THE LIMINAL YEAR (2021)
The Liminal Year
Choreography: Robin Cantrell
Music: Alexis Gideon
Costumes: Christine Darch
First Performance: 2021, 40th Annual Battery Dance Festival
About the Choreographer
With a professional performing career spanning two decades, Robin Cantrell has worked with numerous dance companies including City Ballet of San Diego, Rioult, Rebecca Kelly Ballet, and, most notably, as a member of Battery Dance for 12 years. With Battery, Robin performed, taught, and presented her own choreography in over 60 countries. She is the subject of the award-winning documentary Moving Stories, about the company’s cultural diplomacy work, and most recently led a successful teacher training pilot program at Vassar College during their fall semester.
Robin currently dances for Gabrielle Lamb’s PigeonWing Dance and is the Artistic Director of Indelible Dance: a Brooklyn-based dance company that creates otherworldly dance films and presents multimedia immersive dance events.Her most recent dance films, ODYSSEY, and TRIPTYCH, have garnered numerous awards and accolades, including Best Screendance of the Year at the 2022 Independent Shorts Awards.
Robin recently co-founded Constant John Productions with her creative partner Alexis Gideon. The company creates dynamic films that tell their stories entirely through dance and music. Their fist film, Flatland No. 1 was completed early this year.
Robin Cantrell is a native of St. Paul Minnesota and received her BFA in ballet performance at the University of Utah as a Willem F. Christensen scholarship recipient.
She loves her bird very much and continues to expand her mindfulness practice.