Sweat

A full-length a cappella opera for 5 soloists and chorus. Produced in co-operation with Center for Contemporary Opera. Music by Juliet Palmer, Libretto by Anna Chatterton, Directed by Giselle Ty, Conducted by Lidiya Yankovskaya, choreography by EgoArt, Inc's own Nicole Pierce.

Sweat is a kaleidoscope of characters and stories collected from factories around the world. The work offers a window into the lives of the unseen millions who work to clothe us and the high-flying designers whose fantasies feed the fashion industry.

Date: October 2016

Location: National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY

The Festival of Us

The Soldier's Tale

Produced at Tanglewood in Seiji Ozawa Hall with Maestro Charles Dutoit and members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra with choreography by EgoArt, Inc.'s own Nicole Pierce. Igor Stravinsky's "The Soldier's Tale" was directed and narrated by Bill Barclay, with music, text, and dancing that presents a story based on a Russian folktale of a hapless soldier who strikes a deal with the devil.

Date: August 2016

Location: Tanglewood, Lenox, MA

The Festival of Us

The Festival of You, Us, We and Them

EgoArt, Inc. performed in a 3-day festival at the Dance Complex which opened its doors and welcmed the greater community all weekend long.

Date: June 2016

Location: The Dance Complex

The Festival of Us

The Opposites Game

Dancing opposite dances. Sound, movement, images and set pieces intertwine as each dance juxtaposes and contrasts the one before.

Date: June 2015

Location: Tufts University, Jackson Dance Lab

The Opposites Game

The Opposites Game (sneak peek)

Dancing opposite dances. Sound, movement, images and set pieces intertwine as each dance juxtaposes and contrasts the one before.

Date: September 11-13, 2014

Location: Boston Center for the Arts, Calderwood Pavilion, Rehearsal Hall A

The Opposites Game

Sometimes Together: Faculty & Friends

We're bringing brand new work to the Dance Complex including a sneak peak from The Opposites Game, our newest full length work.

Date: May10-11, 2014

Location: Dance Complex, 536 Mass. Ave., Cambridge, MA

The Walk

Outside The Box

We're performing The Walk in the first ever Outside The Box Festival on the Boston Common.

Date: July 20, 2013

Location: Boston Common, Park Street Stage

The Walk

SomDance Festival

As part of a citywide dance series in Somerville, we are collaborating with Weber Dance to present an evening of work in a parking lot in Davis Square that will include excerpts from The Walk.


Date: Saturday, June 29, 2013

Location: Bank of America Parking Lot in Davis Square (MAP)

The Walk

The Walk

A multimedia dance-theater piece that traverses through emotional experiences from innocence to crisis and ultimately hopefulness. The Walk examines chapters of our lives and the ways we learn and mature. Dynamic movement, musical exploration and video imagery amidst an ethereal set provide the fabric for a provocative and heartfelt journey.


Date: Thursday, Jan 24 - Saturday, Jan 26, 2013

Location: Villa Victoria Center for the Arts (MAP)

The Walk

Provincetown Dance Festival

Friday, October 19, 2012

EgoArt, Inc. appeared at the 2012 Provincetown Dance Festival.

(A night of eclectic contemporary dance).


The performance was held at The Provincetown Theater 238 Bradford Street (MAP).

The Provincetown Dance Festival

Artbeat 2012

Saturday, July 21st, 2012

EgoArt, Inc. appeared at Artbeat 2012.

During the heat of summer (held on the third weekend in July), artists and festival goers converge on Davis Square, transforming it into one of the area's coolest, largest, and most innovative arts festivals in the region.


The performance was held at The Somerville Theater (MAP) and the tickets were free!

Artbeat 2012

Green Street Studios 20 Year Anniversary Gala

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Green Street Studios celebrated its 20 year anniversary with an unforgettable gala.

We were proud to dance at this incredible event. In addition to EgoArt, guests were treated to work by:


Location: The performance was held at Green Street Studios 185 Green St., Cambridge, MA 02139 (MAP)

green street gala

Scapegoat Garden Collaboration

Friday, April 20, 2012

Scapegoat Garden a Harford-based dance theatre company, partnered with local choreographer Nicole Pierce/EgoArt, Inc. to conjure a lush world where movement, music, sound, video, costume, set and light design were brought together.

This event was presented as part of the Movement at the Mills program by the Boston Center for the Arts.

