( Image Below: Performance at Trolley Dances San Diego 2016. Photo: Manuel Rotenberg.) Quick Overview for 2017 extends past the jump. I was awarded a New England Foundation of The Arts, National Dance Project Production Grant 2016 to produce a new work to Premiere in 2018. 2017 I have a MANCC Residency in April. In May 2017 I have tentatively scheduled a residency hosted by Philip Channels of Dance Integrated Australia with support from Critical Path.
MakerMoves daily video journal for 2016 featuring freestyle performances. All videos captured on mobile, 1min or less in length, footage recorded within the last 24hours, a minimum of edits, no filters. Check the Stream of Videos HERE
ABOVE: Bill Shannon's Wearable Video Mapped Mask Photo. Garrett Jones MadMapper: Neil Henke
In depth interviews with videos and making of images linked below
Vice: The Creators Project
too lazy to attempt to learn enough drupal to keep this site functional.. it was cool while it lasted.. also never let your vimeo pro relapse. the custom privacy allowances available in pro cause all sorts of problems with existing embeds when it reverts as is obvious here.. also in my experience youtube just better at streaming whereas vimeo looks better but often streams choppy.
These two projects featuring my dance work on crutches held much in common. They were both dance for camera projects involving dancing and skating through an urban environment while staying in range and in frame for a steady-cam operator who followed each movement to the best of their ability. Both projects involved collaborating with director Joey Garfield and since their completion both have received overwhelmingly positive reactions by their respective audiences.
above: see hd here updated 2015 https://youtu.be/3m5kC_t5IGo Music Video: Artist: RJD2 Track "Work It Out" Direction Joey Garfield, Choreography and Performance Bill Shannon 2007
above: Ad Campaign: Visa "Flow" Europe, Direction Joey Garfield, Choreography and Performance Bill Shannon 2009