. He is currently involved in projects by Madeline Hollander, Jackson Polys and the Bureau for the Future of Choreography. He received his BA from Sarah Lawrence ’09.
Drew Weinstein is a New York-based producer, composer, and sound designer. He has created and devised original work at venues including HERE Arts Center, Redwood Studios, The Hive, and The Jersey City Theatre Center. He has also directed projects at The Wild Project, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Dixon Place, the Sheen Center, and the Bridge at Shetler Studios. Recently, he has sound designed shows at The Performing Garage, HERE Arts Center, The Brick, and Cider Mill Playhouse. Drew is a graduate of Ithaca College, and the Administrative and Producing Manager at LEIMAY.
SOAK is supported, in part, by The New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. SOAK and LEIMAY Ludus Training are supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council. Additional funding for LEIMAY’s presenting program is given by the Mertz Gilmore Foundation.
Photos by Shige Moriya, Kirsten Schnittker, Bridget Badore