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Volume Up film by Sydney Samson (c) 2019 US
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Jennifer Scully-Thurston has meandered her way in and out of the Dance, Movement and Arts worlds her whole life. She has traveled the world in Off-Broadway shows, small contemporary companies, taught in higher education and found her voice again as "Dancer With An Attitude" writing Dance, Theater and Book reviews. Her work caught the attention of Dance Critics Association and their 2011 Emerging Writer Award. She brought movement expertise to the world of animation and film with Grasshorse Studios. Continued honing her administrative chops with Core Dance, a small but prolific internationally touring dance co. based in Houston & Atlanta. Today she is bringing her skills, dance and music to the public school system through NC Arts in Action whose program is active in 14 Title 1 schools across the state, helping under-served children reach their full potential. This year she rolled out FilmFest by Rogue Dancer, a monthly on-line Film Festival devoted exclusively to Dance.
She is a dance filmmaker, curator and video installation artist. Her works have been featured at ADF Movies by Movers, DepicT!, Frame X Frame, Mad Monster Party Film Festival, Mysticon Independent Film Festival,Colorado International SciFi & Fantasy Film Festival, Tarheel Shorties Film Festival, ScreenDance Festival, FilmFest by Rogue Dancer, Orlando Edge Film Festival, MicroActs Artist Film Screening, 919 Noise, Direct Monthly Online Film Festival, FAD Festival: Film-Art-Dance on Screen, Fieldwork, James River Filmmakers Forum, EYEDRUM, EnCORE: Dance on Film, Dans Kamera Istanbul, Alternate Roots, Movies by Movers, Love/d & Sex/ed & dOORS cAN dANCE, Skwhirlhaus, 3 Minute Film Festival, Avalonia Festival, Small Wonders Exhibition and Festival, Ozark Shorts, Cinematica Festival, Wiper Film Festival & African Smartphone International Film Festival.
Her ongoing collaborations include works with her husband Christopher Scully-Thurston (Composer), HyMettus Woods, Onur Topal- Sumer (Dancer & Filmmaker), Jeff Roll (Filmmaker), Dustin Glasco (Editor) and Robert Epps (Sequential Artist).
Today... Momentum is growing in pulling all of her disparate dance endeavors together through Rogue Dancer Productions. In the meantime, the work is happening and in full swing. So keep an out for all the current and future DANCE happenings!
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