To every co-worker and manager who understands the last minute shift changes and coverage. To every volunteer for a festival or show. To every bank manager and accountant who talks to me like I'm a human and doesn't just tell me to get a real job. To every Friend who has shown up to be … Continue reading Gratitude: You make it possible.
I hope this feeling lasts. I have a warm feeling in my chest and its growing. Since the closing of IMissYou, I’ve received a wonderful inpouring of posts, texts, messages and emails that go beyond the regular “you did a thing! Congrats!". They speak of truth and honesty and conversations with loved ones, either sparked … Continue reading IMissYou – I Hope This Feeling Lasts
Showmare (s. noun) A nightmare directly related to an upcoming show or performance in which one imagines every possible thing going wrong. I talk about my anxiety. A lot. I write about my anxiety in blogs. A lot. I make jokes about it and speak of it objectively. Everyone knows I'm anxious. I'm super open about … Continue reading IMissYou – Showmares Are Real And So Is My Anxiety
Real talk: Collaborators are everything. Also- It's super trippy to be working on a piece about loneliness, when I'm probably the least lonely I've ever been. A little history on the project in case you don't know: IMissYou started as a short film, which I recorded and edited primarily by myself. At this point, I … Continue reading IMissYou – Collaborators Are Everything
A show that's not to be missed. timeshare in association with LastName FirstName Productions presents IMissYou Created by Patricia Allison and Rob Kempson Choreographer: Patricia Allison Director: Rob Kempson Composer: James Everett Designer: Joe Pagnan Featuring Patricia Allison and James Everett June 3 – 5, 2016 Presented at Hub14 – 14 Markham … Continue reading IMissYou -4 weeks and counting
As I sit here on this April 29th 2016, ready to head to into rehearsal for a piece that I love, am passionate about, work that I'm excited to dive into and that material that scares me half to death- I can't help but reflect on my life and career as a dancer. I'm reminded … Continue reading International Dance Day: A Reflection