CHARLOTTE STREET FOUNDATION STUDIO RESIDENCY PROGRAM

Charlotte Street Foundation identifies the needs and fuels the evolution of an ever-changing multidisciplinary arts ecosystem, acting as its primary provocateur. We cultivate the contemporary, the exceptional, and the unexpected in the practice of artists working in and engaging with the Kansas City Art Community

Category Archives: Performing Artists/Ensembles

Silence is deadly

I think that’s what 45 means when he says Make America Great Again! I think he wishes for another life where he has scarred knuckles and psoriasis of the liver, hears the Catholic church bells at night as he lights his cigarettes on the stove.

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June 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Update: resident artist Tori Lawrence

I finally got around to getting the b/w film developed that I took of my recent live dance performance “Progress.”  [as you can tell, I’m a total amateur at photography.] I … Continue reading

February 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Withdrawal…

The first two months of my residency were spent completing a new work for wind ensemble and electronics: Between Glimpses of Blue. It was a huge leap for me artistically … Continue reading

February 12, 2017 · 1 Comment

KC Fringe Fest: Meter, Beat, Feat

Poetry is awesome. Music is awesome. Dance is awesome. Put all three of those creative forms together and you’ve got a Magic Triangle of PoMuDa! The KC Fringe Fest is … Continue reading

July 12, 2016 · 1 Comment

What is going on in the dance studio?

I am very excited for Open Studios! Because of recent performances with Ensemble Iberica, TedxYouth, Earth Day at KU, and classroom workshops making recycled instruments, it has been difficult to … Continue reading

April 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Kansas City Poetry Throwdown 2016

If you’re in and about Midtown, KC this weekend, make plans to drop by Prospero’s Books at 39th and Bell. You will likely catch some great poetry by poets from … Continue reading

April 14, 2016 · 1 Comment

Analog Drift, an ArtSounds on March 10th

Two members of the Charlotte Street Residency program– Eli Hougland and Russell Thorpe– will be involved in an ArtSounds on March 10th, at 7:30 pm. It will be held at … Continue reading

February 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Local Choregrapher invited to present work at San Francisco Dance Festival

El-Khoury to showcase recently premiered work at ground-breaking contemporary arts theater Kansas City, MO– Kansas City-based choreographer Chadi El-Khoury has been selected to participate in the inaugural PUSHfest Dance Festival … Continue reading

May 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Kacico Dance: 2014 Informal Showcase

Come see Kacico Dance perform rep pieces from the past and new dance works in an informal showcase. As a selected resident of the Charlotte Street Urban Culture Project, Kacico Dance … Continue reading

May 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Preparing for June performance of “Let it Fall” in Philadelphia

  We are two months away from the full length premier of “Let it Fall” at the Iron Factory in Philadelphia. All of us, Jane Gotch (choreographer), Leo Gayden (dancer), and Juliet … Continue reading

April 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Open Studios Gamelan Performance with Guest from Bali

Gamelan Genta Kasturi, Kansas City’s community Semaradana gamelan ensemble, is one of the 2013-14 Charlotte Street Urban Culture Project Studio Residents. The group has brought a guest artist from Institut … Continue reading

April 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Emergency Preparedness

Here is another in the series of building and environment sounds I have been capturing and working with. His polite yet determined announcements went on for 2 hours.  I had … Continue reading

April 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Open Studios Fri April 25 & Sat April 26

JOIN US! 2014 Open Studios Weekend is FRIDAY April 25, 6-10p + SATURDAY April 26, 12-3! Event Details Friday, April 25, 6pm-10pm Saturday, April 26, 12pm-3pm Paragraph Gallery/23 E 12th … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Update on Gamelan Tuning Residency

Gamelan Genta Kasturi will be hosting two Artists from Institut Seni Indonesia (ISI) Denpasar for the month of April to tune our entire Gamelan set, teach our group and the … Continue reading

March 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Gamelan Genta Kasturi collaborates with Quadrigarum Sat March 8 at Vacant Farm

Vacant Farm is hosting an Open House on Saturday March 8 at 3333 Roanoke KCMO just south of 31st and SWBlvd.  Doors open at 7pm. Featuring special performances by: Gamelan … Continue reading

March 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

TIME AND MEMORY: BRINGING LIGHT TO LIFE – March 15, 8pm at Paragraph

Exploring relationships between time, space, objects and others, with the intent of increasing one’s own sensitivity to and awareness of human expression.­­ Date: March 15, 2014, 8pm Admission: free Venue: Paragraph … Continue reading

