Past Works

Stage

Memoirs of an Overripe Dragonfruit (2020)

A piece dedicated to exploring the duality of sweet and bitter, not just in fruits, but also in relationships. 

Presented at the Fall Forward Festival

Choreographed and Performed by Amanda Monteith

Photo: Tim Trumble

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fd3KgtXr4p0

Spinning On (2021)

Raw and honest, Spinning On chronicles the process of accepting change, pining after this fantasy of the past, and coming to grips with the present.

Presented at UpTurn: Evolving Attachments

Choreographed and Performed by Amanda Monteith

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1VZ-M3VH-MOCLD7v_5NJyeWS6M07DufCl/view?usp=sharing

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The Train Has Left the Station. It's Too Late (2020)

This piece is a trio, set in a past time. Commenting on the propaganda circulated during the Vietnam war and we as people find modes of control, or lack thereof, for solace.

Choreographed by Amanda Monteith

Performed by Mia Calicchio, Faith Markovetz, and Lauren Jimenez

View Here:

https://youtu.be/H0zdGcIxf8Y

Stoned Within (2019)

An introspective work exploring societal pressures placed on women, likening them to precious Jade and examining past mis-treatment.

Performed and Choreographed by Amanda Monteith and Zakiya Rose Johnson

 

Excerpt Here:

https://youtu.be/He09vLrZxaI

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Film

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Cages (2021)

Cages delves into finding freedom to act outside of societal norms and stereotypical tropes: the nurturing Mammee, boujee light skin, proper, ultra feminine Caribbeanne; exploring the cages within which we feel bound.

Choreographed and Performed by Amanda Monteith

Presented at danceTactic's First annual Quick Festival

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1uTyZiLPYtDU5EQfYQXYPcqkaNiJykcX3/view?usp=sharing

A La Luna Y De Regreso (2021)

An introspective film outlining a series of misalignments between two people. Understated, the piece likens relationships to the cyclical and unpredictable ocean.

Choreographed by Amanda Monteith

Performed by Amanda Monteith and Ryan "Rhyno" Evans

Featured in the 2021 Queens Underground Black and Brown Film Festival in October 2021

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Reclaimed (2020)

A raw reflection of a woman reclaiming and repossessing an identity stolen. 

Featured in the 2020 Los Angeles Lift Off Film Festival

Semi-Finalist in the 2021 Ojai Short Film Fest

Choreographed and Performed by Amanda Monteith

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