Why We Have Mountains explores the mental turmoil and non-linear path of finding acceptance as told through the collective lens of the artists. Through conversation and movement exploration we discovered a common thread between our experiences that we used to shape the movement and inform the work.
Choreographed by: Alexandra Bodnarchuk
Assistant to the Choreographer: Mirabai Miller
Costume: Alexandra Bodnarchuk, Annie Cady, Brandon Musser
Sound: MOUNTAINS FOR COPYRIGHT by b.a. musser with excerpts from Fratres by Arvo Pärt
Arranged and Affected by: b.a. musser
Cast: Doug Hooker, Sara Karimi, Aili Emilia Kotnik, Julie Marie Muskat
Understudy: Alexandra Bodnarchuk
Special Thanks to: Preston Bradsher, Leslie Bodnarchuk, Marcella Day, Alicia Hann, Camille Hortsmann, Andrea Kozai, Patty Petronello, Cullen Propp, Alexandra Salerno, Nicole Truzzi, and Zenon Dance Zone Program
Why We Have Mountains was commissioned by Threads Dance Project for their Tapestries 3.0 program. It premiered on March 23 & 24, 2018 at the TEK BOX in Minneapolis, MN.