Join us for the premiere of
by Jakevis Thomason
presented in partnership with Parallel 45 Theatre
artists such as Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, and Beyoncé. Through Gatson's mentorship, Thomason has worked with and choreographed for artists such as Jussie Smollett and Brandy.
Except features performances by Thomason, Amaria Stern, also a 2020 graduate of the USC Kaufman School who has worked on film projects with both up-and-coming and established artists including Solange Knowles, and actor/singer Maya Lagerstam, known to TC audiences for her performances as Ronny in P45's 2019 production of HAIR: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical and as the Blue Fairy in Little Bunny Foo-Foo.
Except premieres on July 7 @ 7pm EST.
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We are proud to announce the upcoming premiere of Except, created by
Thomason is a 2020 graduate of the USC Kaufman School of Dance and, in 2019, was the first recipient of the Traverse City Dance Project's New Voices residency for emerging choreographers & composers, alongside acclaimed music artist Ian Chang. Since 2018, he has assisted and worked closely with choreographer Frank Gatson, creative director for recording
"This is America" (June 2020)
Director, Choreographer, Editor: Jakevis Thomason
Dancers: Jakevis Thomason & Rachelle Clark