october 2017: tunisia!
With support from the US Embassy in Tunis, Dance Motion USA / Brooklyn Academy of Music, and our local community, it's happening! Three SMC dancers will travel to Tunisia for two weeks in October. We will teach daily professional classes through our local partner, L’association Hayyou’Raqs, and collaborate with a small cast of local dancers on a new piece. DMUSA / BAM is sponsoring a livestream of the performance! They'll be sending their video technician to Tunis, and will broadcast the performance all over the world.
September 2017: joe's pub
Schoen Movement will be at Joe's Pub this September. The festival, DanceNOW, is in its 22nd Season and will bring you40 companies/artists over the course of 4 nights. The audience votes and the favorites will perform in an encore show three weeks later. It's super fun and it always sells out! Tickets here.
Saturday, September 9th | 7:00PM
august 2017: teaching in wisconsin
In August, Emily Schoen went back to her hometown in Wisconsin to teach at Accent on Dance Studios. She had a blast contributing to the community where she grew up dancing!
July 2017: open doors dance festival
Schoen Movement Company rep went all the way to Iowa in July for the Open Doors Dance Festival, where we presented an evening of duets with much joy, and spent the remainder of the week teaching and creating with students. Check out a clip below (which includes snippets of the duet we created live).
May 2017: Residency with Houston Met Dance Company
In May, Schoen Movement Company went to Houston where we created a new work for METdance. The piece "the grounding place." features an original score by Glen Fittin and costume design by Márion Talán of Juilliard.
december 14, 2016: a movement flight
On December 14th, Schoen Movement Company is presenting an evening of dance performance at the iconic Brooklyn Brewery.
We're remixing material from our Rockaway Brewery show in May, and bringing on 2 uber-talented guest companies: LoudHoundMovement and B.S Movement. Come see sophisticated, exciting works of art from THREE companies while mingling and drinking beer brewed on site. Get tickets here!
Fall 2016: Jamaica Center for the art and learning artist-in-residence
Emily Schoen was named an Artist-In-Residence for the Jamaica Center for the Arts and Learning for Fall 2016! The residency is awarded through Exploring the Metropolis and is supported by the Mertz Gilmore Foundation, among others. It supports the creation of a new work in an underutilized space. Check out highlights of our new piece "Thou Mayest," inspired by John Steinbeck's book, East of Eden.
August 2016: Workshop and New Piece COMMISSION at MPSA in Honolulu
Schoen Movement Company has been invited to create a new piece on the students of Mid Pacific School of the Arts in Honolulu, HI.
MAY 2016: BIG DANCE IN SMALL SPACES
Schoen Movement Company integrates dance into a social evening out, paired with a food vendor and local brewed beer from Rockaway Brewery. Immersive art meets social nightlife.
MARCH 2016: MARK MORRIS INCUBATOR SERIES
Emily will be teaching master classes at Mark Morris on March 1st and 3rd at 10am- 1pm. Join her in exploring the dancing self and click here to sign up!
January 2016: Apap
Schoen Movement Company has joined forces with Loni Landon, Gregory Dolbashian, and Adam Barruch to bring you an independent, self-produced showcase highlighting their current work.
Emily choreographed a solo remix version of "In One Ear And Out My Brother" for Jillian Foley. She performed her solo at The Hartt School in Connecticut.
July 1st, 2015: Jacob's Pillow Inside/Out Festival
Schoen Movement Company returned to Jacob's Pillow Inside/Out Festival to premiere the works created during the Catskills Mountain Foundation Residency. It was a return invitation not to be passed up!
April 2015: Catskills Mountain Foundation Residency
Schoen Movement Company spent one week at Orpheum Performing Arts Center in Hunter, NY working on the creation of 2 new company works. This was made possible by the generous support of the Catskills Mountain Foundation.
JANUARY-FEB 2015: LONG ISLAND DANCE PROJECT
JANUARY 2015: APAP
Schoen Movement Company presented as part of the first 14th Street Y APAP Showcase.
NOVEMBER 2014: SALVE REGINA UNIVERSITY
Emily Schoen created a new work titled "Mind the Gap" for 6 women on Salve Regina University's Extensions Dance Company in Newport, Rhode Island.
August 14th, 2014: Jacob's Pillow Inside/Out
An evening of work by Schoen Movement Company, presented by the prestigious Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival on the iconic Inside/Out outdoor stage in Becket, Massachusetts.
April 23-24th, 2014: WestFest Top Floor
Schoen Movement Company presented a new work titled "Space and Play." "Space and Play" is an abstract piece examining 3 ways of bringing focus to the space: by describing its boundaries; by being with it as is- using stillness, smallness, and simplicity to make dancers minimalists within the room that holds them; or by filling it with movement and energy to give space a pulse. Original sound score by Adam Crawley.