Carolina Czechowska and Jamielyn Duggan combine years of expertise with diverse collaborators from various art disciplines to deliver exclusive audience-artist relationships through non-traditional performances. Our ethos is based on continuous inquiry, development, and advancement of a new paradigm that communicates movement and integrates performing artists into the ecosystems of innovative company cultures. Our top priority is designing performance experiences that boost the individual and collective spirit by activating embodied attention and engagement in a shared space.
Historically performance art has been an integral part of humanity that has unfortunately lost its value in society. We believe the reintroduction of "movement art" is crucial and are dedicated to transforming the archaic proscenium dance model into the communal "living room" of the future. It's a frontier neglected for several decades, and we are committed to reinversions. Furthermore, we want to revive the importance of a shared holistic, visceral experience, sparking conversation, creativity and connection.
Carolina Czechowska & Jamielyn Duggan
Collective actions, situations, and feelings that involve and are shared by every member of a group of people, audience, and performer alike.
Attention is the action of taking special care of someone or something. You look at it, listen to it, and think about it carefully.
This is what performing artists do for a living and what all humans deserve to experience.
It is the foundation of how we practice, produce and perform.
Our process is the product of presence, shaped to be seen.
Carolina (Carro) Czechowska was born in Stockholm and received her education at the Royal Swedish Ballet, National Ballet of Canada, The Boston Ballet, and Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet Training Program. In San Francisco, she has danced with RAWdance, Capacitor, James Graham Dance Theatre, and Garrett & Moulton Productions (2011-19). Internationally, she has been part of installations by Tino Seghal and worked with Johannes Wieland at the 2015 “One Small Step” festival.
Carro has taught classical Pilates for twelve years and is the owner of Body Bottega. In 2017 Carro was awarded an “Izzie,”; The Isadora Duncan Dance Award, for outstanding individual performance. During the pandemic, she was a company member of Moving Isolation, an award-winning online international collaboration led by Swedish Choreographer Anna Holter. In 2021, Carro was appointed the Director of Community Research and Engagement at the International Museum of Dance. Since 2019, Carro has been a member of the distinguished Margaret Jenkins Dance Company.
Jamielyn is a multidisciplinary native San Franciscan artist rooted in contemporary performance and visual design. Creatively spanning a twenty-year career, she shares her experience in varied forms as a performing artist, fashion designer, stylist, director, choreographer, model, and actress through the mediums of live performance, experiences, photography, and film production.
After training on full scholarship with San Francisco Ballet and professional development through Jacob's Pillow, Alonzo King's LINES ballet, and SF Conservatory of Dance. Her performing highlights include Liss Fain Dance, Oakland Ballet, Amy Seiwert's Imagery, MFDP/SF, and eighteen seasons with SF Opera. She is a founding member of the Dance Theatre of San Francisco and the Milissa Payne Project. Her guest artist engagements include Diablo ballet, San Diego Opera, La Grandes ballet de Canadians, and West Edge Opera.
Jamielyn is a tenured dancer with the San Francisco Opera and creative director of Eimaj Design. She is grateful to expand her artistic practices through inspired, collaborative action at this pivotal time.
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