A site-specific dance adventure that takes place in SF’s Chinatown, in solidarity with the API community.
Produced by: Scott Wells & Dancers Dancers: Megan Lowe & Shira Yaziv Filmed by: Drew dePinto Music Created & Film Edited by: Megan Lowe
A pre-quarantine site-specific dance film adventure of an old abandoned zoo, revisited while sheltering in place. Join a dancer on a journey of juxtaposition—grace, flow, strength, and sensitivity through metal cages, crumbling stones, cracked concrete, and gritty dirt.
"Dancing with you, is like taking an advanced course in physics," Brenton Cheng said to Megan Lowe after an extensive and exciting dance at a contact jam, years ago. This lead to more exhilarating dances, and now their first performance collaboration. In Finger Trap, Megan and Brenton dive deep into physical puzzles while treading on the surface of shared ancestry.
A site-specific trio created by Megan Lowe, Sebastian Grubb, and Miriam Wolodarski-Lundberg representing SWERVE Dance Collective (The Company Formerly Known as Scott Wells & Dancers) for San Francisco Movement Arts Festival at Grace Cathedral.
A wall duet, created by Megan in collaboration with Shira Yaziv in After Dark at Athletic Playground.
An apparatus duet on metal sculptures, created by Megan in collaboration with Shira Yaziv for Alameda’s Animate Dance Festival, with live music by Marica Petrey from Girl Swallows Nightingale.
A collaborative site-specific duet created by Megan and Sonsherée Giles for the Red Poppy Art House, with live music by WaterSaw, also , featuring Megan’s song "Shedding Contradiction." Presented in March 2018 and October 2018.
A site-specific group piece commissioned by UC Berkeley’s Energy Biosciences Institute, choreographed by Megan in collaboration with Sonsherée Giles, Rosemary Hannon, Miriam Wolodarski-Lundberg, Shira Yaziv, and Mindy Zarem, with live music by Girl Swallows Nightingale. Also featuring Megan’s song "Leaving."
A site-specific solo for film, created by Lowe in collaboration with videographer Chris Hosch, with music by TYPESTEREO.
A site-specific duet exploration created by Lowe in collaboration with Shira Yaziv for the Red Poppy Art House, with live music by WaterSaw.
A collaborative duet created by Megan and Sonsherée Giles for West Wave Dance Festival, with live music by Caroline Penwarden. Also featuring Megan's song, "Dear Sleep."
A collaborative site-specific duet created by Megan and Sonsherée Giles for the Finnish Hall Salon, with an original sound score by Megan and costumes by Sonsherée.
A collaborative site-specific duet created by Megan and Sonsherée Giles for the Subterranean Arthouse’s closing show, with live music by WaterSaw.
A site-specific dance film directed and edited by Megan, in collaboration with Sonsherée Giles and John Carnahan, with music created by TYPESTEREO, presented at the Subterranean Arthouse’s closing show.
A site-specific solo created, composed, and edited by Megan during a residency at The Finnish Hall, both performed live and for film, featuring Megan’s song "Waiting." The film was officially selected by the 12th Annual Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema and by the 4th Annual Tiny Dance Film Festival.
A musical collaboration between Megan Lowe and Michael Golden, featuring original song "Just a Pawn." Presented in Dance Brigade's WAR CRY TEARS.
A site-specific duet for film, choreographed and edited by Megan, in collaboration with Keturah Baker and Danny Nguyen.
A vertical dance solo choreographed and performed by Megan and presented at Bandaloop Studio.
WORKS for Youth
A site-specific group dance made on a playground for Flyaway’s GIRLFLY arts/activism project for teens, with music by Megan Lowe and Kinetic Dust.
A commission from Joe Goode Performance Group to create a site-specific dance piece for El Cerrito High Dance Company, with music by Ben Juodvalkis.
A dance theater choreographic collaboration with Megan and Joe Goode Performance Group members Melecio Estrella, Damara Vita Ganley, Molly Katzman, and Patricia West for SFArts, with music by Ben Juodvalkis.
An aerial group dance made for Flyaway’s GIRLFLY arts and activism project for underrepresented teens, with original compositions from Megan and TYPESTEREO.
IC-CI: Investigating Contact - Contemplating Improvisation was a group dance focused on contact improvisation made for Shawl-Anderson Youth Ensemble, with music by TYPESTEREO.
A commission from Joe Goode Performance Group to create a dance theater piece for Lowell High Dance Company, with music by Ben Juodvalkis, featuring Megan’s song Powerful.
A site-specific group dance made for Flyaway’s GIRLFLY arts/activism project for teens, with music by TYPESTEREO.