March 22 + 23 // 2:00, 3:30, 5:00 PM
Motion Capture Studio in the Performing Arts Annex
150 N Riverside Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242

All performances are free and open to the public. Each show is 30 minutes long, and there is no late seating. The doors open 15 minutes before each show. 
Seating is limited. Please reserve your spot in advance:

Please be advised this performance uses strobe lighting effects.

Special Thanks

Many thanks to the Performing Arts Production Unit, The Department of Dance, Motion Capture Studio, my collaborators, my committee chair and members, my friends and family, and Mickey Howe. I am forever grateful for your support throughout graduate school and the thesis process.

Thesis Team

Choreographer and Performer:
Ellen Oliver
Media Designers:
Emily Berkheimer and Ellen Oliver
Sound Designer:
Ramin Roshandel
Lighting Designer:
Victor Maldonado
Digital Media Specialist:
Emily Berkheimer
Lénaïg Cariou (2019), translated from French by Virgil Blanc, text performed and recorded by Alexandria Pierre-Etienne
MoCap Costume Specialist:
Kaelen Novak
Fabrications Specialist:
Juliana Waechter
Stage Manager:
Mariana Tejeda
Committee Chair:
Daniel Fine
Committee Members:
Dr. Rebekah Kowal, Dr. Christopher-Rasheem McMillan, Jessica Tucker

Meet the Team

University of Iowa Acknowledgement of Land and Sovereignty

As an academic institution, it is our responsibility to acknowledge the sovereignty and the traditional territories of these tribal nations, and the treaties that were used to remove these tribal nations, and the histories of dispossession that have allowed for the growth of this institution since 1847.

Read the full Acknowledgement of Land and Sovereignty