Watermark Arts performance at The Sanctuary, Omega 2019

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Watermark Arts performance evening held at The Sanctuary, Omega Institute, July 4th, 2019 during The Somatic Movement Summit: The Creativity of Health, Mirroring Nature.

Performances & Artists

Violinist Rachel Evans performing Ciacccona in A Minor by J.H.Schmelzer

Poet Raine Brown, reading “The Soil of Myself”, with Continuum chorus Bea Ehrsam, Lauren Grady, Nicole Faustini, Lila Greene, Elisabeth Osgood-Campbell and Rori Smith.

Water Blessing, choreographed by Elaine Colandrea.
Elaine Colandrea, Bea Ehrsam, Lauren Grady, Nicole Faustini, Melanie Gambino, Lila Greene, Meredith Johnson, Elisabeth Osgood-Campbell, Rori Smith, Kori Tolbert

Melanie Gambino in Nijinsky.

Filming & Editing by Prue Jeffries

Water Blessing

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“Water Blessings” ~ a new Continuum dance from Watermark Arts during the Somatic Movement Summit. Inaugural performance at The Sanctuary at Omega Institute with Rori Smith, Melanie Gambino, Kori Tolbert Doherty, Beatrice Ehrsam, Lauren Grady, Elisabeth Osgood-Campbell, Nicole Faustini, Meredith Johnson, Lila Greene and me. Joy, Joy, Joy!

Tree Tryst

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“Tree Tryst” performed at Pine Grove at Omega by Bea Ehrsam, Lauren Grady, Nicole Faustini, Melanie Gambino, Lila Greene, Meredith Johnson, Elisabeth Osgood-Campbell, Rori Smith, and Kori Tolbert.

In the Heart of the Cave (Nel Cuore della Caverna)

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Filmed on location in Matera, Southern Italy, a Unesco World Heritage site and European Cultural Capital for 2019. The cave town of Matera is one of the earths oldest civilizations, inhabited continuously since Neolithic times. The landscape of Matera is filled with rupestri, or cave churches, which have drawn spiritual seekers for millenia.

NY based choreographer and dancer Elaine Colandrea, whose grandparents are from the Basilicata region of Southern Italy, performs In the Heart of the Cave. She has taught Continuum in these beautifully renovated earth wombs for well over a decade.

Music: AVE – Composed by Morena Boschetto with vocals from Simona Arbizzani & Morena Boschetto.

Filmed & edited by Prue Jeffries
A Watermark Arts project – first in a series filmed in Matera in 2018.

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My Body of Water

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My Body of Water a poem by Noelle Adamo was created into a dance performance piece.

Noelle along with dancers Elaine Colandrea, Melanie Noblit – Gambino, Megan Bathory – Peeler, Sandra Capellaro, Dana Rudikoff and Elisabeth Osgood-Campbell performed at the Interdependence Day Celebration at the Somatic Movement Summit 2018, Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, New York. Read More

Watermarkings Curtain Talk

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Elaine Colandrea shares her passion for Continuum and Watermark Arts with this informal “curtain talk” recorded at Watermark Arts May 5th 2018 New Canaan, CT program, “Watermarkings...” at Holly & Bill Mensching beautiful barn.  Read More

Watermarkings… May 5, 2018 ~ Watermark Arts in New Canaan CT

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Watermarkings…somatic inspired art, dance & poetry at The Barn, New Canaan CT, May 5, 2018. Artistic Director Elaine Colandrea with Megan Bathory-Peeler, Robin Becker, Lisa Clementi, Ellen Cohen, Melanie Gambino, Lacey Ann Moore, Nicole Sclafani and special guest artist Florence Suerig. Music: Morena Boschetto Video footage and editing: Hannah Tobias. Thank you to hosts Holly & Bill Mensching. Copyright Elaine Colandrea & Watermark Arts.  Read More

Watermark Arts in New Haven, CT, May 2018

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Watermarkings…somatic inspired art, dance & poetry at The Barn, New Canaan CT, May 5, 2018. Artistic Director Elaine Colandrea with Megan Bathory-Peeler, Robin Becker, Lisa Clementi, Ellen Cohen, Melanie Gambino, Lacey Ann Moore, Nicole Sclafani and special guest artist Florence Suerig. Music: Morena Boschetto Video footage and editing: Hannah Tobias. Thank you to hosts Holly & Bill Mensching. Copyright Elaine Colandrea & Watermark Arts.  Read More

Wind Dances III

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A new video by Prue Jeffries, who along with composer Morena Boschetto, movement artists Simona Arbizzani & Elaine Colandrea, created Wind Dances III – a spontaneous collaboration that combined the fruits of a day off shopping trip in Venice with a windy early evening on a hillside in northern Italy after a Continuum workshop.

As you view, please move with us, following the breeze of your own breath.Read More