upon hearing

upon hearing is a 20 minute dance work choreographed and directed by hannah m. ayasse. it is the culmination of a year of listening to stories of strangers and friends and reflecting upon the experience and role of a listener. it is a meditation on identity, empathy, poetry, and movement. information on the choreographic process and […]

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reviews

Marin Leggat Roper, MFA, CLMA dance artist & educator “Thank you for reminding us that empathy can be physical, that it is in our cells.” Mary Buckley, Associate Professor, Dance Director, International Arts & Culture Women’s Leadership Program The George Washington University “I was blown away by your dance thesis showing tonight; it is sophisticated, […]

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who’s who

Choreographer: Hannah Ayasse Stage Manager: Kendall Coniaris Assistant Stage Manager: Linda Ryan Lighting Design/Master Electrician: Kaiylah Watts Sound Design: Hannah Ayasse, Danny Debner Costume Design: Judy Hansen, Grace Mitchell Sound Technician: Alexandria Taliaferro House Crew: Madelyn Ashworth Music: City of the Sun, Evenings, Made In Heights, Pascaal, SoundFORMovement, STWO Dancers: Emily Ariz, Hannah Ayasse, Melanie Eccles, […]

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poems

along with the GW Dance Festival program, all audience members who attended upon hearing received a booklet with the poems in the order that they were performed. here are all of the poems formatted for printing: thesis poem booklet here is the original prompt that poets from the GW Spoken Word Collective responded to in order […]

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promotional materials

photos email notice   upon hearing an honors thesis in dance movement choreographed and poetry curated by hannah ayasse the final event in the Department of Theatre & Dance GW Dance Festival 2016 when: friday april 22 // 7:00p (doors open 6:30p) saturday april 23 // 1:00p (doors open 12:30p) each performance will last 20 […]

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