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Premiere: FACT/SF Summer Dance Festival, San Francisco (August 2024)

Choreography: Maxine Flasher-Düzgüneş

Description: A duet highlighting the experience of mental illness from both perspectives — to witness and be witnessed within the complexities of a crisis, and the sense of loss that results when there are few directions to turn. With original sound and projection design, the work explores how the incorporation of visual art in performance can enhance the audience’s understanding of the internal conflict of the performer. 

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Premiere: The Center at Eagle Hill, Hardwick, Massachusetts (March 2024)

Choreography: Maxine Flasher-Düzgüneş

Description: An immersive creative process with the students at the Eagle Hill School working with materials as components of nature and the body as a site where nature can be reborn.

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eco-locate | a dance film triptych
Premiere: ESTIA Day Fest, LaRussa Studio, New York (May 2023) & Move to Chance Dance Festival, Speyer Hall, University Settlement, New York (November 2023)

Choreography: Maxine Flasher-Düzgüneş
Dancers: Ilektra Arsenidou & Giada Palmisano
Music: David Caparó

Description:  Developed at the Djerassi Resident Artist Program in Northern California, eco-locate explores the concept of echolocation - the locating of objects via reflected sound - and how it can be applied to a physical communication network


Re-drawn | a movement installation based on live-drawing and chance procedure

Work-in-Progress: Stapleton School for the Performing Arts, San Anselmo (May 2023)

Premiere: Guest of Cali & Co Dance, Joe Goode Annex, San Francisco (December 2023)

Choreography: Maxine Flasher-Düzgüneş

Performers: Maxine Flasher-Düzgüneş, Lacey Heffernan & BodyLanguage company of Roco Dance

Animation Design: Cameron Surh

Music Composition: Ediale Oriwoh

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Choreographic Writing Class Series 
w/ Maxine Flasher-Düzgüneş 

Host: Shawl Anderson Dance Center

Dates: Sundays 2-4pm PT (in-person)
February  5 - 26, 2023

Description: This workshop series builds on the choreographic score workshop with deeper inquiry into how text-based poetry techniques inform the choreographic process. We will primarily focus on creating choreographic scores utilizing concrete poetry, erasure poetry, ekphrastic poetry, and cinépoetry with optional weekly assignments that provide students an opportunity to invest in personal creative research. Register here

Scene R-eco-ver | a choreographic anthropo-scene

Host: World Stage Design | University of Calgary

Date: August 6-16, 2022 • Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Description: A multi-media love letter to California - a new choreographic performance interpreting the climate catastrophes of Northern California in an evolving landscape of paper and projection. 

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Choreographic Writing Intensive Course 
w/ Maxine Flasher-Düzgüneş
Host: Big Sky Workshop

Guest Artist Speakers: Jade Lien & NiNi Dongnier

Date: January 18 - March 10, 2022

Description: In the form of practice-as-research and critical discussion, we will learn through example about the use of the interdisciplinary in contemporary dance and writing practices.

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strikethrough '21
Choreography & Concept: Maxine Flasher-Düzgüneş
Text & Animation: Jade Lien

Sound Composition: Michael Wall

Mentorship: Mark Foehringer Dance Project SF |
Emerging Choreographers Forum

Premiere: April 11, 2021 | MFDPSF | San Francisco
                   April 24, 2021 | SAFEhouse Arts | San Francisco
                   July 31, 2021   | SAFEhouse Arts
 | San Francisco

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on casting airplanes

Choreography & Text: Maxine Flasher-Düzgüneş

Sound Composition: David Caparó

Production: Erin Merritt

Videography: Ainsley Tharp

Premiere: weekends, April 17 - May 9, 2021 | Neighborhood Stories | Mill Valley 

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Concept: Maxine Flasher-Düzgüneş

Code: Troy Kelley
Animation: Jade Lien

Sound: Alex MacKinnon

Premiere: January 8 - April 29, 2020 | Opening Show, The Museum of Wild & Newfangled Art | Online 

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