P E R F O R M A N C E

I love being a part of a new work, and the community that is developed within that creative process. It is my mission as a dancer to soak up the atmosphere of the group, vision of the choreographer, and work tirelessly to bring their vision to life. 


WORKING SEPARATELY TOGETHER

Premiered May 19, 2018

Cast: Julie- Batson Carter, Nina Chong, Kyla Ranney, Jessica Ray, Amber Schmiesing

Music: The Chemical Brothers

THREE SANDBURG SONGS

a dance collaboration with The Dance Collective and The Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, CT. 

Premiered February 2018.

Collaborating Artists:

Lydia McClain- Vocalist

Elizabeth R. Austin- Composer/Pianist

Dancers: Julie Batson-Carter, Jessica Ray

 


2017

  photo by Steve Zavitz

photo by Steve Zavitz

BLACK BEING: NEW CREATION REPLICA

November 2017

Actors Fund Arts Center at The Awakening Movements 5th Anniversary Fall Concert.

ACCIDENTAL MOVEMENT BENEFIT

March 2017

S C H I S M

August 2017.

This short is a collaboration with the musician David Engelhard. It is an abstract take on having disagreements, and working together to find common ground.


Choreography and Direction: Jessica Ray
Dancers: Nina Chong, Jessica Ray
Music: David Engelhard
Video by: Ashli Bickford and Nate Reigninga
Editing: Jessica Ray
Produced by: Dance into Deliverance

CULTure

January 2017

Six Degrees Dance: Six Degrees Of Separation Reflections.

Dance into Deliverance: CULture.

 


2016

PROGRESSION: A DANCE FILM

A Dance into Deliverance film.

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PARTAKE

November 2016.

Choreography: Devin Oshiro

4th Annual Awakening Movement Concert.

 

REPAIRING PERMISSIONS

GRIT: Gibney Repertory Initiative for Tomorrow

May 2016

Choreography and Movement Direction: Mariangela Lopez.

 

THREE BOROUGHS

September 2016

Visual Artist: Tracie Hervy.

Movement Direction and concept: Chloe Chotrani

Currents: A Dance Film

June 2016.

Currents is an original dance film.

Dancers: Ashli Bickford, Carly Jurman Cherylynn Tsushima, Eric Berey, Jessica Ray

Choreographer: Ashli Bickford

Director: Cody Buesing

Title Designer: Laura Gwynn

Cinematography, Edit & Color Grade: Cody Buesing

Music: Quartz by TV On The Radio

Produced by Rethink Films.