Thursday, February 2, 2023 from 7:00-9:30 PM
Scratch Night is an eclectic salon of new work from generative artists alongside a unique audience feedback framework. This month’s lineup features both local and international artists: Alexis Borth + Oscar Trujillo (Movement/Choreography), Rainbow Girls (New Music), and Noam “Nani” Vazana (New Music).
New music from Rainbow Girls and Noam “Nani” Vazana
Rainbow Girls and Noam “Nami” Vazana are both visiting KC to showcase at the Folk Alliance International Conference.
Alexis Borth & Oscar Trujillo: Disintegration of Readiness
A movement-based performance that explores what happens when the state of preparedness we live in dissolves into boredom. What arises within the body, the space, the collective? Alexis Borth and Oscar Trujillo are very excited to share their first co-creation as part of Scratch Series
ABOUT THE ARTISTS
Noam “Nani” Vazana
Nani is one of the only artists in the world writing and composing new songs in the endangered Ladino language. She has performed at the Kennedy Center, London Jazz Festival, EU Festival, and more; and ranked Top-20 on World Music Charts Europe. Nani is a professor at the London Performing Academy of Music and Jerusalem Academy of Music.
“A gang of sweet angels punching you in the heart”, The Rainbow Girls is a three-woman group touring out of California.
Alexis Borth + Oscar Trujillo
Alexis Borth is a dancer, choreographer, educator, GYROTONIC® / GYROKINESIS / yoga instructor, Charlotte Street Studio Resident and Director of KC Open Pro Class. Her career has been stationed in New York, San Francisco and beyond – highlighted credits include: Complexions Contemporary Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Dance Theatre of San Francisco, and various independent projects and music videos.
Oscar Trujillo is an embodiment practitioner in private practice and with The Embodiment Institute. Oscar has created original performance work with creative collectives Brillo and ADEO, and has collaborated with Margaret Jenkins Dance Company, Organic Magnetics and more.
A new cutting-edge live + digital arts incubator, borderlandsKC presents adventurous projects expanding Kansas City’s spectrum for artistic invention. Led by Jay Gilman, a recently-returned KC native, Jay spent more than a decade as a curator, producer, and civic practice artist in Minneapolis and Philadelphia.