Join us for the premiere performance of “REPRISE.” “REPRISE” will be created by French as she engages in a series of open rehearsals and workshops that explore the relationship between dance and McCaman’s interactive art sculptures.
Helen Hansen French, a native of St. Petersburg, Florida received her BFA from The Juilliard School. Upon graduating she was invited to join Buglisi Dance Theatre. Tobi Tobias of the NYC Village Voice hailed her as “altogether luminous”, and Nancy Wozney of ArtsHouston says her, “generous and radiant performance stands out.” In addition to BDT’s annual New York City seasons she has toured nationally and internationally performing in such venues as, the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Chautauqua Dance Festival, Vail…… Read More
Creative Pinellas presents “LOOK TOUCH MOVE” a dynamic artistic collaboration encompassing artist Sharon McCaman’s interactive art exhibition “Reiteration,” and “Reprise,” a new work choreographed by Creative Pinellas artist laureate Helen French. Your tactile, audible, and visual senses will be engaged with “Reiteration,” which features large scale sculptural pieces created by McCaman that use diverse textures, materials, and technology to create a multi-sensory and participatory experience for visitors. “Reprise” will be created by Creative Pinellas Artist Laureate Helen French as she engages…… Read More
Sharon McCaman is an interdisciplinary artist who works with a multitude of different media including, but not limited to, classical and contemporary movement techniques, digital media design, projection design, production design, sculpture, live video manipulation, and sensor technologies. She creates work that prioritizes the body and physical movement as well as the crafting of physical materials and the manipulation of technology. Aesthetically, her work often includes components of repetition and accumulation, while still leaving room for agency and interactivity, both for…… Read More