Princeton Expedition Fall 2008 – Traveling sound and dance improv through Princeton. Movement by Kristen Boccumini, Dawn Cargiulo Berman (formerly of Momix), Clara Ebersole Coleman, Gary Echternacht and Jennifer Mesch. Sound design by Scott Smallwood and Matt Marble with Cameron Britt, Sean Friar, Jascha Narveson, Benjamin Salthouse, Theodore Thwing. Beginning at the Princeton Garden movie theater on the corner of Washington and Nassau St, ending at the Princeton Public Library. 7pm


Variations On A Door – Mesch performs with music improvisors Newton Armstrong (electronics) and Nate Wooley (trumpet). Movement Research Spring Festival 2008. at Judson Memorial Church. 55 Washington Square South, New York, New York. 8pm $5

Reviews and mentions by

Matthew Lyons,
James Wagner, Gelsey Bell, Kurt Gottschalk and
Gia Kourlas (NY Times)


Seth Cluett (sound artist) and vanloads of movement researchers and other artists from NYC at Ringing Rocks Park, Pennsylvania. A sound exploration (with hammers and rocks) as part of the Movement Research Spring Festival. 11am – until Seth says it’s over.


Princeton Expedition! Movement/sound improv through the borough of Princeton. Kristen Boccumini, Clara Coleman, Gary Echternacht, Stephan Moore, Scott Smallwood, Theodore Thwing, Kimberly Young, Jen Mesch and the local police. 6-8 pm starting at the public library.


Zeena Parkins performs with Seth Cluett, Lainie Fefferman, Anne Hege, Jen Mesch, Scott Smallwood and Christopher Tignor at ffmup. 9pm Terrace Club, 62 Washington Road, Princeton. As always, ffmup is FREE.


Kristen Boccumini, Clara Coleman and Jen Mesch perform in Pilgrimage to the Seed of Intuition by Ana Lorena Sanchez Castillo. Sanchez responds to sculptures by Isaac Witkin as part of the ceremony for the gift of several of his sculptures to Rider University. BLC Theater, Rider University, Lawrenceville, New Jersey. 1pm FREE.

03.14.08, 03.15.08

I’ll Have What She’s Having annual dance performance for Women’s History Month – Mesch to perform in a new piece by Susan Tenney. Yvonne Theater, Rider University, Lawrenceville, New Jersey. $20 general admission, $15 students/seniors. Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 2pm and 8pm.


The Composers’ Ensemble Freelance Concert – Mesch to perform Pipebrook with Scott Smallwood’s music of the same name. Solo dance with Eleanor Norton on ‘cello and Sean McClowry on bass. 8pm Taplin Auditorium, Princeton University. Free.