Mancc Podcast



Audio podcasts from guest artists of the Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography (MANCC) at Florida State University. This series of podcasts include interviews with choreographers participating in MANCC residencies discussing current research topics relevant to work on tour in this country and abroad.


  • Deganit Shemy

    23/03/2010 Duración: 18min

    Choreographer Deganit Shemy (NY) speaks with her dancers Robin Brown, Leah Nelson and Savina Theodorou about the working process for Shemy's work "Arena". Shemy was in residence for two weeks at MANCC as our Baryshnikov Arts Center Partnership.

  • Shinichi Momo Iova-Koga and Ko Murobushi

    08/02/2010 Duración: 21min

    Co-choreographers Shinichi Momo Iova-Koga (CA) and Ko Murobushi (Japan) discuss the concept and inspiration for their new work in development, Crazy Cloud, with assistance in translation from Kyoko Yoshida of San Francisco International Arts Festival.

  • Reggie Wilson and Andréya Ouamba

    20/01/2010 Duración: 15min

    Choreographer Reggie Wilson (NY) speaks with the "Good Dance" collaborators Andréya Ouamba (co-choreographer/Senegal), Fatou Cisse (dancer with 1er Temps/Senegal) and Rhetta Aleong (dancer with Fist and Heel Performance Group/NY).

  • Koosil-ja

    19/11/2009 Duración: 18min

    Choreographer Koosil-ja (NY) converses with Melissa Guerrero [dancer/live processing coach], Robert Ramirez [OGRE 3D engine manager/programmer] & Jane Shaw [Lighting Designer/Production Manager] about "Blocks of Continuality/Body, Image and Algorithm".

  • Yasuko Yokoshi

    19/11/2009 Duración: 15min

    Choreographer Yasuko Yokoshi (NY) speaks with project collaborators, Julie Alexander, Kayvon Pourazar [dancers] and Steven Reker [musician/composer] about their collaborative process during the development of Yokoshi's newest work "Tyler Tyler".

  • Wally Cardona

    20/10/2009 Duración: 18min

    Dancer Joanna Kotze speaks with Cardona and FSU Philosophy Department professor, Dena Hurst, about the development of REALLY REAL and the contextual components of the work.

  • Morgan Thorson

    13/04/2009 Duración: 16min

    Performer and choreographer Karen Sherman speaks with MN based choreographer Morgan Thorson about the development of her work "Heaven" during her MANCC Choreographic Fellowship

  • Emily Johnson

    13/04/2009 Duración: 14min

    Composers James Everest and Joel Pickard speak with MN based choreographer Emily Johnson about the development of her work "The Thank You Bar" during her MANCC Choreographic Fellowship.

  • Reggie Wilson

    13/04/2009 Duración: 23min

    Senegalese based choreographer, Andréya Ouamba, speaks with NY choreographer Reggie Wilson about their collaborative work "The Good Dance".

  • DD Dorvillier

    13/04/2009 Duración: 15min

    Elizabeth Ward, Amanda Pina and Heather Kravas, NY based dancers, sit with DD Dorvillier, NY based choreographer and Dance Theater Workshop / MANCC Partnership project recipient to discuss Dorvillier's work

  • Julia Rhoads

    13/04/2009 Duración: 21min

    Dancer Megan Wilkinson and dramaturge Jon Sherman speak with IL based choreographer Julia Rhoads about the development of her new work "Punk Yankees" during her MANCC Choreographic Fellowship.

  • Eiko & Koma

    13/04/2009 Duración: 19min

    Eiko & Koma, Japanese choreographers who reside in NY, speak with Shoko Letton, filmmaker for the Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography, about the development of their work "Hunger" during their MANCC Living Legacy residency.

  • Dean Moss

    27/10/2008 Duración: 15min

    Project composer Okkyung Lee (NY) interviews choreographer Dean Moss (NY) and choreographic collaborator Yoon Jin Kim (Seoul, Korea) about their work "Kisaeng Becomes You".

  • Nora Chipaumire

    29/07/2008 Duración: 19min

    Dr. Heike Schmidt, History Professor at Florida State University, speaks with Nora Chipaumire (NY) about her choreographic collaboration with Zimbabwean musicians Thomas Mapfumo and the Blacks Unlimited.

  • Deborah Hay

    23/07/2008 Duración: 14min

    Shoko Letton, MANCC Filmmaker, interviews Deborah Hay (NY) during her Living Legacy residency March 9 - 23, 2008, about her philosophy and process of choreographing in relation to "If I Sing To You".

  • Nami Yamamoto

    11/04/2008 Duración: 13min

    Matthew Acheson, puppeteer, and Darla Villani, dancer, speak with Nami Yamamoto, NY based choreographer, about her newest work "a howling flower".

  • Kate Weare

    11/04/2008 Duración: 14min

    David Ryther, composer and violinist from San Francisco, speaks with Kate Weare, NY based choreographer about their collaborative process in Weare's newest work "Bridge of Sighs".

  • Luciana Achugar

    20/11/2007 Duración: 14min

    Hilary Clark, dancer with Luciana Achugar and Tere O'Connor speaks with NY choreographer, Luciana Achugar, about her choreographic process and upcoming work "Sublime Is Us".

  • Margaret Jenkins and Tanusree Shankar Dance Company

    20/11/2007 Duración: 17min

    John Perpener, dance historian and FSU Dep't of Dance professor, speaks with Margaret Jenkins, Director of MJDC, and Varshaa Ghosh, dancer with the Tansuree Shankar Dance Company from Calcutta, India about "A Slipping Glimpse".

  • Margaret Jenkins and Tanusree Shankar Dance Company

    20/11/2007 Duración: 17min

    Dan Wagoner, choreographer and FSU Dep't of Dance professor, speaks with Margaret Jenkins, director of the Margaret Jenkins Dance Company about her recent collaboration with the Tansuree Shankar Dance Company from Calcutta, India for "A Slipping Glimpse".

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