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Main Collaborators: karen Krolak, Jason Ries, Nicole Harris, Caitlin Meehan, Nikki Sao Pedro-Welch, Courtney Peerless, & Ralph Farris Premiered by Monkeyhouse on October 9, 2010 Monkeyhouse was honored to be commissioned to create a site-specific work at Wright’s Tower for Two Roads inaugural Dance in the Fells event. Inspired by the broken glass blanketing the…

Barry Duncan

“I write in two directions.  I had very little experience with collaboration when Karen (who had read a magazine article about me) got in touch and asked if we might discuss working together. What impressed me about her immediately was how receptive she was to anything I suggested.  It made no difference to her that…

ANTI-OSSIFICATION

Main collaborators: Nicole Harris & karen Krolak Premiered by Monkeyhouse at Cool New York Dance Festival, Brooklyn, NY 2010 This comedic duet began during a residency at the Groton School in Groton, MA. I was feeling remarkably stuck physically, emotionally, and artistically. Nicole encouraged me to stay motionless while she explored all the ways to…

Anne Howarth

“Collaborating with Karen is a true delight. She brings endless creativity and a willingness to ask un-askable questions to the process. Her perspective is expansively large while her attention to making an impact is focused on the immediate. While working with Karen, I always make discoveries about art, myself, Karen, and the world around me.”…

Luminarium SPORK

Main collaborators: karen Krolak, Luminarium, Merli Guerra, Kim Holman, Nicole Harris, Monkeyhouse, Multicultural Arts Center After Luminarium’s lush performance of Spectral at the Multicultural Arts Center in Cambridge, MA on Friday, October 30, I  led a rousing SPORK . Monkeyhouse created SPORKS to fork out questions and stir up conversations about choreography. Among the many tidbits…

Familluminottri

Main Collaborators: Jason Ries & karen Krolak Premiered at sixth annual Flying Horse Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit from September 5 to November 22, 2015 at Pingree School campus, South Hamilton, MA For over a decade now, Jason and I have been translating our adventures together into interdisciplinary creations that twist movement, lighting, fibers, ideas, and text into ephemeral metaphors…