Winter 2023 Residency
About the Artists
Alyssa Mitchel is a San Francisco based choreographer who creates an extremely physical, highly technical, dynamic, engaging and unique style of movement.
Mitchel was the winner of the 2019 Choreography Competition of the International Dance Festival of Silicon Valley and was an awardee of Dancers’ Group Lighting Artists in Dance Grant for her production, The Classroom (ODC, September 2019). She was also a recipient of the Classical Girl Giving Grant (Fall Quarter 2019) and a 2018-19 awardee of the Isadora Duncan Award for Outstanding Achievement in Performance-Ensemble. In partnership with San Francisco’s Exploratorium, she received an arts grant for the premiere of her outdoor production, Here. Now. (November 2021). She was recently selected as the summer 2022 Artist in Residence at Berkeley Ballet Theatre. She’s been granted residencies and commissions at ODC Pilot 70&71, Bay Pointe Ballet, Moving Arts, LEVYdance, SAFEhouse Arts and Marin Dance Theatre. Mitchel has danced with Garrett+Moulton Productions, SpectorDance, Peter & Co., eMotion Arts Dance Company, Labayen Dance and SOULSKIN Dance.
You can find more about Alyssa Mitchel and her work at http://alyssaevemitchel.com or her Instagram @alymitchel.
Photo by Genevieve Parker
Moscelyne ParkeHarrison &
Moscelyne ParkeHarrison is an artist from the Berkshires, MA. She graduated from The Juilliard School (’19 with the Joseph W. Polisi Award for Artist as Citizen), Hubbard Street Pro (’20), and Walnut Hill School for the Arts (’15). She is the Associate Artistic Director, Resident Choreographer and a company dancer at Post:ballet, Artistic Director and Co-Founder of BODYSONNET, and a bicoastal freelance choreographer and teacher.
Moscelyne’s choreographic works have been performed at BAMPFA, Heron Arts, Little Boxes Theater, Salesforce Tower Park, UC Davis, Peter Jay Sharp Theater (NYC), Alice Tully Hall, the Hudson Guild Theater, The Studebaker Theater (Chicago), the Foundry West Stockbridge, and Triskelion Arts. She has received support from the Anthony Quinn Foundation Fellowship, Berkshire Taconic Foundation, Metropolis Ensemble.
Moscelyne has worked professionally with Post:ballet, Liss Fain Dance, Sharp & Fine, and Liz Gerring Dance. She has originated roles in works by Helen Simoneau, Katarzyna Skarpetowska, Roy Assaf, Hannes Langolf, Ryan Mason, Iztok Kovac and Stefanie Batten Bland, and performed the repertoire of José Limón, Ihsan Rustem, Nacho Duato, Martha Graham, Bill T Jones, Crystal Pite, and solos by Robin Dekkers and Johannes Wieland. Learn more about Moscelyne at mzparkeharrison.com or bodysonnet.org
Anthony Pucci was born and raised in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He is a freelance dance artist currently working mainly with Para.Mar Dance Theater, Ballare Carmel, Post:ballet, and Tori Lawrence + Co. Formerly Anthony danced with the NW Dance Project where he was privileged to create new works with renowned choreographers such as Ihsan Rustem, Sarah Slipper, Patrick Delcroix, Wen Wei Wang, Cayetano Soto, Danielle Agami, Luca Vegetti, and James Canfield. He attended the University of Iowa, where he received a B.F.A. in Dance Performance and Choreography. While attending university, he had the privilege to perform extensively in faculty, graduate, and undergraduate work. Anthony is also a 200-hour certified yoga instructor through the Yoga Alliance. He is currently nomadic and enjoys working in many environments and with different voices and missions.
Photo of Moscelyne ParkeHarrison by Alexander Sargent
Photo of Anthony Pucci by Tori Lawrence