February 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Double Bar Depression

I have recently finished composing my contribution to the upcoming Black House Collective new music workshop, Diana’s Hunt.  This time around we are pleased to add a featured soloist into … Continue reading

February 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Let it Fall (in process) performed at The Folly

“Let it Fall” (in process) at A Modern Night at the Folly 2.8.14 from Jane Gotch on Vimeo. Choreography: Jane Gotch in collaboration with the dancers Dancers: Leo Gayden and … Continue reading

February 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sneak Preview of “Knead Me Whole”

Chado Danse will premiere a duet Choreographed by Chadi El-Khoury, with UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance senior Rachael Hulse and her partner, John Robertz. The performance will take place on February 7th … Continue reading

January 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Modern Night at the Folly

Saturday, February 8, 2014 City in Motion Dance Theater is proud to present the 11th annual performance of “A Modern Night at the Folly” a choreographers’ showcase for Kansas City’s local … Continue reading

January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Guest Artists coming to KC from Bali

We are excited to have received a private donation to fund bringing two guest artists from Bali to tune our Semaradana gamelan set and teach and perform with our group. … Continue reading

January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

In·ter·ven·tion, site-specific installation by Carolina Aranibar, opens Friday Jan 17 at Paragraph

Debuting at Paragraph gallery, 23 East 12th Street, on Friday, January 17, 6-9pm, In·ter·ven·tion is a temporary, site-specific installation by studio resident Carolina Aranibar. Inspired by natural phenomena of light, color, … Continue reading

January 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Gamelan Genta Kasturi activites to date

The ensemble has been actively updating repertoire in our “book” of tunes available for various performances and also creating new music for a collaboration with the duo Nagual for the Black Lab Performance … Continue reading

November 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Website Launch

Launching ChaoDanse.com As I work to put to put together an online portfolio and website, here is a completed portion showcasing “on expression,” a solo performance from February 2013.

November 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Words in Motion, Choreography by Chadi El-Khoury

Choreography: Chadi El-Khoury Music: In Any Considerable Proportion, Hunter Long Dancers: Lindsay Allen, Haley Day, Rachael Hulse, Chadi El-Khoury, and Daley Kappenman Venue: Paragraph Galley Sponsors: Charlotte Street Foundation, Black … Continue reading

October 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Black Lab – A New Music Festival

With live performances at Paragraph Gallery (23 East 12th Street) on Thursday and Saturday nights through the end of October, BLACK LAB brings innovative new work by a wide range of talented musicians, dancers … Continue reading

September 20, 2013 · 3 Comments

Studio Residency ¶ Series opens with BLACK LAB Sept 5

A new season of Studio Resident-focused programming at Paragraph gallery begins with Black House Collective’s BLACK LAB, an ambitious two-month a new music festival. Opening night (free) on Thursday, September … Continue reading

September 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Nicholas Omiccioli

“…My current research includes vertical harmonic construction and the prolongation of fixed pitches on the staff. Not limiting myself to one school of thought, the musical language I base my … Continue reading

August 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

Chadi El-Khoury

“I am a dancer, and choreographer. My choreographic style is inspired movement with visceral intent. It explores creating outward expression but with greater authenticity to inner emotion. This philosophy is … Continue reading

August 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Erin Muenks

“My work displays single or multiple emotions drawn from photography and the stories of those that may not have the voice or strength to tell their story. Real people and … Continue reading

August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jane Gotch

I am a dance artist living in Kansas City. For years, I felt like I was missing out on something — New York, LA, Philadelphia, a scene. Now I fully … Continue reading

August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Gamelan Genta Kasturi

Gamelan Genta Kasturi, a community Balinese Semaradana Gamelan ensemble, has existed since its creation in the spring of 2003 by Balinese master musician I Ketút Gedé Asnawa and family in … Continue reading

August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

David Wayne Reed

“I write because I love to listen. I perform so I know that I’m not alone. Growing up on a farm in Louisburg, Kansas without formal creative outlets for my … Continue reading

August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Russell Thorpe

“Much of my musical output centers around the intersection between notated forms and improvised performance. I am active as both a composer and a performer. I am keenly aware of … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Kacico

KACICO DANCE, Kansas City Contemporary Dance, is a professional dance company presenting high-quality performances accessible to the Kansas City Metro community and Midwest region.  The company creates new work through … Continue reading

August 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

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