Ears, Eyes + Feet (2012)

Collaborative works by composers, choreographers and video artists from The University of Texas at Austin

B. Iden Payne Theatre
May 4, 5 at 8:00 p.m.

The annual performance of collaborative invention and experimentation showcases the talents of students and faculty from the Butler School of Music and Department of Theatre and Dance.

Program

Accumulation Formal by Ellen Bartel

Combining movement and contemporary acoustic chamber music, ten dancers and five musicians take the stage and reveal a dynamic connection to humanity

Dervish by Aly DelCueto

Inspired by the idea of whirling dervish, one that possesses abundant/frenzied energy, DelCuento's work is an exploration of feminine power, combat, strength, survival, exhaustion, struggle, and athleticism.

10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 <tel:10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1> by Angela Falcone

A discovery about the number of ways one can find his/her "zero".

Untitled by Courtney Mazeika and Cooper Neely

An examination of the balance between opposition, synchronization, and experiences that one can or cannot control.

Untitled by Chell Parkins

Is there a connection between the seismic activity of earthquakes and the electrical activity in the brain in gran mal seizures? This piece explores the personal experience of watching a loved one having a seizure and the seismic activity of the brain.

Questionable Conclusions by Chelsea Pierce

An investigation of an endless search for something that seemed clear, but is quickly lost and distant; something that fizzles unknowingly, or abruptly comes to life again.

Untitled by Mackenzie Taylor

A peak into the complexities of human life and how the network can be broken down to reveal something more primal.

Untitledby Morgan Taylor

Testing the question of "How far can you manipulate something until it begins to lose its original purpose?", Taylor delves into the limits of form and how far it can be changed while retaining its earliest idea.

The performances are free and open to the public.