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2016
EMERGENCE
TWIN STAR EVENT
RITUALS
SPOKEN WORD
WAREHOUSE UNDER THE HUDSON
SATELLITE BALLET AND COLLECTIVE
KEVIN DRAPER
FILM
FILM
VIDEO
A PAIR OF IDEAL LANDSCAPES
EDIE LEAVES TWICE
INDIVIDUATE
WALLS
INTERDISCIPLINARY DANCE
SHORT FILM + LIBRETTO + ORIGINAL SCORE
A dance for six, with multimedia. "Ritual" dives into the volcanic beginnings of families.
The unsettling of Spring grounds inspires this piece. 4 dancers and mobile projection.
INSTAGRAM
SOUNDCLOUD
WIKIPEDIA
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SONG CYCLE
MULTIMEDIA + ORIGINAL SCORE AND LYRICS
A thief of memories considers his love for a woman, how he might be helpful to her, and how he might convince her to trade her future for the wonderful past he has collected behind her.
The Thief Pt 1
The Thief Pt 2
STORY Kevin Draper / LYRICS Nick Jaina / MULTIMEDIA Kevin Draper and Lora Robertson / SCORE Nick Jaina
DANCE + SHORT FILM + ORIGINAL SCORE
This collaboration explores the entanglement of live and recorded timelines with dancers on both the stage and screen. the artists have taken the dream of simultaneity as their inspiration - the intimacy of human meaning within the land of complexity we all inhabit.
SHORT FILM Lora Robertson / SCORE Richie Greene / CHOREOGRAPHY Esme Boyce / LIGHTING Brandon Stirling Baker
MUSIC
FILM
EXPERIMENTAL SHORT FILM
Edie Leaves Twice is the second in the Satellite Collective series of short films - the story of a young woman leaving her home twice - once as she leaves her mother, and again when she must return to get her child.
STORY Kevin Draper / STOP MOTION ANIMATION Lora Robertson / SCORE Ellis Ludwig - Leone
STORY
FILM
I CAN HELP YOU
WATER
DANCE + MULTIMEDIA + ORIGINAL SCORE
This collaboration explores human struggle and entanglement though use of athletic movement, and a full architectural grasp of the stage space.
CHOREOGRAPHY Manuel Vignoulle / MULTIMEDIA Kevin Draper / LIGHTING Brandon Stirling Baker / SCORE Nick Jaina and Amanda Lawrence
CHOREOGRAPHY Devin Alberda / SCORE Nick Jaina
SPOKEN WORD
MUSIC FOR CONSIDERATION
COMPOSITION David Moss / IMAGERY Kevin Draper
2015
DANCE + MUSIC + EMBEDDED IMAGERY
INTERDISCIPLINARY DANCE
DANCE + MUSIC + EMBEDDED IMAGERY
This collaboration will explore the entanglement of space, human relationship and image. A score by an accomplished New York City Ballet dancer interacts with intensely personal choreography by a young choreographer from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in a set that unfolds in imagery as the work proceeds. Buried within is a silent libretto, a story of those who would trade their future for their impossible past.
CHOREOGRAPHY Marcus Willis / SCORE Aaron Severini / VISUAL DESIGN Kevin Draper / LIGHTING Brandon Stirling Baker / STORY Kevin Draper

2014

"GRAN ..JERICHO"
DANCE + MUSIC + LOOPVOICE
SPOKEN WORD + EMBEDDED IMAGERY
In 2016, Satellite is focusing on a series of ideas that add up to what we call : the AGE OF INFALLIBILITY.
We will be using music, dance, poetry, short film and visual art to explore this set of ideas - which are:

We will be using music, dance, poetry, short film and visual arts to explore this set of ideas - which are:

1) the entirely new idea that the people who colonized the planet next door could not come back

2) the eventual illegality of non laboratory based reproduction and the full dissociation of gender and sexuality because of it

3) the spectacular embrace of violence as a technique for mapping the world around us

4) male bonding and kinship based upon a shared goal of immortality

5) the intense moral ambiguity of defining singular combatants who attack overwhelmingly superior entities

6) the addition of nonvisible spectrums to our eyesight

7) the experience of emotions arbitrated by mechanical and electronic interfaces with our bodies

8) the dominance of communication too spectacular to carry ideas

2016 IDEAS
MUSIC
EXPERIMENTAL SHORT FILM
SHORT FILM + MUSIC + SILENT LIBRETTO + ANIMATION
This collaboration will explore the connection between heroism that is real and heroism that is publicity in an environment where faith has grown weak and seen its structures dismantled.
DIRECTOR Lora Robertson / SCORE Stelth Ulvang / VISUAL DESIGN Kevin Draper / LIGHTING Brandon Stirling Baker / STORY Kevin Draper / ANIMATION Lora Robertson
ARCHITECTURAL INTERVENTION
INTERDISCIPLINARY DANCE
DANCE + MUSIC + LOOPVOICE
This collaboration will explore the posthuman condition of individuality and a new musical process of tone overlays that makes the string instrument sound like a human voice.
CHOREOGRAPHER Devin Alberda / SCORE Richie Greene / VISUAL DESIGN Kevin Draper / LIGHTING Brandon Stirling Baker
INTERVENTION
ARCHITECTURAL RELIC
This collaboration will explore the presence of the architectural relic.
VISUAL ARTIST Site : Lab / LIGHTING Brandon Stirling Baker
SPOKEN WORD PAIRING + EMBEDDED IMAGERY
WORD
This collaboration will explore the need for invocation as two men with two voices speak.
PERFORMERS Yuval David and Nikhil / WRITERS Kevin Draper, Nikhil / VISUAL DESIGN Kevin Draper / LIGHTING Brandon Stirling Baker
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SONG CYCLE
MULTIDISCIPLINARY BALLET
SPOKEN WORD
MULTIDISCIPLINARY DANCE
EXPERIMENTAL SHORT FILM
BALLET + MULTIMEDIA + LIBRETTO + ORIGINAL SCORE
MULTIDISCIPLINARY BALLET
MULTIDISCIPLINARY DANCE
EXPERIMENTAL SPOKEN WORD
MULTIDISCIPLINARY BALLET
STORY
STORY
BALLET + MULTIMEDIA + ORIGINAL SCORE + LIBRETTO
MULTIMEDIA + ORIGINAL SCORE AND LYRICS
DANCE + SHORT FILM + ORIGINAL SCORE
ANIMATED FILM + LIBRETTO + ORIGINAL SCORE
DANCE + MULTIMEDIA + ORIGINAL SCORE
POETRY + SOUNDSCAPE + MULTIMEDIA