Sunday, March 1, 2009

ADP performs in London

ADP will be performing on April 26 at the Cloud Dance Festival.

Jackson's Lane Theatre in Highgate, London

Hope to see you there!

Monday, February 9, 2009

Last Friday, February 6th, ADP had the pleasure of performing for the second year in a row at the Phoenix Experimental Arts Festival. It was the premiere performance of Red Bites for a Rainy Day--our first foray into the world of interactive projections.

Yes, we admit, it was almost insane to travel from New York and London to perform for one night at a relatively small local festival in Phoenix, Arizona. But boy was it worth it! We got a whole week's worth of time, space, and technical resources to finish what we'd been gradually piecing together for the past 4 months or so. Quite the royal treatment!

It was a crazy week--we blew up about 400 white balloons in order to make a kind of textured projection screen out of them. It could have been disasterous--in fact, it almost WAS disasterous. It's incredible how dry and peeled your fingers can get after two days of tying latex knots! But we made it work. It was a good thing too--because it is highly unlikely that we will ever be able to do this again! After four days in the theatre blowing, popping, tying, and lugging balloons 15 at a time in a little wagon and shopping cart (quite funny, really!), we ended up with something like this:

and this...