.Jessica Runge


 

 

CHOREOGRAPHY (recent projects)

     
 

 

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"In an Empty House" (Commission)

Premiere: October 2004 in Kaeja d'Dance's Six Women, Six Solos at the Dancemakers' Centre for Creation, Toronto.
Choreography: Jessica Runge
Movement Innovation and Performance: Karen Kaeja
Music: Etudes-Fantasy by John Corigliano
Costume: Cheryl Lalonde and Karen Kaeja
Lighting Design: Geoff Bouckley

 

 

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"The Girl who Fell from the Sky"

Premiere: May 2004 in Runge's solo show Flight, presented by dance made in canada/fait au canada at the Winchester Street Theatre, Toronto.
Choreography, Text and Performance: Jessica Runge
Set: Jessica Runge and Dallard Runge
Music: Brendan Power and John Sherlock
Costume: Jessica Runge and Heather MacCrimmon
Lighting Design: Aisling Sampson
Creative Advisor: Susanna Hood

 

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"Conversation Piece"

Premiere: May 2004 in Runge's solo show Flight, presented by dance made in canada/fait au canada at the Winchester Street Theatre, Toronto.
Movement Innovation and Performance: Jessica Runge
Set: Jessica Runge and Dallard Runge
Costume: Jessica Runge and Lori Tres Endez
Lighting Design: Aisling Sampson
Creative Advisor: Stephanie Skura

 

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"Intersection" (Commission)

Premiere: April 2004 in the Toronto dance Theatre's Four at the Winch at the Winchester Street Theatre, Toronto.
Choreography: Jessica Runge
Dancers: Johanna Bergfeldt, Bess Callard, Brendan Jenson, Kristy Kennedy, and Matthew Kwasnicki
Music: Louis Amrstrong, Otis redding and Billy Strayhorn
Costumes: Lori Tres Endez

Lighting Design: Ron Snippe

 

 
 
 
 

"Non-Existent Dances" (Commission)

Premiere: April 2005 at the Guelph Contemporary Dance Festival.
Choreography: Jessica Runge
Movement Innovation and Performance: Barbara Pallomina

 

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"Abracadabra"

Premiere: August 2004 at fFIDA's Grande Scale Event in The Distillery, Toronto.
Choreography: Jessica Runge with Julia Aplin, as part of the Anti-Gravity Aerial Daredevilry project
Performance: Jessica Runge
Music: ABBA
Costume: Julia Aplin with Jessica Runge

   
 
 
 

"Tango"

Premiere: August 2004 at fFIDA's Grande Scale Event in The Distillery, Toronto.
Choreography: Jessica Runge
Performance: Kayt Lucas and Tina Park
Music: La Cumparsita
Costume: Jessica Runge

   
 
 
 

"Shoemakers Holiday"

Premiere: August 2003 at the RED Cabaret in the Lula Lounge, Toronto.
Choreography: Jessica Runge
Dancers: Dwain Jones and Sheila Muir
Music: Monteverdi

   
 
 
 

"The Romance between Sprinkler Man and Mermaid... or Water Dances in the Claud Gardens" (Commission)

Premiere: June 1997 at the Water Sources Festival, a site-specific work for the Cloud Gardens Park and Fountain, Toronto.
Choreography: Jessica Runge
Music: Rick Sacks

Performance: Tom Brouillette, Yvonne Ng, Lisa Prebianca, Eryn Dace Trudell, and Dean Vollick.
Costumes: Jessica Runge

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"Dragon Dance "

Premiere: June 1994 at the Theatre Passe Muraille Street Festival
Choreography and Performance: Jessica Runge
Dragon Sculpture:
Bruce Smith
Music: Rick Sacks
Costumes: Jessica Runge