In this last segment of the Update Series, the members of Mountain Empire share what's to come in the new year:
As the new year approaches, we find Eliza tucked away in her new Portlandia abode, Barbara sussing out the difference between big-city living and little-city living in Blacksburg, Rachel & mended hubby exploring their new house in B-burg, and Katie dance-puttering around our nation's capitol. In their own little enclaves, the members of MEPC are busy writing a new little project based on what we'd like to see on stage.
Scribbling away (or click-clacking on the keyboard), each collaborator is writing a solo for another dancer filled with outsourced written material. Perhaps a bit of prose from an Akram Kahn review, a description of a scene from preview of a far-off and unheard-of company, each solo will be constructed out of strange and beautiful bits of material from elsewhere. What a way to get out of one's own head... or waaaay into it. MEPC will then reconvene, decide which lucky dancers will get the new solos, and then... stay tuned in for manifestation! Little bits of this piece will pop up intermittently in each of our communities as we work out the kinks. Check back with us often or like our FB page for updates on when these will be so you can be a part of the feedback.