Midnight Padhandling combines the shimmer and potentiality of a large-screen video display with the fluidity and independence of human movement. Twenty performers gather to tell an animated story through movement and visual transitions by manipulating Apple iPads. They are accompanied by an acoustic sound score.
Movement Director – Vanessa Voskuil
Diane Anderson, Margaret Bauman, Michaela Bram, Florence Brammer, Joshua J. Carter, Amelia Foster, Ania Grandbois, Andrea Gutierrez, Mary Hartnett, Wendy Jones. Carissa Logghe, Kimberly Long, Virginia McBride, Valerie Overby, Gregory Parks, Rose Sherman, Kirsten Stephens, Kris Wetterlund, Johanna Zollar, Nan Brownf
Sound and Music Performers
Maria Benson, Robert Borman, Mark Countryman, Beth Erickson, Lisa Goese, Paul Karlson, Eva Mohn, Peter O’Gorman, Shannon Thorson
Vanessa Voskuil is an independent choreographer, director, performer, designer, community organizer, teaching artist, and creator of dances, interdisciplinary performances, and films. She has created more than twenty original works presented by theaters and universities throughout the Twin Cities.
Scott Sayre is a multimedia artist, producer, director, and graduate faculty member. He has worked for more than twenty years with a wide range of national and international cultural institutions in the development of rich multimedia experiences for teachers, students, and the public.
Peter O’Gorman is a composer, percussionist, and interdisciplinary artist. He has worked with Black Label Movement, Crash, Flying Foot Forum, Zenon and numerous other artists. He is a 2010 McKnight Composer Fellow, and a recipient of a 2011 Sage Award for outstanding design.