Emily Johnson/Catalyst

SHORE is the third in a trilogy of works that began with The Thank-you Bar and continued with Niicugni.

SHORE expands beyond the theater into the world. SHORE is a multi-day performance installation of dance, story, volunteerism, and feasting. It is a celebration of the places where we meet and merge - land and water, performer and audience, art and community, past, present, and future.

Over the course of a week, SHORE includes four equal parts: COMMUNITY ACTION (volunteerism) in partnership with community organizations; STORY (a curated reading); PERFORMANCE that begins outdoors and moves into a theater; and a festive, culminating potluck FEAST to which participants bring the stories and recipes of the dishes they bring to share.

Concept, choreography, writing by Emily Johnson
Directed by Ain Gordon
Music direction and lead collaboration by James Everest
Soundscore composed by James Everest and Nona Marie Invie with Fletcher Barnhill
Performed by Aretha Aoki, Emily Johnson, Krista Langberg, Nona Marie Invie, Julia Bither, James Everest, Fletcher Barnhill,The SHORE Choir, and a large cast of 20 local dancers
Lighting design by Heidi Eckwall
Costumes by Angie Vo
Scenic Design by Emily Johnson, Ain Gordon, James Everest, Heidi Eckwall
Research and Special Projects: Julia Bither
Creative Producer/ Manager: Meredith Boggia
Press Representative: Janet Stapleton

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