Location: The performance was held at The Mills Gallery 551 Tremont Street, Boston, MA (MAP)

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A GUEST PERFORMANCE

January 19, 20, & 21, 2012

Nicole Pierce, Jimena Bermejo-Black, & Lindsey Ridgeway were pleased to perform in Caitlin Corbett Dance Company's Dance Company Showcase, 'I'm Like, No Way', a work in progress. The performance was part of Daniel McCusker Dance Project's annual 'ThIStHaT ShoW' dance showcase.

Location: The performances were held at the Central Square Theater, 450 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139 (MAP)

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A GUEST PERFORMANCE - Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA

December 16th & 17th, 2011, 8pm

Nicole Pierce and Victor Tiernan performed in Caitlin Corbett Dance Company's Dance Company Showcase, 'I'm Like, No Way', a work in progress that considers the trajectory of recklessness through three duets and an octet. Other works featured in the performance include Without Word (1998), a lush, lyrical duet for two women and Duets (2009), an eclectic collection of 15 one-minute duets performed by a truly dynamic assortment of unlikely couplings, most of whom are non-dancers.

the body

ARTIST TALK: Dancing to Mozart's Requiem: Scores, Recordings and Choreography

November 16, 2011, 7-8:30pm

Nicole Pierce prepared an artist talk that described her unique process for creating her dance, Requiem including listening to samples of various recordings, a brief review of the history of the Requiem itself (unfinished at the time of Mozart's death) and video excerpts from the performance.

The evening was prepared for the Somerville Public Library and was a free event for the community.

79 Highland Ave., Somerville, MA 02143

the body

Body/Bawdy/B awe D

Nov 13th and 14th, 2011

EgoArt, Inc. was pleased to participate in "Body/Bawdy/B awe D" a two night exhibition of videos and live performances by Massachusetts College of Art alumni on the topic of THE BODY.

The evening was curated by MA College of Art '09 alum Jimena Bermejo



The evening was presented at Green Street Studios

185 Green Street, Cambridge, MA 02139

www.greenstreetstudios.org/

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Gowanus Guest Room

Nov 4th and Nov 5th, 2011

EgoArt, Inc. was pleased to present excerpts from new work (!) at the Gowanus Guest Room Annual Showcase, an event we've been pleased to dance at twice before.

The Gowanus Guest Room is an annual dance and performance showcase currently in its fourth year. Curated by dancer/choreographer Erin Gottwald, the Gowanus Guest Room is host to artists from around the U.S. and the globe each fall.

Location: Spoke the Hub's Space @ Gowanus Arts 295 Douglass St. (between 3rd & 4th Aves) Brooklyn, NY 11217 (MAP)

Pictures of the event may be viewed here.

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Exit Dance Theater's Spring Performance

May 13th and 14th, 2011

EgoArt, Inc. was pleased to dance in Exit Dance Theater's Spring Performance 2011:

Exit Dance Theatre presents new works along with the following dance companies from the Boston Dance Alliance:

Angela Conte

Annie Kloppenberg

Jennifer Hardy - Contrapose

Nicole Pierce - Egoart

Sallee Slagle - Forty Steps Dance Co.



Firehouse Center for the Arts

Newburyport, MA

www.firehouse.org

springmix

Soaking WET

March 10-13, 2011

Nicole Pierce and EgoArt, Inc. were pleased to dance in Soaking WET

Soaking WET is a series of choreographic evenings curated by David Parker, whose company, David Parker and The Bang Group has been the first and only resident-dance company of the West End Theater since January 2003. Parker is committed to bringing together artists of varied backgrounds and levels of experience in order to break down aesthetic barriers and achieve mutual inspiration. The artists are united by their commitment to movement and their understanding that vigorous experimentation can take many forms. Soaking WET has received generous support from The Netherland-America Foundation, The Jerome Robbins Foundation, Derek Bernstein and several private donors.

www.thebanggroup.com

West End Theate

263 West 86th Street

New York, NY 10024


soaking wet

Requiem

February 18, 19, 25th and 26th, 2011

Nicole Pierce and EgoArt, Inc. were pleased to present Requiem as part of the first annual Cyc-Specific Festival of Art, a two week visual and performing arts event in the Boston Center for the Arts unique Cyclorama venue.


The festival was developed in response to the artist community's ongoing call for the Cyclorama to be open more frequently for artists' use, and EgoArt, Inc. were happy to be part of the inaugural presentation.


Requiem premiered in Fall of 2009 at the Armory in Somerville, MA to critical acclaim. We were excited to expand on this work in the unique space of the BCA Cyclorama.

Pictures of the performance may be viewed here.

requiem