Since 2012, Inside Out Contemporary Ballet has produced and performed contemporary dance works throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and abroad. To commemorate ten years of dance making, Artistic Director Casey Lee Thorne conceived of a film comprised of excerpts from every piece made in the past ten years. This retrospective, choreographic quilt captures glimmers,… Continue reading 10th Anniversary Season of Inside Out Contemporary Ballet! Film Premiere of Taking My Time
I am pleased to have accepted a new position as Development Director at Stapleton School of the Performing Arts. I will join Wilhelmina Frankfurt, Artistic Director, and Janell McFarland, Managing Director, as new leadership. Together we will celebrate our Founder, Virginia Stapleton, by carrying SSPA into its 34th anniversary season. I am honored to have… Continue reading Development Director at Stapleton School of the Performing Arts
WATCH “The Fall” – Cabrillo College Fall Dance Concert 2021. This piece commemorates the tragic death of my father, and explores larger themes of love and loss throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.
Inside Out Contemporary Ballet premiered its first ever dance film entitled 100 Days of Dance on Saturday, September 25th, 2021 on Zoom. The film debut was followed by a Q&A with the creators, which you can view HERE. Thank you to our Kickstarter donors for supporting this project, and to everyone who attended this special… Continue reading 100 Days of Dance Q&A
I am pleased to share that I will be joining the esteemed faculty at Cabrillo College as an Adjunct Professor of Dance for the 2021-2022 school year in Aptos, CA. I am very inspired by community college education. There is a strong commitment to accessibility, inclusion, and diversity, and a strong belief in the power… Continue reading Cabrillo College
The announcement that my graduate school, Mills College, will not be offering degree granting programs anymore is devastating. It’s hard to understand how something like this could happen…things that you think will last forever, that you wouldn’t even think could possibly change, gradually dissolve, shift, and become other than. Maybe this is just what getting… Continue reading Mills College Closing
The Journal of Dance Education published my research on Project Pulse: A Dance Research Experience, a collaboration with Michael Broffman LaC and the Pine Street Clinic in San Anselmo, CA. I am very grateful to share this work with everyone and see where it goes next.
Casey Lee Thorne in collaboration with the National Water Dance Project Saturday, April 18th at 1:00pm PST Livestream performance on Facebook and Instagram, so you can watch it from anywhere! The National Water Dance Project features a movement choir of dance artists from across the country, collectively embodying their connection to each other, the earth, and the water that sustains us… Continue reading National Water Dance Project LIVESTREAM this Saturday!
On April 18th, Inside Out Contemporary Ballet will join the movement choir of the National Water Dance Project. Our group will be moving at Emerald Pools in Zion National Park. Check out our BLOG post to get a little insight into preparations for this pertinent event!